Lord Kuber is the ‘treasurer of the gods’ and ‘king of Yaksha’. He is a true representation of wealth, prosperity and glory. Lord Kuber not only distributes but as well maintains and guards all the treasures of this universe. Hence, he is also called guardian of wealth. Hindus worship Kuber as the treasurer of wealth and bestower of riches, along with deity Lakshmi before Diwali on the Dhanteras day. This custom of worshiping Lakshmi and Kuber together is in the prospect of doubling the advantages of such prayers and overcome the obstacles in life and secure the resources to live a happy life, man always needs the divine blessings and Lakshmi and Kuber being connected with wealth, fame, prosperity and happiness, worshipping them with due diligence will help remove the afflictions of life and secure mental and physical comfort, prosperity and wealth in abundance. If you are wondering why to perform Lakshmi Kuber puja, imagine a bureaucratic system where the file must move from the lower to higher authorities. Though Kuber can represent the prayers of the devotees, it is Lakshmi who has to approve the sanction. Therefore praying to both at once helps expedite the process and receive the intended blessings quickly.