CELEBERATE DHAN TERAS & GET HEALTH, WEALTH AND PROSPERITY FOR YOU & YOUR FAMILY
DHAN TERAS DATE IN 2013 – Friday, 01st NOVEMBER 2013
About the Festival – Dhan Triyodashi, Yamdeep Daan, Kuber Puja, Dhanwantri Puja
Dhanteras the festival of wealth and prosperity is celebrated two days before Diwali festival in India. Dhanteras is also known as Dhantrayodashi, and takes place two days before Diwali, in honour of Dhanavantri, the physician of the gods and an incarnation of Vishnu. Dhanteras marks the beginning of Diwali festival. Dhan means “wealth” and Teras denotes “trayodashi”. The festival is observed on the 13th lunar day of dark fortnight (Krishna Paksha) in the month of Kartik.
On this day, the main doors of houses and offices are decorated with flowers lights and rangolis. An extensive pooja is organized in all households where people worship Goddess Laxmi with their purchase of the day (utensil/Jewellery).
धन-धान्य समृद्धि मे देहि दापय स्वाहा ।'
‘मृत्युना दण्डपाशाभ्यां कालेन श्यामया सह ।
त्रयोदश्यां दीपदानात् सूर्यजः प्रीयतां मम ॥’