ABOUT THE TEMPLE
The Sri Lakshmi Kuberar Dyana Mandapam has been built by the Rajalakshmi Kubera Trust in an area of 4,000 square feet, in the village of Rathinamangalam, near Chennai. The dyana mandapam is dedicated to Kubera and has a five-tier gopuram. Rathinamangalam lies on the road connecting Vandalur Zoo and Kelambakkam.
When Kubera went to Kailasam once to have a darshan of Lord Shiva, he found Him with Goddess Parvati. Kubera was stunned to see the splendor and beauty of Goddess Parvati. He felt sorry that he had not worshiped such a fine goddess for so long and one of his eyes shut itself.
Goddess Parvati got angry that Kubera was winking at Her, and looking at Her with evil intention. She made his eye burst. Kubera lost sight in one eye and was also cursed that he would always look ugly. Lord Kubera pleaded with Lord Shiva to forgive him and explained that he had not seen the Goddess with any evil intention. Lord Siva left the choice to His consort. Goddess Parvati forgave Kubera and let the eye grow back, but it was smaller than the other one.
So one eye of Kubera is smaller than the other. Kubera was rewarded by Lord Shiva with the post of being one of the guards of the eight directions – the North. The Goddess made him the lord of wealth and material.
Kubera as the God of wealth and material had the responsibility to distribute them while wealth creation was in the hands of Goddess Lakshmi. Kubera is mostly painted with his family and seen showering gold coins and navaratnas.
Performing pooja to Lord Kubera is believed to enrich one’s life. To have a wealthy and comfortable life, one has to perform Sri Lakshmi Kubera Pooja.
Lord Balaji or Venkateswara at Tirupati is said to have Borrowed money form Kubera for his marrige and he is still paying the interest on the loan amount. Hence it would seem that lord Venkateswara will be in protection during the ashadmasa .
Vaishravane is the grandson of Brahma. Who is none other then Kubera. Indeed, he is the cousin to Ravana. Even though there was a mutual fight between them, due to the vision and grace of Kubera on Ravana's Kingdom, Ranvana and his subjects were able to live a luxurious life.
Whenever Kubera reaches his other distinations by using his plane many droppings of gold silver and pearls were there. Those places flourished in no time. The epic says with this same flying equipment Ravana Kidnapped Sita.
Kubera did severe penance. On seeing his penance lords Shiva was very much pleased and his seat in northern direction was handed over to him. With the leadership he adorned him as king of Anandapuri.
According to the Puranas, Kubera, the son of sage Vishrava and Ilavida, was the original ruler of Lanka. Ravana was the son of his stepmother. He threatened Kubera and took over the kingdom and his aircraft, the Pushpaka Vimana, by force. Kubera's aircraft, the Pushpaka Vimana, would pour precious stones everywhere while in flight. It is believed Ravana faced problems only after Kubera made his exit.
Kubera is the God of the celestial beings called Yakshas. Plump, short-statured, and fair complexioned, he is depicted with a pot of money in one hand and a club in the other. He is adorned with many jewels. His mount is an elephant, and his consorts are Riddhi/Kauberi and Charvi.
It is believed that Kubera obtained the status of a God in the Puranas. After Kubera left Lanka, he is said to have settled down in the city of Alaka. The domain of Kubera is high up in the Himalayas, partly because he is the guardian of the North, and because the mountains are the source of mineral wealth. Kubera watches over the earth's storehouse of treasures that include gold, silver, jewels, pearls, and nine Nidhis (treasures).
Kubera finds mention in Buddhism and Jainism scriptures too. Kubera is the God of the various celestial beings residing in forests, and he is associated with different aspects of nature, including the Yakshas, Gandharvas, and the Kinnaras.
Kubera is the God of wealth, and he makes people's lives stable with good strength, improvement in education, business, industrial growth, and financial inflow.
Devotees perform Tirumanjanam to Kubera and offer Vastras (clothes). Performing the Kubera Pooja should be done with discipline and sincerity. There are separate Mantras and Vidhis to perform the pooja. Poojas performed on Amavasya and Pournami in November will yield good results.
It is believed that an individual who performs the Kubera Pooja will be blessed with wealth. For a life of wealth and comfort, one should perform the Lakshmi Kubera Pooja. Any devotee praying to Kubera will be blessed with significant financial inflow and prosperity and find new paths for income and increasing wealth. Regular worshipping of Kubera idol and the Yantra will help the devotees gain good luck, wealth, and prosperity. Performing pooja for Kubera will enrich one's life.
The ‘Amavasaya’ day in the month of November is auspicious for the Sri Lakshmi Kubera Pooja. The Yanthra of Sri Lakshmi Kubera should be placed on a clean cloth and plantan leaf spread over wooden plank on a Friday or Tuesday at the appropriate time on the Easten side. Kalasa should be placed on the plank near the yanthira on the right side. It should be filled with clean water mango leave should be placed in the Kailasa Kumkum, Chandan should be applied pushpa Mala should be put.
The Meaning of VASTHU in Sankrit in the place where we live. The plan of a house can be divided into Eight parts keeping the Hindu Vasthu Sashtras it is belived that all the Eight parts are protected by divine shakthis and Navagrahas.
The central north part in a house in the abode of the wealth God KUBERA. HE resides there to give prosperity and wealth. In the house working to the north sides generally the business will be very good because KUBERA is capable of increasing the business. According to science also there is more magnetic attraction inthe north side. Hence people benefit by keeping the front door in the north side and that two on top eastern position. Also North
is in the influence of "BUDHAGRAHA" which will ensure good education, welfare of women and general health. It is believed in China also that north is the auspicious side. The improvement of business Generally also we can benefit by keeping productive things in the northern side. Even otherwise by using from Northern side will also be beneficial. So people will hang an ordinary looking glass on the northern side favorite to Lord Kubera to prevent his power from being lost.
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