Inspired by: Lakshmi [luhksh-mee] the Goddess of fortune and prosperity
Mythology: A partisan to the wealth of Earth and soul, this golden Goddess is often portrayed with four arms to represent the four Hindu goals of life: karma (love), dharma (morals and ethics), artha (purpose), and moksha (self-knowledge and liberation). In Hinduism, a male God is lifeless until paired with a female Goddess whose energy activates his power. Lakshmi is paired with Vishnu, who gives life and protection to all on Earth.Lakshmi is said to have been born floating on a lotus at the creation of the universe. She's often portrayed wearing robes embroidered with stunning gold, and draped in the most beautiful jewels. This lotus style band is a symbol of Lakshmi, and represents perseverance through the darkness in one's pursuit of earthly abundance.