Goddess Laxmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, love, prosperity (both material and spiritual), fortune, and the embodiment of beauty. She is the wife and active energy of the great Lord Vishnu. Her four hands represent the four goals of human life considered proper in Hindu way of life – dharma, kama, artha, and moksha. In Hindu culture, it is believed that anybody who worships Goddess Laxmi sincerely without any greed, will be blessed with fortune and success. It is said that Lakshmi resides in places of hard work, virtue and bravery.
This beautifully hand carved figurine of Goddess Laxmi in wood measures 4 x 2 x 10 inches (lxbxh) and weighs 0.330 kg (0.73 lb).