Dhanteras 2016: Puja Vidhi, Date, Significance and Mahurat timings


Dhanteras is a standout amongst the most critical Hindu religious celebrations that are commended around this time. Otherwise called Dhanatrayodashi, the celebration is watched all over India. It likewise denote the start of Tihar celebration in Nepal. “Dhan” implies riches and “teras” implies the thirteenth day of the moon cycle. The celebration likewise connotes the main day of the five-day Diwali festivities and falls on the thirteenth lunar day of Karthik Krishna Paksha, of the Hindu month of Kartik (October-November).

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This year, Dhanteras will be praised on October 28. Known as the celebration of riches, individuals venerate Lakshmi (goddess of riches) and Yama (divine force of death) on this day. It is trusted that this one-day celebration is a propitious event to purchase metals like gold and silver, and that doing as such will bring thriving and good fortunes for the whole family and their business wanders.

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