Dhanteras 2017 | Dhan Trayodashi 2017

Dhanteras, Dhan Trayodasi marks the beginning of Diwali festival in most of the places in India. In 2017, Dhanteras date is October 17.

The people of communities who are involved with business perform Lakshmi Pujan and Kuber Pujan for wealth and prosperity in their businesses.

This day is also observed as Dhanvantari Jayanti. Lord Dhanvantari is the Lord of Ayurveda (Indian Traditional Medicine) in Hinduism.

Gotriratra Vrat is observed on Dhanteras day. As Gau (cow) is considered as an aspect of Goddess Lakshmi, Gau Puja is observed during Diwali festival.

Panchang, Dhanteras – 17 October 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:28 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:55
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 28:54 Chandrastama (Moonset) 16:40

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Trayodashi – 24:08*
Nakshatra Uttara Phalguni – Full Night
Yoga Brahma – 17:59
Karana Vanija – 24:08*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 15:03 – 16:29
Gulika Kalam: 12:12 – 13:38
Yama Gandam: 09:20 – 10:46

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya – 12:49:23
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 12:17:30

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 23:19 – 24:56*
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:34

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 13:32 – 15:10
Durmuhurthams: 22:57 – 23:47

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