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Dhanteras 2018: Know More About The Puja And What To Buy To Bring In Good Fortune

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| November 1 , 2018 , 17:39 IST

Dhanteras is the first day that marks the festival of Diwali in India.It is considered an auspicious day for Hindus as they celebrate the arrival of Goddess Lakshmi of wealth and fortune.

This year Dhanteras will be celebrated on November 5, Monday.

Let us have a look at how to perform this day in the right manner.

Timings

Auspicious time for Puja: from 6.05 pm to 8.00 pm

Pradosh Kaal: 5.29 pm to 8.07 pm

Taurus period:  6.05 pm to 8.00 pm

Method

It is believed that performing Puja in the evening gives special results. At the place of worship, on the northern side place the idols of Lord Kubera and Dhanvantri along with Mata Lakshmi.

There is a ritual that devotees should offer white sweets to Lord Kuber and yellow dessert and yellow coloured things to Goddess Dhanvantri. Sing Devotional songs or bhajans as a tribute to the god.

It is fruitful to use flowers, fruits, rice, roli-sandalwood, sun-lamp during prayers. On the occasion of Dhanteras, there is a practice to light an earthen lamp outside the house as an offering to Yamraj.

What To Buy On This Auspicious Occasion

1.Silver Coins

2.Broom

3.Crystal Sriyantra

4.11 Gomti Chakra

5.Idols of Goddess Laxmi and Lord Ganesha

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6.Brass Utensils

7.Coriander Seeds