The goddess of wealth and fortune, the consort of Vishnu, the daughter of Durga and sister of Ganesha. On the auspicious day of Sharad Purnima, we bring you the story of the birth of Goddess Lakshmi from the archives of Indian mythology. While they are many different elucidations, there’s always the one that captures the imagination like no other. Like us mortals, gods too have their stories, albeit with a different graph. There’s always a beginning, never an end, and one prodigious instant that makes them godly. Here’s everything you need to know about the goddess. This Lakshmi Puja, may she bless you and your loved ones with prosperity, wealth and health. Happy reading!