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Dhanteras 2020 Festival: Date, Importance, and Puja Vidhis

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Dhanteras

As its name suggests, Dhanteras or Dhanatrayodashi is the beginning of the holy festival of Diwali in India. As per Hindu mythology, it marks the start of a five-day-long festival. Dedicated to Lord of Ayurveda, Dhanteras is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Kartik. Dhanvantari, who is additionally worshipped on the event of Dhanteras, is viewed as the God of Ayurveda who imparted the knowledge of Ayurveda for the betterment of mankind and to assist rid it of the suffering of disease. Read the content and find out more about the importance of Dhanteras 2020 and various rituals associated with the festival.

Dhanteras: Rituals and Pujan Timing

Dhanteras is the worship of Lord Dhanvantari. According to Hindu Mythology, Lord Dhanvantari was emerged from the ocean during Samudra Manthan (churning of the ocean), conserving a Kalash full (a pot) of Amrit (Nectar) in one hand and the sacred textual content about Ayurveda in the other hand. He is regarded to be the Vaidya of Gods. Also recognized as Dhantrayodashi, Dhanteras marks the starting of the festival of light, Diwali. On this auspicious day, Lord Kubera, Lord Dhanvantari, Yamraj, and Goddess Lakshmi are worshipped. On Dhanteras, human beings mild Yama Deepam backyard their properties at night. According to mythology, doing so on the Trayodashi Tithi can ward off the evil effects of Yamaraj, the god of death.

Mythology additionally states that on Dhanteras, Goddess Lakshmi emerged at some point in Samudramanthan alongside Lord Kubera who is additionally regarded as the God of Wealth. That is why offering prayers to them on this day can deliver wealth to your family. It is believed that shopping for new utensils and jewelry or gold cash on Dhanteras brings precise good fortune to your family. On the night time of Dhanteras, diyas (lamps) are ritually saved burning all through the night time in honor of Lakshmi Devi and Dhanvantari. Hindus see it as an extraordinarily auspicious day for making new purchases, in particular of gold or silver articles and new utensils. To perform puja well and get the best out of the Dhanteras 2020 occasion, you can take help from a popular online astrology website where professional astrologer and karamkand specialists offer the best pujan solutions.

Dhanteras 2020 Puja Timings

Dhanteras Puja will be observed on November 13, 2020, which is Friday.
•    Dhanteras Puja Muhurat – Between 05:28 PM and 05:59 PM

Also, you can perform Lakshmi Puja on Dhanteras during Pradosh Kaal (between 05:28 PM and 08:07 PM) after sunset.

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Neeraj Kumar

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