Dhanteras which is additionally identified as Dhantrayodashi marks the starting place of Diwali festivities. Dhanteras 2020 will be notorious on 13 November. In Hindi, dhan refers to wealth. It falls on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha within the Hindu month of Kartik.
Of us on right this moment esteem Goddess Lakshmi, alongside with Lord Kubera. As per Drik Panchang, it is believed that on the day of Dhanteras, Goddess Lakshmi came out of the ocean at some level of the churning of the Milky Sea, which is called Samudra Manthan .
Dhanteras is believed to be an auspicious occasion to pick out out attire, jewelry, utensils, items. It is some distance additionally believed that shopping gold and silver on Dhanteras lift more wealth and prosperity.
On the day of Dhanteras, folks additionally esteem Lord Dhanvantri, the God of Ayurveda.
It is some distance believed that Lord Dhanvantari imparted the tips of Ayurveda for the betterment of mankind and additionally helps in taking away struggling of diseases.
On Dhanteras, folks mild diyas (earthen lamps) at their properties within the evening. They additionally beautify their homes and all congregate together to have Laxmi Puja.
They additionally mild incense sticks, offer plants and sweets to Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Kubera and Lord Dhanvantri.
As per folklore, there changed into a king named Hima whose son changed into predicted to die on the fourth day of his marriage. However, Hima’s daughter-in-law saved him from loss of life by combating the god of demise, Yamaraj from getting into the door.
She did so by inserting diyas, a quantity of gold jewelry and silver coins on the door. The solid mild coming from the glittering jewelry alongside with the shimmering diyas blinded Yamaraj, who had appeared within the guise of a serpent. Thus Hima’s son’s existence bought spared. That’s why the ritual of shopping gold and silver began at some level of Dhanteras.
The file by Drik Panchang acknowledged that some folks additionally mild lamp birth air their home for the God of demise to build at bay any untimely deaths in any family.
Dhanteras 2020: Auspicious time for puja
Lakshmi Puja on Dhanteras ought to be performed at some level of Pradosh Kaal. This yr the Pradosh Kaal on Dhateras (13 November) starts after sundown and final for approximately 2 hours and 24 minutes.
Dhanteras 2020 Puja Muhurat: 5: 28 pm to five: 59 pm on 13 November
Pradosh Kaal – 5: 28 pm to eight: 07 pm
Vrishabha Kaal – 5: 32 pm to 7: 28 pm
The Trayodashi Tithi begins at 9: 30 pm on 12 November and ends at 5: 59 pm on 13 November.