Dhanteras 2020 is on 25th October. The most auspicious time as per Indian Standard Time to worship Kuber and Maa Lakshmi are between 6:50 -8:46 pm in the evening. If you worship them during this time, the result will be fruitful and you will seal all the blessings for you and your family.
Diwali 2021 is on Saturday, 4 November. The festivities have begun in full swing. Prior to this big day, people worship Kuber, the lord of wealth and material gains. You should not worry by wondering the day of Dhanteras 2021 as it is going to be celebrated on 4th November 2021.
Dhanteras is marked as the onset of Diwali festivities. It is celebrated on the thirteenth day of the waning moon Kartik Paksha. According to the Hindu religious scriptures, on this day Lord Dhanvantri was born. That is why it is celebrated as Dhanteras Day. On this special and pious day, Goddess Lakshmi, God of Wealth Lord Kuber and Yamraj are also worshipped. Dhanteras is the combination of two words, “Dhan” which literally means wealth and “Teras” means the thirteenth day of the lunar fortnight according to the Hindu calendar. That is why this day is deemed special to welcome wealth and prosperity in the family. Lord Kuber is the God of Wealth and worshipping Maa Lakshmi and Kuber together on the Dhantaryodashi 2021.
Lord Dhanvantri originated from the churning of the milky sea (Samudra Manthan). He appeared with a golden pot in his hand. According to the Hindu scriptures, the pot contained nectar which had the power to make one immortal. He gave this to the Devtas (Deities). Two days later, Goddess Lakshmi also appeared from the same milky sea. That is why Dhanteras is celebrated two days before Deepawali celebrations. Lord Dhanvantari is believed to be also the creator of Ayurveda. People also fold their hands before him to be blessed with supreme health and happiness.
From 6:50-8:46 pm in the evening as per Indian Standard Time, praying before Mahalakshmi and Kuber will open the doors to wealthy and prosperous days ahead. Worshipping the deities of wealth and prosperity in this muhurat will ensure and seal all their blessings. Pray to Ganesh and then start praying to Maa Lakshmi and Kuber. Offer her flowers sandal and rice. Later on, turn your face in the south direction and offer water. Lighten up a lamp of seasome seeds. Pray before the Gods and towards the end, donate the grains.
Traditionally Gold is purchased on Dhanteras. The shubh Muhurat to purchase gold on Dhanteras falls between 6:42 pm to 7:08 pm in the evening. Gold purchase on Dhanteras 2021 will be extremely auspicious and benefit if you will do it at this time. It is said that purchasing gold on this very day makes Goddess Lakshmi reside in your home and also if you buy utensils made of silver or any other metal, you will be showered with the grace of the deities.
Also, you should buy a broom on this day. It cleans our home. The day we celebrate and welcome the arrival of Mahalakshmi, Lord Vishnu and Rama in our abode, so it is favorable to clean the home with a new broom.
It is a ritual to buy gold, silver, and utensils on the occasion of Dhanteras. This purchasing gives you the blessing of Mahalakshmi. But to stabilize this blessing and ensuring it for the long term; Mahalakshmi Pooja on the eve of Deepawali is the ultimate medium. Celebrate Deepawali in the most ritualistic way with Deepawali Celebration and Mahalakshmi Yagna on 4 November 2021, organized by Cyber Astro. Enlist Now with the entire family.
May Mahalakshmi bless you and your family.