Margashira Lakshmi Pooja is observed on Thursdays in Margashira Masam, mainly in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and some parts of Karnataka.
Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2019 dates are – 27 November, December 5, December 12, December 19 and December 26.
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 2018-19
మొదటి గురువారం (1st Thursday) – Pulagam – 27 November 2019 (పులగం)
రెండవ గురువారం (2nd Thursday) – Ksheerannam (Paalannam) – 5 December 2019 (క్షీరాన్నం)
మూడవ గురువారం (3rd Thursday) – Kudumulu – 12 December 2019 (కుడుములు)
నాల్గవ గురువారం (4th Thursday) – Paramannam – 19 December 2019 (పరమాన్నం)
ఐదో గురువారం (5th Thursday) – Poornam Boorelu – 26 December 2019 (పూర్ణం బూరెలు)