Margashira Lakshmi Pooja is observed on Thursdays in Margashira Masam, mainly in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and some parts of Karnataka.
Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2020-2021 dates are – December 17, December 24, December 31, 7 January and 14 January 2021.
It is to note that in some areas, it continues till the first Thursday in Pushya masam.
Margasira Guruvara Lakshmi vratam is observed with much devotion in Kanaka Mahalakshmi temple in Visakhapatnam. Thousands of devotees throng to the temple during the vratam. In Orissa, this vratam is observed as Manabasa Gurubar Vrata.
Naivedyam or food offerings to Goddess Lakshmi during Margasira Lakshmivara Vratham 2020-21
మొదటి గురువారం (1st Thursday) – Pulagam – 17 December 2020 (పులగం)
రెండవ గురువారం (2nd Thursday) – Ksheerannam (Paalannam) – 24 December 2020 (క్షీరాన్నం)
మూడవ గురువారం (3rd Thursday) – Kudumulu – 31 December 2020 (కుడుములు)
నాల్గవ గురువారం (4th Thursday) – Paramannam – 7 January 2021 (పరమాన్నం)
ఐదో గురువారం (5th Thursday) – Poornam Boorelu – 14 January 2021 (పూర్ణం బూరెలు)