Mahālakṣmī aṣṭakam

Mahālakṣmi Aṣṭakam from the Padma Purāṇa is an inspiring prayer devoted to Goddess Lakṣmī to invite abundance and beauty into our lives. Said to have been recited by Indra, the Goddess is exclaimed as an enchantress and the verses describe incredible visualisations that mesmerise the devotee. She grants success, intelligence & knowledge leading to liberation.


Course objectives

At the end of this self-paced mini course, you will:

  • Understand the context of this hymn and significance of Mahālakṣmī through the 2 hour workshop recording.
  • Learn the hymn Mahālakṣmī aṣṭakam – following chandas (meter) and honouring Sanskrit pronunciation.
  • Understand the significance of this hymn.
  • Be able to practice each line of this hymn separately through the resources provided.

Course Curriculum

  • Zoom link for workshop on 22 Oct – welcome!
    5 minutes
  • Download workbook
    2 minutes
  • Workshop replay
    120 minutes
  • Practice Śloka -1
    5 minutes
  • Practice śloka – 2
    5 minutes
  • Practice śloka – 3
    5 minutes
  • Practice śloka – 4
    5 minutes
  • Practice śloka – 5
    5 minutes
  • Practice śloka – 6
    5 minutes
  • Practice śloka – 7
    5 minutes
  • Practice śloka – 8
    5 minutes
  • Practice phala-śruti – 1
    5 minutes
  • Practice phala-śruti – 2
    5 minutes
  • Practice phala-śruti – 3
    5 minutes
  • Practice full hymn
    10 minutes

Your Course Includes

Workshop replay

Complete 2 hour workshop replay taught in Oct 2022.


Text in English transliteration, Devanāgari along with meaning of the hymn included.

Audio exercises

Additional audio resources to learn the chanting accurately.

Frequently asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

This is a self paced mini course which can be learned at your own time. We recommend spending about 4 hours on this module. 2 hours to watch the workshop replay and 2 hours to further practice the chanting – 30 minutes each day for 4 days.

How long do I have access to the course?
Unlimited !! You can watch the videos and techniques explained for as much number of time you wish.
Can I have face to face interaction with Instructor

No, this is an online self paced course with recorded video and audio resources.

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