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Gajalakshmi, that is Lakshmi with elephants, is one of the most significant Ashtalakshmi aspects of the Hindu Goddess Lakshmi. In this aspect, the goddess is depicted seated on a lotus, flanked on both side by an elephant (Gaja). She is shown as seated in Padmasana yogic posture, and has four arms. In each of her upper pair of arms, she carries a lotus and the lower arms are generally shown in Abhya and Varadamutra. The elephants flanking her are shown as pouring water from their trunk over the goddess. This aspect like most other aspects of Lakshmi is representative of prosperity, good luck, and abundance and the Gajalaskhmi motifs are very common in Hindu and Buddhist iconography.
The earlier available depiction of Gajalaskhmi appears on a coin. One or two elephants depicted alongside a women symbolized the birth of Gautam Buddha. Gajalakshmi is worshiped in many in Goa and Konkan as a fertility goddess mostly under the names Gajantalskhmi, Gajalkshmi Kelbai or Bauka devi by various Konkani communities as their tutelary deity.