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Shin Megami Tensei V daily demon vol. 107 – Lakshmi

Posted on September 21, 2021 by in Switch, Videos

Atlus has released the latest daily demon video for Shin Megami Tensei V. Today’s video offers an in depth look at the demon Lakshmi, check it out along with some lore details below.

Here’s some of the history behind Lakshmi, according to the Megami Tensei Wiki:

In Hindu mythos, Lakshmi (Sanskrit: लक्ष्मी, Lakṣmī) is the goddess of beauty, luck, good fortune and love and is the wife of Vishnu and mother of Kama, one of the Trimurti. Lakshmi stands atop a red lotus wearing a robe of lotuses with a lotus in her left hand. She embodies the ideal woman and is said to have charmed many gods with her dance. She is also one of the Tridevi, which consists of Lakshmi, Parvati (Shiva’s wife) and Sarasvati (Brahma’s wife).

She is known in Japan as Kichijouten (吉祥天*)? as an extra deity in the Seven Lucky Gods who sometimes replaces Jurojin. She was one of the things that rose from the oceans after the Churning of the Sea of Milk. She is also known as a goddess of farming and is called Kisshoten in Buddhism.

Shin Megami Tensei V is scheduled to arrive on Switch on November 12. Earlier coverage including previous daily demon videos can be found here.

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