Lakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, is the goddess of beauty, pleasure and wealth. Besides the priceless amrita, the churning of the yielded other precious objects such as Surabhi, Lakshmi, Rambha etc. When Vishnu saw Lakshmi's exquisite beauty, he took her as his wife. Seated on a multi-platted lotus seat, with a lotus leaf as her footrest, she is beauty personified. In one front hand, she holds, the auspicious Kumbha, the pot of prosperity.