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The Indian name Siri is associated with Goddess Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity.
|Meditating Lakshmi, mother of Cupid (Kama)|
In search of Mischief still on Earth to roam.
And sport and flutter in the Fields of Air.
Know farther yet; Whoever fair and chaste
For Spirits, freed from mortal Laws, with ease
When Musick softens, and when Dancing fires?
Tho' Honour is the Word with Men below....
- Her four arms represent the four cardinal directions in space and symbolize omnipresence and omnipotence of the goddess. The red color symbolizes activity. The golden lining (embroidery) on her red dress suggests prosperity. The idea conveyed here is that she is always busy distributing wealth and prosperity to devotees. The lotus pedestal signifies that while living in the world, one should enjoy its wealth but not become obsessed with it. Such a living is analogous to a lotus that grows in dirty water but is not wet or defiled by it.
Radha, divine consort (WQ)
- Since the right side of the body symbolizes activity, a lotus in the back right hand conveys the idea that one must perform his or her duties in the world in accordance with dharma [a Vedic idea distorted by the Indian caste system]. Fulfilling one's real duties as a human being on a spiritual quest leads to moksha (liberation), which is symbolized by a lotus in Lakshmi's back left hand. Golden coins falling on the ground from her front left hand illustrate that she provides wealth and prosperity to her devotees. Her front right hand is shown bestowing blessings... More