Kubera Katha, Story: How Kubera became God of Wealth?

Kubera was the eldest son of the sage Vishrava. Vishrava had two wives. The fist wife give birth to Kubera. The second wife was a rakshasa (demon) woman and gave birth to Ravana, Kumbhakarna and Vibhishana. Kubera used to rule in Lanka and his relations with his cousins were extremely good. But Ravana’s mother did […]

Alakapuri, Abode of Lord Kubera

Alakapuri is the abode of Lord Kubera, and he is the king of Yakshas and the Wealth god, and his attendants are called as Yakshas. He was mentioned in the Mahabharata, Vedas and in various other Puranas. Alakapuri appears similar to Deva Loka with regard to its art and architecture. Kubera is the son of […]

Kubera Ashtottara Shatanamavali, a prayer to chant during Kubera Puja

Kubera Ashtottara Shatanamavali or the 108 names of Lord Kubera is the prominent stotram or prayer chanted during Kubera Puja on Diwali, Akshay Tritiya and Ashtalakshmi Puja. Kubera is known as the Lord of wealth and treasurer of Gods in Hinduism. Akshata and flowers are offered while chanting this mantra. Here are the lyrics of […]