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A Hindu goddess of fortune and beauty, often described as the consort of Vishnu and as a manifestation of Devi.

[Sanskrit Lakṣmī, from lakṣmī, token, sign, good sign, good fortune; akin to lakṣma, lakṣman-, sign, mark, of unknown origin.]


(Hinduism) Hinduism the goddess of wealth and prosperity, and the consort of the god Vishnu
[from Sanskrit Lāksmi, literally: wealth, splendour]
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This is based on the facts that the image does not wear an udarabandha, the hair and clothes of Lakshmi are in southern Indian style, and in addition the ascetics Bhrigu and Markandeya sport a shikha or a tuft of hair at the back of the head like the present-day southern Indian priests.
India-based Lakshmi Vilas Bank has announced that it has increased its deposit rates.
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Lakshmi gazed into the suddenly empty expanse of her suitcase, then closed it with a bang, punctuating the end to the conversation.
After taking a loan -- which she is still paying off -- Lakshmi recently got her eldest daughter, Padma, 24, married.
Looking at songs of praise that are offered to Lakshmi and constitute the essence of her workshop, she investigates who the goddess is, where she came from, and how she is invoked by her worshipers.
Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal tore down a house he bought for pounds 4million to build his pounds 15million hideaway.
Dial is donating funds to the nonprofit organization Lakshmi helped to found--The Endometriosis Foundation of America, which aims to fund medical research for endometriosis and educate women suffering from the condition, which Lakshmi herself has struggled with for years.
Byline: QPR shareholder Lakshmi Mittal is the richest man in British football, according to new research.
Lakshmi Tatma had a life-saving operation to cut away her parasitic headless conjoined twin in November last year.
July 2003 - The Birmingham Mail reveals that owners of Maypole Nursing Home, doctors Jamalapuram Hari-Gopal and his wife Samrajya Lakshmi, who also had a GP practice in Kings Heath, are suspended by South Birmingham Primary Care Trust from working pending a multi agency inquiry into the home after it emerges 27 residents have died in the space of a year between 2002 and 2003.
CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world's leading steel maker, Lakshmi Mittal, remains the wealthiest person in Britain, The Sunday Times newspaper's 2008 annual Rich List said.