Lord Kuber is the god of wealth and fortune who is often said to be the one who protects the world. He is also considered to be the King of the Yakshas. He owns the numerous treasures embedded in the core of the universe and blesses all his followers with prosperity and opulence.
It is mentioned in the epic of Ramayana, that Kuber once owned the beautiful kingdom of Lanka but was later overthrown by Ravana, his demon stepbrother. Lanka is depicted to be made of pure gold and its magnificence is beautifully described in the text.
He then settled in the city of Alaka in the Himalayas and the splendors of that city are also said to be praiseworthy. Lord Kuber also finds a mention in the cient Buddhist and Jain texts as Vaisravana and Sarvanubhuti respectively.
As per the legend, people made fun of Lord Kuber due to his obesity and misshapen body. The very word ‘Kuber’ refers to something that is deformed. This is when Kuber prayed to Lord Shiva and he made him the god of wealth and abundance and thus, helped him earn the admiration of everyone.
Benefit of Kuber Mantra
Chanting the Kuber mantra brings peace, prosperity, and affluence and helps you in accomplishing all your goals. It is often said that Lord Kuber’s blessings never let arrogance overrule your mind even if you hold all the wealth of the world.
Despite being rich, the family members live in peace and harmony with each other. Being humble and down to earth even after holding a good amount of money is what makes you a pure-hearted human being and a beloved devotee of Lord Kuber.