Dhanteras 2013, Dhan Trayodasi, first day of five-day Diwali festival

Dhanteras is the first day of five-day Diwali festival. Dhanteras 2013 date is November 1.¬†Dhanteras (Dhantrayodashi or Dhanvantari Triodasi) is celebrated on thirteenth day of Krishna Paksha in Kartik Month. On Dhanteras festival day, Goddess Dhanlakshmi is worshipped for prosperity and happiness. Dhanteras Lakshmi Puja is very important for businessmen. On this day, houses and […]

Dhanteras 2013, Dhan Trayodasi

Goddess Lakshmi

Dhanteras, Dhan Trayodasi marks the beginning of Diwali festival in most of the places in India. In 2013, Dhanteras date is November 1, Friday. 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 […]

Dhanteras Puja Vidhi, Dhan Trayodasi Puja Procedure

As Dhanteras is also observed as Dhanvantari Jayanti, Lord Dhanvantari is also worshipped on this day along with Kubera, Lakshmi and Yama. Dhanvantari Puja: For better health and wellness, Lord Dhanvantari is worshipped. On this day, in the morning, at puja place spread a red cloth and place Dhanvantari image or idol on it. Offer […]

Dhanteras, 11 November 2012: Dhana Trayodasi

Today, 11 November 2012 is Dhanteras, Dhan Trayodasi, Dhanvantari Jayanti, Yamdeep daan, Govatsa Dwadasi, Guru Dwadasi. It marks the beginning of Diwali (Deepavali festival) in many places of India. Dhanteras falls on the thirteenth day of Krishna Paksha in Ashwin Month as per Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu & Kannada calendars and in Kartik Month as per […]

Hindupad wishes Happy Dhanteras: Dhan Trayodashi is the first day of Diwali

Today (11 November 2012) is Dhanteras or Dhan Trayodashi. Hindupad wishes its readers a Happy Dhanteras. It is the first day of Diwali in India. Ashwin masa Krishna Trayodashi is celebrated as Dhan Trayodashi in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. But it is considered as Kartik Maas Krishna Trayodashi day in […]

Dhanteras, 24 October 2011, Today

Today, 24 October 2011 is Dhanteras or Dhan Trayodasi (Monday). It is also observed as Dhanvantari Jayanti and Yam Trayodasi (Shamana Trayodasi). Guru Dwadasi is also observed in some parts of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra today. Dhanteras is the first day of five-day Diwali celebrations. Lakshmi Puja, Dhanvantari Puja, Kubera Puja, Yamdeepdan Puja and Dattatreya […]