From the chief of evil spirits to the deity of wealth, Lord Kubera belongs to the family of Lord Brahma. He is the child of Vishrava and Illavida. Vishrava likewise wedded the evil spirit princess Kaikesi, who mothered four youngsters: Ravana, Kumbhakarna, Vibhishana, and Surpanakha. So Lord Kubera is likewise the relative of Ravana. He is portrayed with a composition like that of the lotus leaves and his body structure shows a few deformations. He has three legs, just eight teeth, and his left eye is yellow.
Kubera being the god of riches conveys a pot or pack brimming with gold coins and is embellished with weighty adornments. He takes the delight of riding Pushpak (the flying chariot), which was given to him by Lord Brahma. Other than this, a few texts likewise show Lord Kubera holding a mace, a pomegranate, or a bag of cash in his grasp.
As indicated by the Vastu, Kubera statue is said to manifest unlimited wealth and prosperity but is said that two kubera statues should not be kept facing one another. Vastu shastra suggests that a statue of Kuber ought to be put facing south. You can put a Kubera statue that isn't made up of material that is effectively weak in the north direction, and should not bring in a Kubera statue that is made of flimsy material. A true worshipper should buy a bronze one to embody the benefits of a Kuber statue.
Q1. Why is Kubera worshipped?
Lord Kubera who is known as 'the treasurer of the divine beings and ruler of Yakshas, likewise addresses abundance, happiness, and popularity. It is accepted that those venerating him on Dhanteras and Diwali will be honoured with favourable luck, riches, and prosperity.
Q2. How did Kubera become God?
Kubera once managed Lanka, yet was ousted by his relative Ravana. He later settled down in the city of Alaka in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka. The godly status, the Ramayana records, was conferred to Kubera by the creator god, Brahma and the father of Pulastya-as as compensation for his dedicated devotion and prayer. Brahma additionally presented Kubera with the wealth of the world (Nidhis), "an equal footing with the other divine beings", and the Pushpaka Vimana, a flying chariot.
Q3. How many avatars does Kuber have?
1. Ugra Kuber-for eliminating the foes, ensuring riches for life.
2. Pushpa Kuber-helps in having intercourse relations and marriage
3. Chandra Kuber-for cash and to be blessed with a kid
4.Peet Kuber-helps in cash related matter and be blessed in marriage or maintains a strategic distance from the postponements in marriage
5. Hans Kuber-helps in addressing legal matters and monetary issues
6. Raag Kuber-for development in social activities, music, and education
7. Amrit Kuber-for wellbeing, cash and to dispose of any sickness
8. Praan Kuber-to dispose of obligations and eliminate monetary commitments
9. Dhan Kuber-He is the greatest among the avatars of Lord Kuber. This Kuber satisfies anybody wishes of the local person however as indicated by their karma
Q4. How did Lord Kubera learn humility?
Lord Kubera is the divine force of riches. Pleased with his tremendous fortune, he chooses to arrange a luxurious party to flaunt it and welcomes every one of the divine beings and goddesses. Everyone who comes to his party feels a debt of gratitude, and pay him respect. Kubera isn't satisfied with this though. He chooses to go on and invite Shiva and Parvati, who are viewed as the supreme divinities of the gods, the most incomparable of all to his gathering.
They pleasantly decline his greeting, rather proposing to send their child, Ganesha, yet on one condition - Ganesha will get to eat however much he might want. On arriving at the castle, Kubera spreads out an extravagant supper for his young visitor. Shockingly, Ganesha eats everything and requests more. Ganesha before long starts to eat his way through Kubera's whole storage space. Seeing that his money vaults can't stay up with Ganesha's craving, Kubera asks Ganesha to stop. Ganesh gets incensed at this and orders him to stay true to his obligation.
Kubera races to look for Shiva's assistance. Shiva provides him with a bowl of puffed rice and requests that Kubera feed this to Ganesha with modesty and love. Kubera takes the bowl, and offers it to Ganesha, with a genuine statement of regret. Ganesha acknowledges the dinner and the conciliatory sentiment and is at last happy with his feast. Also, that is the way Kubera gained an opportunity to learn something new, like humility, from the elephant god.
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