Varamahalakshmi vratha or Pooja is observed on a Friday that falls before the full moon day of the Shravana month. Special pooja is performed to please Goddess Mahalakshmi on this day. A sacred kalasha topped by mango leaves is placed on a plate filled with rice and coins. A rangoli is drawn on the rice with turmeric. Then Avahana of goddess mahalakshmi is done and the goddess is decorated with different types of flowers and jewels.Married women observe this vratha praying for the long life of their husband. It is believed that if you are able to please Goddess Mahalaksmi on this day she will bestow you with good health, wealth and happiness.