The 5-day festival of Diwali begins with Dhanteras, also known as Dhantrayodashi; greetings messages

The 5-day festival of Diwali begins with Dhanteras, also known as Dhantrayodashi. This year it is being celebrated today on 22nd October, Saturday. On Dhanteras, devotees worship Lord Kuber, Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Dhanvantari for good health, wealth and prosperity. They also buy gold, silver and utensils on this day as it is considered auspicious. Dhanteras is also known as Dhantrayodashi and is also important because it marks the beginning of Diwali.

On this auspicious day, Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kubera are worshiped. In Dhanteras, ‘Dhan’ means wealth and ‘Teras’ refers to the thirteenth day in the lunar cycle. According to Hindu calendar, this festival falls on the thirteenth day of Kartik Krishna Paksha in the month of Kartik. This time Chitra Nakshatra and Ayushman Yoga are also being made on the day of Dhanteras. It is considered very fruitful to worship Lord Dhanvantari in Ayushman Yoga of Dhanteras. This time, on Dhanteras, the constellation of soft and friendly Nakshatra is being formed. Buying gold, silver and utensils in this constellation is very auspicious.

It is believed that by purchasing certain things on Dhanteras, it gets renewable. On the day of Dhanteras, business people also worship Maa Lakshmi in their shop and place of business. On this day it is very auspicious to buy and bring some special things at home. Buying brass or silver utensils especially on this day is considered very auspicious. It is believed that things purchased on this day increase wealth prosperity.

Method of worship
On the day of Dhanteras, Kubera, Dhanvantari lord and mother Lakshmi are worshiped in the north in the evening. Light a lamp of ghee at the time of worship. Offer white sweets to Kubera and yellow sweets to Lord Dhanvantari. While performing the puja, chant the mantra “Om Hube Kuberai Namah”. After this, read “Dhanvantari Stotra”. After Dhanvantari Puja, also worship Lord Ganesha and Mother Lakshmi. Light a clay lamp for Lord Ganesha and Mata Lakshmi. Offer them flowers and offer sweets.

Let us tell you that on the day of Dhanteras, lamps are lit in the name of Yama. On this day worship is done before lighting a lamp. Place a wooden bench or plank on the ground and make a swastika mark with a roll. Then place a chamukhi lamp of clay or flour on it, apply tilak on the lamp, offer rice and flowers, add sugar. After this, put a coin of 1 rupee and apply tilak to the family members. Greet the lamp and place it at the main entrance of the house. Note that the flame of the lamp is towards the south. Because it is believed to be the direction of Yamraj. It is believed that by doing this, premature death is averted.

What to buy at Dhanteras
On the day of Dhanteras, buy a broom at home and bring worship in auspicious time. Along with this, lamps should be lit in the house, shop and office at night. People also buy utensils, jewelery etc. on this day. Yes, keep in mind that iron items should not be bought on this day. According to its capability, metal utensils and urns should be purchased on this day. On the auspicious time on Dhanteras, buying dried coriander seeds and keeping them in the house increases wealth in the family.

Also Read in Hindi: दीपावली के 5 दिवसीय उत्सव की शुरुआत धनतेरस से होती है, जिसे धनत्रयोदशी के नाम से भी जाना जाता है; शुभकामना संदेश

Happy Dhanteras: Wishes & SMS Share

May the Goddess of Wealth bless you, enrich your life with prosperity and happiness. Happy Dhanteras!

May the shining lamp bring happiness and prosperity in your life. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Dhanteras.

May you be showered with health, wealth and happiness on this auspicious occasion. Happy Dhanteras to you and your family.

I seek the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi to increase your wealth and health by 13 times. Happy Dhanteras.

Dear Goddess Lakshmi and Dhan Kuber Maharaj, on this auspicious occasion of Dhanteras, bless our lives with good health, wealth and fortune. Happy Dhanteras!

Wishing you and your family a Happy Dhanteras! May Goddess Lakshmi always be in your heart and help you lead a happy and peaceful life.

Happy Dhanteras: Quotes

“This auspicious day of Dhanteras has come, brought new happiness to everyone, Lakshmi, Ganesha will be in your house, and may the shadow of happiness always be on your family!”

“Happiness in the hearts, happiness resides in the house, may you have a thick crown here, may you have all the distances, may this Dhanteras be your year”.

“Clean your house, make Rangolis and light diyas in anticipation of Goddess Lakshmi”

“May this Dhanteras illuminate new dreams, new hopes, unseen paths and different perspectives. Happy Dhanteras.”

Also read in Hindi: धनतेरस पर बन रहे हैं 2 शुभ योग, जानें पूजा की विधि