Kuber is regarded as the god of wealth, in Hindu mythology. Lord Kubera is also known as the god of yakshas(savage beings). Kubera is always remembered with the goddess of fortune, Lakshmi.
Kubera is known as Dhanapati, ‘Lord of wealth’; Iccha-vasu-‘who has wealth at will’ Yaksha-Raja- ‘king of the yakshas’; Ratna-garbha – ‘womb of jewels’; and also Nara- raja’-lord over men’ for the obvious reasons of wealth. Kubera also called as Kuvera or Kuber is the king of the Yakshas and the lord of wealth in Hindu mythology. He is also known as Dhanapati, the lord of riches. He is one of the Guardians of the directions, representing the Uttar-Disha (North). In Hindu mythology Lord Kuber is represented as the son of Lord Brahma , he is the ruler of the hidden city in the himalayas called Alkapuri, which has all the stored up wealth of the Earth.
*Auspicious dates to worship Lord Kubera is between Oct 15th to Nov 15th – roughly (Tamil Month Iyppasi).
* Tuesday and Friday are the most auspicious day.
*He faces Northern direction.
*His characteristic symbol is the mongoose, often shown vomiting jewels. In the Buddhist pantheon he is also known as Dzambhala, probably from the jambhara (lemon) he carries in his hand.
*He is always represented corpulent and covered with jewels. His right foot is generally pendant and supported by a lotus-flower on which is a conch shell.
When should this puja be performed?
Kuber Puja can be carried out on full moon (Purnima) and new moon (Amavasya) day of any lunar month.