Kubera Puja during Diwali

Kubera Puja is performed during Diwali Lakshmi Puja in some regions by some Hindu communities. Kubera is considered to be the treasurer of Gods. In some Hindu scriptures he is also mentioned as the brother of Goddess Lakshmi. Kubera Puja is thus done for attaining wealth and prosperity. Kubera Puja 2016 date is October 30.

In some regions in South India, it is observed on Dhanteras day it is on October 28, 2016

Lord Kubera is depicted with a golden mongoose in his hand and it is said that the mongoose spits out gems.

Strangely Lord Kubera is depicted as riding on man – symbolically it shows who how wealth corrupts human mind and finally man becomes slave of wealth.

Kubera Puja is performed along with Goddess Lakshmi Puja on Diwali day.