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Important Day During Dhanteras to Buy Gold Utensils and New Clothes


Category: Religious | Posted :Friday, October 21, 2016

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Important Day During Dhanteras to Buy Gold Utensils and New Clothes

 

Dhanteras: Important Day During Diwali to Buy Gold, Utensils & New Clothes

 

 
‘Dhanteras’ is such a festival which falls just one or two days before LakshmiLakshmiLakshmi
Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess who is regarded as the ultimate deity of wealth...
Puja – the Diwali festival. The people also know this festival by the name of ‘Dhanatryodashi’ or ‘Choti Diwali’. The festival Dhanteras is celebrated as the symbol of wealth and prosperity.
 
According to Hindu calendar, Dhanteras is the first day of Diwali festival that most probably falls one or two days before Lakshmi Puja. The festival Dhanteras comes in the month of Ashwin, and is observed on 13th Lunar day according to Hindu calendar. The day has special and great importance for businessmen who buy gold ornaments on this day. The people also purchase new clothes and utensils for Diwali on this auspicious occasion.
 

How to celebrate Dhanteras?

 
On this day some people do shopping of gold and new clothes, and in the evening lit the lamps and welcome to Goddess Lakshmi into their homes. After the Lakshmi Pujan, females of the house make rangolies. Apart from this, the devotional songs and Arties are narrated, and various types of delicacies are prepared. The people are also worship of Lord Kuber together with Goddess Lakshmi on this auspicious day. Goddess Lakshmi is regarded as the treasurer of wealth. The secret of worshipping both is in the prospect of increasing the benefit in business. Each individual buy something including jewellery, Gold, silver, clothes, or utensils according to their budget.
 
 

Mythological Stories about Dhanteras

 
This is the story about 16 years old son of King Hima whose horoscope predicted his death by snake bite on the fourth day of his marriage. The whole day his wife did not allow to let him sleep and laid out all her precious ornaments in a basket & kept it in the entrance with lit lamps all around it. Her wife continued singing songs so that her husband could not asleep. 
 
On the next morning, when God of death YamaYamaYama
Also known as Yamaraja, Yama is the controller of the hell (Naraka)...
arrived at the door of her room in the form of serpent, his eyes were dazzled with the brightness all over. Yama could not enter his house and in the next morning silently left the place. Hence, the prince got saved with the cleverness of his life partner and thus this day is observed as Dhanteras. According to various legends, Gods and devils churned ocean for Amrita, DhanvantariDhanvantariDhanvantari
Dhanvantri, also known as Physician of Gods and Guardian deity of hospitals...
– the God’s physician, emerged out of it carrying a jar of elixir on the auspicious day.
 

Special Traditions and Preparations

 
Dhanteras is an auspicious day and occasion when business places are beautifully decorated and lamps are lit for the entire night. This festival is a huge one for all Hindus and they celebrate it with great zeal. 
So don’t wait go ahead and get the spark of gold in your life. “HAPPY DHANTERAS TO ALL”     
 


 

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