Margashira Lakshmivaram 2023-2024 | Margashira Guruvara Lakshmi Puja in Andhra Pradesh

Kanakamahalakshmi Temple Vizag 5 no-watermark

Kanakamahalakshmi Temple Vizag 5 no-watermark

Margashira Lakshmivara Lakshmi vratham is observed on all Thursdays during Margasira masam in Andhra Pradesh, especially in North Coastal Andhra districts – Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram. Margashira Lakshmi Vratam 2023-24 dates are – 13 December, 20 December, 27 December, 4 January and 11 January in 2024.

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 2022

1st Thursday – Pulagam – 13 December 2023

2nd Thursday – Ksheerannam (Paalannam) – 20 December 2023

3rd Thursday – Kudumulu – 27 December 2023

4th Thursday – Paramannam – 4 January 2024

5th Thursday – Poornam Boorelu – 11 January 2024

Here you can read the Margasira Lakshmi Puja Vidhanam or steps involved in Lakshmi puja procedure 

Margashira Lakshmi Vratha Katha in Telugu

Download Margashira Mahalakshmi Vratha Vidhanam in Telugu PDF

Margasira Lakshmi Vratam 2021-2022 dates are – December 9, December 16, December 23, December 30 and 6 January 2022.

Margasira Lakshmi Vratam 2020-2021 dates are – December 17, December 24, December 31, 7 January and 14 January 2021.

Margasira Lakshmi Vratam 2019 dates are – 27 November, December 5, December 12, December 19 and December 26.

Margashira Lakshmi Vratam 2022 dates are – 24 November, 1 December, 8 December, 15 December and 22 December.

Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2018-2019 dates were – December 13, December 20 and December 27 in 2018; January 3 in 2019.

Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2017 dates were: November 23, November 30, December 7 and December 14.

Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2016 dates were: December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22 and December 29.

Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2015-2016 dates were: December 17, December 24, December 31 and 7 January & 14 January 2016.

Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2014 dates were: November 27, December 4, December 11, December 18 and December 25.

Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2013 dates were: December 5, December 12, December 19, December 26 in 2013 and January 2 in 2014. It is to note that in some areas, it continues till the first Thursday in Pushya masam.

Margasira Lakshmi vratam 2012-2013 dates were: December 20, December 27, January 3, January 10 and January 17 in 2013. It is to note that in some areas, it continues till the first Thursday in Pushya masam.

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  1. jaishree says:

    i would like to know whether we could perform aarti after performing pooja or not.

    Thanks for the answer in advance.

  2. sowjanya says:

    Could someone please post Margasira guruvara vrata katha, or if you have some book having that vrata katha, could some one scan it and post?

  3. Sunil says:

    I think you can buy it at pooja store …..

  4. A. Lakshmi says:

    pls anyone can send margshira lakshmivaram kadha in english.pls

  5. Name (required) says:

    During the month of margashira pooja .what to do if the periods come in the middle of the week ?? pls answer me if some one complated the pooja..

  6. Saritha says:

    I planned to doing this pooja month of margashira . now i went to job and in our company there is no any leave for us.
    Can anybody suggest me, if simple pooja is there for the same i can go office without leave. this is my 5th year’s pooja.

  7. Jyothi says:

    Dear Naveen Garu,
    Hi.Nice site u have here…………but wish u put the shodoshaupachara vidanam as well and in English so non telugus like me can perform it at home easily.Keep it up and well done agin

  8. SUJATA says:


    • Naveen Sanagala says:

      You can do it next Thursday and prolong it to the first/second Thursday in Pushya Masam (Poush Month)..

  9. Gursharan says:

    margashirsha laxmi puja vidhi and katha in english pdf

  10. Pameela says:

    lakshmi varam means which day of the week

  11. Kamakshidevi Gadhi says:

    it is very useful to us but pls u give puja,katha,vidhanam download link

  12. Sulabha Bhogwal says:

    I want to know about margshi rsha puja in maharashtra in marathi lang wage


  13. amulya reddy says:

    Plz send us step by step procedure of margasira laxmi vratam

  14. swapnil says:

    its ekadashi on the day of laxmipoojan so please tell me the procedure for ‘upvaas’ .

  15. yesheswini raghavendra says:

    pls send me step by step of pooja procedure and katha in english

  16. swapna.bandaru says:

    margashira guruvara lakshmi puja 2023-24 i ‘m going to temple

  17. How to do udyapana of margasira Laxmi puja

  18. VIJAY KINI says:

    i would like to know whether we can do margashirsha laxmi puja on thursday 29th December 2016 because this day is also margashirsha amavasya.

  19. Swathi vydyabhushana says:

    Hiii . maargasira Lakshmi pooja lo undeee govu pallu gurinchi information evvandi.govu pallu ekkada dorukuthaii? Govu pandu visistatha cheppandi . plz

  20. Jo says:

    im a bit confused. 26th Dec 2019, is not Margasira masam.. So id Dec 19th 2019 the last day of the vratam.. Please advice.