What is the significance of Dhanteras? The Shubh muhurat for performing Dhanteras puja

What is the significance of Dhanteras? The Shubh muhurat for performing Dhanteras puja

Diwali begins with Dhanteras. Dhanteras will be celebrated this year on 23 October 2022. The five-day Diwali festival begins on Dhanteras. Dhanteras occurs one or two days before the major Diwali festival on the thirteenth day of the waning Kartika lunar month. Dhanteras is an important event for Hindu households and business organizations because of its enormous material, spiritual, and religious overtones.

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What is Dhantrayodashi puja?


Dhanteras is a combination of the phrases Teras which means thirteen and Dhan which means wealth. A festival honoring Maa Lakhsmi, the goddess of riches is held on the thirteenth day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Kartik. The first of Diwali's five days is when this celebration, also known as Dhan Ttryodashi, takes place.

The day is observed when Goddess Lakshmi emerges from the churning Milk Sea. On the auspicious day of trayodashi during Dhanteras, both the Goddess of Wealth and Lord Kubera, the God of Wealth, is worshipped.


Why is Dhanteras celebrated?


Prosperity is emphasized at Dhanteras. On this day in the Satyuga, the Halahala poison and as many as 14 Ratnas erupted from the sea floor during the struggle between the Devas and Asuras in the Samudra Manthan the stirring of the Kshira Sagara, the cosmic ocean. Lord Vishnu's incarnation Lord Dhanvantari was one of the Ratnas.

His appearance was accompanied by a Kalash with Amrit, the heavenly elixir of immortality. Devotees pray to Lord Vishnu in this avatar for good health since they consider him the medicine of the Gods. Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth and Lord Vishnu's consort, was the second Ratna to rise from the ocean floor. And her devotees seek her blessings in order to live prosperous lives.


Dhantrayodashi 2022 Shubh Muhurta


Shopping on this day Dhantrayodshichya would be considered exceedingly fortunate. On the other hand, on October 23, when it is veli dhantrayodshichya to buy and sunset last till 06.03 p.m. This year is an auspicious time to worship On October 23, from 05:44 to 06:05 p.m. from 05:44 p.m. On this day though you can worship at any time.


Dhantrayodashi 2022 Puja Vidhi


It's DivasDhan Ttryodashi. Kuber Yanchi Mata Lakshmi and Lord Dhanvantari pay a visit to a shrine. On the auspicious evening of Divas, make an idol of Lord Dhanvantari Kuberji Goddess Lakshmi and Shri Ganesh their. After that start worship with lamp, flower. Alternatively, Lord Kuber and Mata Laxmila Pandhari should be offered Lord Dhanvantari Yana Pivalya Rangachi sweets.


Dhantrayodashi Puja Significance


Goddess Lakshmi came from the churning Milky Sea on the day of Dhan Ttryodashi. Lord Kubera, the God of Wealth, and Goddess Lakshmi are therefore worshipped jointly on the auspicious day of Trayodashi. During Pradosh Kaal, Lakshmi Puja should be conducted on Dhanteras or Dhan Ttryodashi.

On Dhanteras, the Ayurvedic God Dhanvantri celebrates his birth anniversary with Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhanvantri Jayanti. On the same Trayodashi Tithi, another ritual known as Yamadeep is done to ward off any early deaths of family members.


Dhantrayodashi Puja Vidhi


Humanity's greatest benefits are health and wealth. The Dhanteras festival honors good health prosperity and money. The apparition of Lord Dhanvantri, the Father of Ayurveda gave birth to this festival. As the name implies, Dhanteras is celebrated in order to amass a long life filled with riches money, and luxury. A healthy mind, which thrives in the face of difficulty, resides in a healthy body.


  • The scriptures state that Shodashopchara and Dhanvantari should both be worshipped on Dhanteras. The Shodashopchara ritual is made up of 16 different acts of devotion. Aarti parikrama, betel leaf-bearing offerings Aasan, Padya, Arghya, Bachman scented water bathe garments jewelry perfumes, and flowers are all included. Deep Naivaidya and Bachman clean water are also included.

  • It is customary to purchase silver and gold utensils during Dhanteras. These objects are widely viewed as important markers of affluence in your house.

  •  Lights and lamps are put on the entry gate and in the open spaces of the home during this festival, which announces the forthcoming Diwali celebration. 

  • On the day of Dhanteras, lights are placed in front of Lord Yamraj to remove the terror and fear that surrounds the Lord of Death.

Scriptures related to Dhanteras. 


The thirteenth day of Kartik month is when Dhanteras occurs. The day, also known as Udayvyapini Trayodashi, ushers in the thirty-first day of the Hindu calendar at sunrise. The Dhanteras celebration is observed on that day only after the aforementioned problem is settled.

Giving Lord Yamraj lights on Dhanteras at the Pradosh Kaal is said to bring luck to you and your family. Dhanteras is to be observed on the day following dawn if the Triyodashi Tithi continues till then.


Don'ts for Dhanteras Puja


  • On Dhanteras Day, refrain from engaging in any sexual activity if you want to live a long and wealthy life.

  • Avoid consuming alcohol and eating anything that isn't vegetarian on Dhan Ttryodashi.

  • Never criticize someone you don't like, and use restraint.

  • Never give anyone any problems during the Diwali celebrations, especially on Dhan Ttryodashi.

  • Don't give anyone money on this day. Avoid paying any bills during Dhanteras. Don't take out loans or borrow money from others on this day. This must be the day of receipts rather than debits symbolically.

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Frequently Asked Questions


1. What is done on Dhanteras?

People go shopping, worship Lord Dhanvantari, do Laxmi Pujan at night, and light clay lamps at their front doors facing south.

2. What should we buy for Dhanteras?

Purchasing cookware, metal, Lord Ganesh and Goddess Laxmi idols, as well as diyas, is considered lucky during Dhanteras.

3. Why is Dhanteras celebrated?

Goddess Laxmi, Lord Kuber, and a gold-filled vessel emerged from the ocean of milk on Dhanteras. It is also traditional to worship Dhanvantari at Samundra Manthan.

4. How many Diyas are lit on Dhanteras?

On Dhanteras evening, 13 lights are lit, one inside the house and one at the door. Yama is a unique lamp that illuminates when people sleep.

5. Can we eat on Dhanteras?

Yes. As a token of respect, offer Bhog to Lord Kuber, then devour the food. The dishes Naivedya, Atte ka Halwa, Lapsi, Panchamrit, Boondi Ladoo, and Kheer are all well-liked.