July 31, 2014: Nagula Chavithi
Money is undoubtedly a critical element in the lives in every one. A person will get due honors only when money is available. People search in many avenues to make money – may it be offering services, doing business, into manufacturing or by another moder.
Lord Kubera is the king of the Yakshas. He is the Hindu God for Money, Wealth and Richness. He is considered as the treasurer of gods and the owner of all the treasure of the world. Kubera is often depicted as a fat man, adorned with jewels and carrying a money-pot or money-bag, and a club. Needless to say, who performing Kubera Puja will not witness lack of money in the life.
It may be recalled that even the devil King of Lanka, Ravana and the almighty Lord Venkateswara has borrowed money from Kubera according to antecedents. The Idol of Kubera is installed in front of the Headquarters of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). This shows the the importance of Lord Kubera and Kubera Puja.
The Kubera Yantra could be performed at least once in a month. Performing the Pooja will eliminate any financial troubles. The Kubera Yantra is made of either Gold, Silver or panchaloha should be kept in an almariah where money and valuables are generally kept. The Kubera Yantra enables us to enhance the inflow of money and study. There is no doubt that who performs Kubera mantra will get speedy benefits.
The Kubera Trayodasi for the year 2007 falls on November 7.
Om Yakshaya, Kuberaya, Vysravanaaya, Danadaanyathipatiye, Dhanadaanya Samudrye Dehi Daapaya Swaha
Honey, White jaggery, Dry fruits
Light two lamps with ghee
Procedure for Kubera Puja
One has to take bath in the wee hours and perform puja to Lord Ganesh and then keep a Kubera Yantra in front of you. Light two lamps with ghee and offer prayers. Keep Naivedyam of Honey, white jaggery and dry fruits. Then pray the following Dyanam.
Manuja baahya vimana varustitam – Garuda ratna nibam nidinayakam
Sivasakha mukutadi vibhooshitam- varadehyatam bhajam tamthilam
Agasya Deva Devesa Martsyaloka hithechyaa- poojayami vidhanena prasanna sumukobhava
Kubera Astottara Satanamavali
Om Malalakshminivasa bhuvaye
Om Samkyakya nidinadhayaa
Om Mukyarakya nidi priyaya
Om Sukhashousta nidinayakaya
Om Mukunda nidi nayakaya
Om Kundakya nidinadaya
Om Neela nityadepaya
Om Vihara Sukutoohalaya
Om Dharmasmuk Samstitaya
Om Astalakshmi Asritayaa
Om Kosalakshmi samstitaya
Om Danalakshmi Nityvasaya
Om Danyalakshmi Nivasabhuvaye
Om Aswalakshmi sadavasaya
Om Gajalakshmi Stiralaya
Om Rajyalakshmi Janmagehaya
Om Dairyalakshmi Krupasrayaa
Lord Kubera appears in various other religions. In Buddhism, he is refered to as Vaisravana while in Jainism, he is known as Sarvanubhuti.