Dhanteras is the Hindu Festivals that we celebrate before the Diwali. The festival is also known as “Dhanvantari Trayodashi” or “Dhanatrayodashi” and we can also say that “Festival of Wealth”. This festivals is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Ashwin. Dhanteras festivals are a day for worshipping the Goddess of Wealth – Lakshmi. With Celebration of Dhanteras, we start festivals week
We start the celebration of Dhanteras before the two days of Diwali. Dhanteras “Festival of Wealth” has become associated with wealth and people buy gold, silver, copper utensils and gold or silver jewellery on this day, there is no association of either wealth or gold with Dhanvantari, who is a provider of best health instead wealth. Shopping on Dhanteras could be the most essential part of all Hindu’s as per tradition.
Dhanteras day maximum women and girl almost time busy shopping on the jewelry shop or silver shops to buy their choice of Silver or gold article. However due to very big busy schedules and work many ladies don’t have manage of time to shop for their own favorite item. But this type of woman goes to use advance technology of online shopping comes handy to cater their need
Stories Of Dhanteras
The legend behind celebrating the Dhanteras Festival of Wealth” is the story of 16 years old son of the King Hima. He was forecasted his death by the snake biting at the 4th day of his wedding. His wife was clever and searched the best way to save the life of her husband. She had not allowed her husband to sleep on it special day. She had collected lots of her own pretties and coins of gold and silver and created a heap at the entrance of his bed space and lit lamps all over with in the room. She recited the stories in order to stay her husband awaken.
The god of Death, Yama had come there within the kind of Serpent. Suddenly his eyes were started dazzling as a result of the lighting lamps and jewellery. He was not able to enter the room and he try enter in room but he failed to enter the room that’s why he tried to go through the rising over the heap of coins. However once listening the song of prince’s wife she sat down there for whole night. And slowly it became morning and he went away while not taking her husband. During this approach she had saved the lifetime of her husband, from then the day was started celebrating as Dhanteras.
Importance Of Dhanteras
Bringing new things at home is taken into account as very auspicious event at the Dhanteras. Every Hindu People worship Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kuber throughout the Subh Muhurta according to the Hindu calendar. At some places seven cereals (barley, Urad, Moong, wheat, Masoor, gram) are worshipped while performing puja. Golden flower and sweets are offered throughout puja to the Mata Lakshmi and Lord Kuber.
This festival plays an excellent role within the life of every people. It brings a lots of good destiny, knowledge wealth, prosperity, and happiness for all. People make clean up everything at this day in order to remove all the bad energy and idleness from their surroundings.
As these days are that the birth day Dev Dhanwantri, all the new innovations associated with bioscience are established at these days.