The temple of Ashta Lakshmi
and Vaishakheswara is located at Madhurawada in Visakhapatnam
The central temple has the graceful
idols of goddess Lakshmi and Srimannarayana in a rare posture
. The goddess is playing the veena to enthrall lord Vishnu. Srimannarayana is in a benign mood to grant the wishes
of his devotees. Flanking the main temple are Ashta Lakshmis
- the goddess grants eightfold boons to the devotees
as Iswarya lakshmi, Dhanya Lakshmi, Vira Lakshmi, Vijaya Lakshmi, Santana Lakshmi, Gaja Lakshmi, Vidya Lakshmi, and Vara Lakshmi.