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Dhanteras 2019 Date in India: Shubh Muhurat to Buy Gold & Silver, Significance and Puja Vidhi to Perform Dhantrayodashi on First Day of Diwali Festival

Dhanteras 2019 date in India (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons and PTI)

Diwali 2019 is almost here, and in just a few days, people celebrate with grandeur and celebration & # 39; festival of lights & # 39; Will celebrate Diwali, also known as Deepawali, is a 5-day Hindu festival that begins on Dhanteras. The festival of Dhanteras is also known as Dhantrayodashi by devotees in many parts of India. After the next day Dhanteras, people celebrate Choti Diwali, or Naraka Chaturdashi, and a day after that Lakshmi Puja or Badi Diwali, Is celebrated with fun and fun. In this article, we are looking at everything about Dhanteras, such as the date of Dhanteras 2019 in India, importance of Dhanteras, Shubh Muhurta (auspicious time) and Pooja Vidhi (customs).

When is Dhanteras 2019?

Dhanteras, also known as Dhanvantari Trayodashi, will be celebrated on 25 October, i.e., Friday this year. The festival of Dhanteras is celebrated on the 13th lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Kartik month of the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar. On the day of Dhanteras & # 39; Udayadini Trayodashi & # 39; Is also called.

What is the story and significance of Dhanteras?

According to legends, Dhanteras is worshiped, which has different meanings, causes and significance. Symbolizes the discovery of the festival of Dhanteras Amruta (The nectar of immortality) Father of Ayurveda – Lord Dhanvantari. He appeared full of jars Amruta, When the gods were performing & # 39; Seaside Churning & # 39; (Churning of the sea).

It is also said that Goddess Lakshmi came out of the ocean of milk during that time. Sea churning On the day of Dhantrayodashi, Which which Therefore, he is worshiped on the day of Trayodashi.

Another legend tells an interesting anecdote of the 16-year-old son of King Hema. It was said that he would die of a snake bite on the 4th day of his marriage. On that day, his wife did not let him sleep and instead spread all his jewels, gold and silver coins around his gold chamber. Also, he also lit a lot of lamps inside that place.

When Yama, God of Death, arrived at his door in the avatar of a snake, his eyes amazed by the light. He was blinded by the brightness and light emitted by lamps, ornaments, and gold and silver coins. Failing to reach inside the chamber, and being blinded at the door, the God of Death returned – which saved the prince's life.

Therefore it is said that a person should buy utensils, pans, gold, silver or other types of precious metals. It is believed that buying gold and silver protects you from bad ominousness. Inauspicious things you should never buy on Dhantrayodashi Diwali festival.

What is the auspicious time of Dhanteras 2019?

  • Dhanteras Puja Day – October 25, 2019, Friday
  • Dhanteras Puja 2019 Mahurat – 19:23 to 20:39 (7.23 pm) 8.39 pm)
  • Time of Dhanteras Puja 2019 – 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Dhanteras 2019 Pradosh Kaal – 18:09 to 20:39 (6.09 PM to 8.39 PM)
  • Dhanteras 2019 Taurus 19:23 to 21:23 (7.23 pm to 9.23 pm)

How is Dhanteras worshiped?

People in different parts of India celebrate the festival according to their faith and rituals. However, according to the Shastras, one should practice Shodashochar rites. It includes 16 ways of worshiping which include aasan, Padya, Jewelery, scents, flowers, Sunny, Deep, naivaidya, aachman (Pure water), Aarti, And Circumambulation, aachaman (Scented water), bath, clothes and a betel nut (with all these offerings).

On the festival of Dhanteras, people perform various pujas and worship Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Kubera and Lord Ganesha. Devotees also worship the sacred animal cow. Milk and milk products are considered very good.

On Dhanteras, people light earthen lamps and install lights inside and outside the house – to remove any evil, danger or fear around Yama, the god of death.

Buying gold, silver, utensils and other items is considered very fortunate and is considered a good sign of luck coming to your house in future.

& # 39; Money & # 39; Means wealth and & # 39; Teres & # 39; Means 13th day. Every year people celebrate Dhanteras, which marks the beginning of the auspicious festival of Diwali. It is considered to be a very important Hindu festival, which is celebrated with grandeur and celebration. upon us LatestLY, Wishing you and your family a Happy Dhanteras 2019 '.

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