Dhanvantari Trayodashi - Dhantrayodashi 2016 - Dhanteras 2016
Dhanvantari Trayodashi is celebrated two days before Diwali Puja. As the name implies it is celebrated during Trayodashi Tithi of KrishnaKrishna
It is described that there are three aspects of the Supreme that must... Paksha. The day is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Lord Dhanvantari, the father of Ayurveda. Lord DhanvantariDhanvantari
Dhanvantri, also known as Physician of Gods and Guardian deity of hospitals... is the physician of Gods and considered one of the incarnations of Lord VishnuVishnu
Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,... Dhanvantari Trayodashi is also known as Dhanvantari Jayanti.
According to legends, during the churning of the milky ocean, Dhanvantari appeared with the nectar pot on the very same day. Hence for those who follow Ayurveda or medicines, the day of Dhanvantari Trayodashi is very important. On this day people worship Lord Dhanvantari and pray for the good health.
Significance of Dhanvantari Trayodashi
On Dhanvantari Trayodashi the houses are cleaned and rangoli is made at the main entrance of the house. In the evening, the candles are lighted at various areas of the house, People light a candle outside their home and pray Lord Yamraj for their long life. The rituals to light lamps in the evening are performed to signify victory of good over evil and to reveal the life with a new bright beginning.