Dhanteras is one of the auspicious day which is celebrated two days before Diwali. Dhanteras is celebrated on Thrayodashi which means the 13th day of Krishna Paksh of Kartik month. it is believed that on the day of Dhanteras the god of Ayurveda presented wisdom of Ayurveda to reduce the suffering from diseases.
Dhanteras is on: Friday, 13 November 2020.
On the day of Dhanteras cow and calf being worshipped and God Dhanvantari, Dhanvantari is god of health. the word Dhanteras is made up of two component means money (Dhan) and Teras means the 13th day of Krishna paksha. Dhanteras is one of the most auspicious day to buy gold another valuable product like ornament, gemstone etc. It is believed that on the day of Dhanteras Goddess Lakshmi, goddess of wealth is blessing the home. Lakshmi puja is also held on the day of Dhanteras. it is believed that Goddess Lakshmi come to home of devotee from the shirsagar.
Dhanteras is a good day start a good progress, start construction of house and to buy a vehicle because it invites good luck and prosperity on day of Dhanteras. Performing Pooja of Goddess Lakshmi after the sunset is very auspicious, there is one ritual of lighting a lamp outside house to keep away God of death from home and welcome Goddess Laxmi.