Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! May the new year bring you great success and abundance! I chose the Goddess Lakshmi for this illustration because she is the Hindu Goddess of Abundance, Wealth, and Prosperity.

This is the symbolism I found online:

The four arms represent the four directions in space and thus symbolize omnipresence and omnipotence of the Goddess. The red color symbolizes activity. The golden lining (embroidery) on Her red dress denotes prosperity. The idea conveyed here is that the Goddess is always busy distributing wealth and prosperity to the devotees. The lotus seat, which Lakshmi is standing upon, signifies that while living in this world, one should enjoy its wealth, but not become obsessed with it.

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