Margashira Lakshmi Pooja is observed on Thursdays in Margashira Masam, mainly in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and some parts of Karnataka.
Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2021-2022 dates are – December 9, December 16, December 23, December 30 and 6 January 2022.
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 2021-22
మొదటి గురువారం (1st Thursday) – Pulagam – 9 December 2021 (పులగం)
రెండవ గురువారం (2nd Thursday) – Ksheerannam (Paalannam) – 16 December 2021 (క్షీరాన్నం)
మూడవ గురువారం (3rd Thursday) – Kudumulu – 23 December 2021 (కుడుములు)
నాల్గవ గురువారం (4th Thursday) – Paramannam – 30 December 2021 (పరమాన్నం)
ఐదో గురువారం (5th Thursday) – Poornam Boorelu – 6 January 2022 (పూర్ణం బూరెలు)