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A chant ( Shalok) in Durga Sapatsati described the existence of Lakshmi
"Yaa Shri Swayam Sukritnaam Bhavneshu Alaxmi Paapatamnaam Kritdiyam Hrideyshu Buddi, Ksharddha Staam Kuljan Prabhvasya Lajja Taam Twaam Nata Sma Paripalay Devi Vishvam"
"या श्री स्वयं सुकृतिनाम भवनेषु अलक्ष्मी पापत्म्नाम कृतधियं ह्रदयषु बुद्दि, क्षर्द्वा सतां कुलजन प्रभवस्य लज्जा तां तवाम नता स्म परिपालय देवी विश्वं"
Mean who exist in Form of wealth (Shri) in people who associated with good work (action/karma). Who exist in form of poverty (Alaxmi) in people associated with sin (bad work). Who exist in form of wisdom (Buddi) in people who are innocent and humble. Who exist in form of devotion (Sharddha) in people associated with truth and loyalty. Who exist in form of decency (Lajja) in people who are noble and gentle. We bow and worship that Goddess Devi who rear the world.
Devi Mahalaxmi Prayers
Mahalakshmi Kavcham (armour) - महालक्ष्मी कवच
Lakshmi Stav - लक्ष्मी स्तव
Shree Stav - श्री स्तव