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Dhanteras 2017: Know what to buy on this day and the auspicious time to worship

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 October 2017, 17:37 IST

People have started preparations for Dhanteras and Diwali. This year, Dhanteras is on October 17 and Diwali will be celebrated on October 19. Shopping at Dhanteras is considered auspicious. But what is most auspicious to buy on this day, what will bring wealth and prosperity to your home.

It is believed that on the day of Dhanteras Lord Dhanvantari had appeared with Amrit Kalash during the Samudra Manthan. It is auspicious to buy brass on this day. The bronze is considered to be the metal of Lord Dhanvantari.

Silver: By buying silver on the day of Dhanteras, fortune prevails. Wealth and prosperity also increase in the house. On this day, bringing the metal goods at home leads to increase in business and Lakshmi's grace remains. For worshipping on Diwali, the statue of Lord Ganesha and Mata Lakshmi should be brought on Dhanteras.

Worshiping Lord Kuber: Pooja of Lord Kuber is very important on the day of Dhanteras. Buy Kuber's picture on this day and place it in the north side of the house.

Shell: It is believed that mother Lakshmi loves shells very much. On the day of Dhanteras brought shells and put them at the place of worship and worship them along with other gods. After worshiping them on the day of Diwali, keep it in a red cloth and put it in your vault. If you will do this then there will be no shortage of money in this house at all.

Here is the details of Pooja:

Time of worship at Dhanteras - from 7:32 pm to 8:18 pm
Pradosh Kaal-5: 49pm to 8:18 pm
Taurus Era - 7:32 pm to 9:33
On October 17, 2017, the date of the trayodashi will begin at 12.26 am on the morning and the trayodashi date ends on October 18, 2017 at 8 a.m.
Lakshmi Puja should be performed during the period of Pradosalak, which begins after sunrise.

First published: 16 October 2017, 17:37 IST