Dhanteras 2018 Puja Muhurat, Vidhi, Timing, Rituals for Pradosh Kaal pooja: And here starts one of the most celebrated festivals of Hindus – Diwali. The first day in its schedule is Dhanteras (धनतेरस) aka Dhantryodashi. The main festival, the festival of lights – Deepavali will be celebrated on November 5, 2018.
It is also known as Dhantryodashi in honor of God Dhanvantari, the physician of gods and an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. (share: Diwali Rangoli patterns.) Dhanteras is considered to be the day of buying / purchasing new things. Gold has its own value on this day. It is the most purchased item on this occasion.
On this day, Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kubera are worshipped to gain prosperity & well-being; and assets & wealth. It marks the special day for business class people. Dhanteras is observed on the 13th day of the dark fortnight. It is derived from two words – Dhan which means wealth and Teras which means the thirteenth day. This is the meaning of Dhanteras.
Dhanteras 2018 Puja Muhurat, Pooja Vidhi, Timing, Rituals for Pradosh Kaal
The people following Hinduism considers this as a very special day to buy gold items, silver articles or at least one or two new utensils. Further, they believe that some form of precious metal is a sign of something good. (watch: Comedy Nights With Kapil.)
Dhanteras Puja is observed later in the evening time lighting diyas as per their own convenience which signifies the driving away of the evil things / evil shadows of the spirits.
Dhanteras Puja is generally observed after the starting of the Pradosh Kaal and today, it will last for only about 2 hours and 24 minutes. This occasion is also known as Dhanvantari Triyodashi / Jayanti of the God of Ayurveda. (watch: Bigg Boss 9.)
Dhanteras Puja Muhurta = 18:20 to 20:17
Duration = 1 Hour 57 Mins
Pradosh Kaal = 17:42 to 20:17
Vrishabha Kaal = 18:20 to 20:18
Trayodashi Tithi Starts = 01:24 on 5/Nov/2018
Trayodashi Tithi Ends = 23:46 on 5/Nov/2018
Dhantrayodashi is the first day of the Diwali festival. It is believed that Goddess Lakshmi came out of the sheersagar (ocean) in the churning process. Lord Kubera, the God of wealth, is worshipped majorly. While Lakshmi Puja on Amavasya which comes after two days is considered more auspicious and significant.
Choghadiya Muhurat is not considered beneficial for Dhanteras puja as it is considered better for traveling.
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