The Owl is known as Stithi Prajna, i.e. unwavering in its decision. This is because its big round eyes are focused and do not move. Hence, it represents wit and intelligence, and wisdom. Accompanying the goddess of wealth, the Owl denotes wisdom in using the wealth. On the other hand, the Owl also represents Alakshmi, the polar opposite of Goddess Lakshmi.
Goddess Lakshmi represents wisdom, good luck, wealth, health and prosperity. Goddess Alakshmi represents daridrita, poverty, strife, quarrels, struggle, bad luck etc. therefore, and it could also mean that when the Owl accompanies Goddess Lakshmi as her vahan, it presents wisdom and intelligence. If it travels as Alaskhmi, it represents caution or warning to use the wealth intelligently else all will be lost.
Therefore, it comes as no surprise that many famous companies use Owl in their logo. It is believed that the Owl is auspicious is achieving success and hence, its presence has made a world of difference.
On Diwali, it is considered auspicious to appease the Owl or Ullu in order to appease Maa Lakshmi. Therefore, on Diwali night, the owl is propitiated. In India, it is prohibited to hurt this bird as it has important religious significance.
Here are some remedies to appease the Owl to appease Maa Lakshmi on Diwali:
#1 For increase in wealth
Place a Owl Chowki in the place or near the place when you keep your money. It could be either at home or in office. Install this image during period and this will help boost income and wealth through the year.
#2 for a happy married life
Newly married women should take a nail of an Owl, apply Sindoor, and wrap it in a red cloth. It should be placed in the makeup box. This will ensure a blissful and hassle-free married life.
#3 To enhance quality of life at home
On Diwali night, tie an Owl feather feather together with a red thread and hang it at the main entrance. This remedy helps provide wisdom, good health, wealth, knowledge and prosperity to the family.