The Goddess Lakshimi. Lakshmi in Sanskrit is derived from its elemental form lakS, meaning "to perceive or observe". This is synonymous with lakṣya, meaning "aim" or "objective". In Hindu sacred texts, the Vedas call Mahalakshmi Lakshyayidhi Lakshmihi which means she is the one who has the object and aim of uplifting mankind. wikipedia ---- "Lakshimi, blessed one, please, open my heart like a lotus flower... Assist me in reaching beyond the darkness into the sacred."