Benefits of Ashtakam:
" Maha Lakshmi Ashtakam Stotram
Ya: patheth Bhakthiman Naraha
Sarva Siddhi Mavapnothi Rajyam Prapnothi Sarvadha
Yeka Kalam Pathem Nithyam Maha Papa Vinasanam
Dwi Kalam Ya: Pathen Nithyam
Dhana Dhanya Samanvithaha
Thri kalam Ya:Pathen Nithyam
Maha Shathru Vinasanam
Maha Lakshmir Baven Nithyam
Prasanna Varadha Subha "
There is an excellent benefit to chanting this Shloka:
The one who chants this shloka with utter great devotion will get all his desires fulfilled and will inherit amazing, great land.
If one chants this sloka once daily, it will help to destroy all his/her sins. Chanting this sloka twice daily leads to significant gains in wealth and grains. If one sings this sloka thrice daily, all one's powerful enemies will be destroyed
The sloka enables one to obtain auspicious and direct, grace, and blessings of Goddess Lakshmi.
Maha Lakshmi Ashtakam Stotram
Indra Uvacha: Namasthesthu Mahamaye Sreepeethe Surapoojithe Sankha Chakra Gada Hasthe Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe
Indra speaks: I offer my worship to Maha Lakshmi, who symbolizes the great illusion and is worshiped by all Devas. I worship Maha Lakshmi, who resides in Sri Peetam and who carries Sanku(Conch), Chakram(Disk), and Gadha(Club) in her hands.
Indra Uvacha: Namasthe Garudaroodhe Kolasura Bhayankari Sarva Papa Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe
Indra speaks: I offer worship to the one who has Garuda bird as her vehicle and was feared by even Demon "Kola." I worship Maha Lakshmi, who destroys all sadness.
Indra Uvacha: Sarvagne Sarva Varade Sarva Dushta Bhayankari, Sarva Duhkha Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namosthute
Indra speaks: I offer worship to the all-knowing one, the giver of all boons, remover of all dangerous enemies. I worship Maha Lakshmi, who is the remover of all afflictions.
Indra Uvacha: Siddhi Buddhi Pradhe Devi Bhukthi Mukthi Pradayini Manthra Moorthe Sada Devi Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe
Indra speaks: Maha Lakshmi confers great powers, desires, good intellect, enjoyment, and Liberation (heaven). I worship Maha Lakshmi, who is the personification of all mantras and is ever shining and radiant.
Indra Uvacha: Adyantharahithe Devi Adi Sakthi Mahesvari Yogaje yoga Sambhoothe Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe
Indra speaks: Maha Lakshmi is the one who is without beginning or end. She is the primordial energy and Maheswari. I worship Maha Lakshmi, who was created out of yoga and who sustains yoga shakti.
Indra Uvacha: Sthoola Sookshma Maharowdhre Mahasakthi Mahodhare Maha Pape Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe
Indra speaks: Maha Lakshmi represents both the gross and the subtle manifestations of life. She is very scary to the bad. She is the great energy. I worship Maha Lakshmi, who destroys the greatest sins.
Indra Uvacha: Padmaasana Sthithe Devi Para Bramha Swaroopini Paramesi Jaganmathar Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe
Indra speaks: Maha Lakshmi, who has lotus as her seat, symbolizes the ultimate reality. I worship Maha Lakshmi, who is Parameswari and the mother of the universe.
Indra Uvacha: Svethambharadhare Devi Nanalankara Booshithe Jagat Stithe Jaganmathar Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe
Indra speaks: Wearing white clothes Devi Maha Lakshmi is entirely adorned with jewels. I worship Maha Lakshmi, who is the omnipresent Devine Mother.