Dhanteras Wishes 2023

Dhanteras/Date: Fri, 10 Nov, 2023

Dhanteras, also known as Dhanatrayodashi, is the first day of Diwali. It is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Ashvin or Kartika. Observances: Buying very precious metals like Gold Coins or Jewellery.

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What is Dhanteras celebrated for?

Dhanteras is celebrated to honour the goddess of wealth, Goddess Lakshmi. It signifies the beginning of Diwali festivities and is considered auspicious for purchasing precious metals and items.

What puja is done on Dhanteras?

On Dhanteras, people perform Lakshmi Puja to worship the goddess of wealth and prosperity, Goddess Lakshmi. It involves lighting lamps, offering prayers, and seeking her blessings for abundance.

Do we light Diya's on Dhanteras?

Yes, diyas are lit on Dhanteras to symbolize the victory of light over darkness and to invite the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi.

What are the rituals of Dhanteras?

The rituals of Dhanteras include:

1. Cleaning and decorating the house to welcome Goddess Lakshmi. 2. Lighting earthen lamps (Diya's) and placing them around the house. 3. Offering prayers and performing the Lakshmi Puja in the evening. 4. Placing new clothes, jewellery, or gold/silver items as a symbol of prosperity. 5. Exchanging gifts and sweets with family and friends. 6. Purchasing new utensils or items as it is considered auspicious. 7. Observing fasts and reciting prayers dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. 8. Keeping the main entrance and windows of the house open to invite the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi. 9. Chanting mantras and performing aarti during the puja. 10. Lighting firecrackers to celebrate the auspicious occasion.