Lotus flower symbolizes spiritual growth and the ability to raise above obstacles on the path of spiritual enligtenment. Goddess Mahalakshmi and Goddess Saraswathi sits on Lotus flower. Mahalakshmi is also known as Kamavavaasini as she sits on Lotus. To please Mahalakshmi devotees offer lotus seeds. To get rid of poverty and to get material gain. Devotees wear Kamal Gatta Rosary (Lotus mala) mantra chanting of Mahalakshmi and for meditating. If one uses this kamal gatta rosary mala she bestows upon him wealth and comforts in life. To achieve higher studies devotees use Lotus Mala for chanting Goddess Saraswati.