17 October 2017 is Dhanteras, Dhana Trayodashi, Dhanvantari Jayanti. It marks the beginning of Diwali festival in most of the places in India.
The business people 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 Sanatan Dharma.
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.
What to buy on Dhanteras, Dhan Trayodashi for all 12 rashis’ natives? Here is the list of items that are supposed to purchase by different Rashi natives as per the Hindu calendar. Check out the article for What To Buy on This Dhanteras..
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 Shodashopachar Puja or simply perform puja by chanting the below sloka (Mantra/stotra).. Check out the full article about Dhanteras Puja Vidhi (Dhan Trayodasi Puja Procedure)
Dhanteras in Other Countries
Dhanteras in Hawaii – 17 October 2017
Dhanteras in USA – 17 October 2017
Dhanteras in Canada – 17 October 2017
Dhanteras in UAE – 17 October 2017
Dhanteras in UK & Europe – 17 October 2017
Dhanteras in Malaysia – 17 October 2017
Dhanteras in Singapore – 17 October 2017
Dhanteras in Australia – 17 October 2017
Dhanteras in New Zealand – 17 October 2017
Panchang, Dhanteras – 17 October 2017
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:28 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:55
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 28:54 Chandrastama (Moonset) 16:40
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Trayodashi – 24:08*
Nakshatra Uttara Phalguni – Full Night
Yoga Brahma – 17:59
Karana Vanija – 24:08*
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
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya – 12:49:23
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 12:17:30
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