Ashtalakshmi is a group of eight manifestations of Devi Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth. She presides over eight sources of wealth: "Wealth" in the context of Ashta-Lakshmi means prosperity, good health, knowledge, strength, progeny, and power.
The Ashta Lakshmi are always depicted and worshiped in a group in temples.
Adi Lakshmi or Maha Lakshmi ("Primeval Lakshmi" or "Great Lakshmi") is an ancient form of Lakshmi. She is an incarnation of Lakshmi as the daughter of the sage Bhrigu.
Dhana Lakshmi ("Money Lakshmi"), is the goddess of wealth.
Dhanya Lakshmi & Gaja Lakshmi ("Grain Lakshmi") is the goddess of agricultural wealth.
Gaja Lakshmi ("Elephant Lakshmi") is the giver of animal wealth (such as cattle) or the giver of power of royalty, as interpreted by Swami Chidananda.
Santana Lakshmi & Dhairya Lakshmi("Progeny Lakshmi") is the goddess of bestowing offsprings
Veera Lakshmi or Dhairya Lakshmi("Courage Lakshmi") is the goddess who bestows valor during battles and courage plus strength for overcoming difficulties in life.
Vijaya Lakshmi or Jaya Lakshmi ("Victorious Lakshmi") is the goddess and the giver of victory, not only in battles but also for conquering hurdles in order to achieve success.
Vidya Lakshmi ("Knowledge Lakshmi") is the goddess and the bestower of knowledge of arts and sciences.
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