Dhan+tere+ras (rush for prosperity), Rushing to acquire prosperity, this is just normal as it read to understand but originally (Dhan+teras) “Dhan” means wealth and “Teras” means 13th day of Lunar fornight. Dhanteras is celebrated by Hindus around the world for worship goddess Lakshmi and make invitation in form of worship that “please come in our life along with Lord Vishnu and spread your divine energy to our family”. Dhanteras is the first day of five days long Hindu auspicious festival called Diwali. Dhanteras is also known as Dhantrayodashi.
These auspicious days of Diwali, Hindu Indian community around the world celebrates this festival with full of joy. Devotees renovated houses and business premises with decoration. Make Entrance colorful with Rangoli Design and Toran for welcoming goddess of Wealth and Prosperity. Entrance of the Home is also decorated with Swastika Sign and Trishul along with "Subh-Labh", "Welcome" and "Bhale Padharya" kind of text and symbol to offer warm welcome to guest and goddess Lakshmi and God Kuber. Also lightning Diyas thought out these festival nights.
When is Dhanteras dates in 2016
Dhanteras falls on 26th October 2016 on Friday. In Hindu calendar it is fall on 13th Day of Aso Vad ( Aso Vad Teras)
Lakshmi Puja Muhurat timing on Dhanteras 2016
Lakshmi Puja on Dhanteras should be performed during Pradosh Kaal. Many devotees believe to perform Laxmi puja from Chogadiya Muhurattimings. There timings are good for traveling only. The best time for Lakshmi Puja on Dhanteras is during Sthir Lagna, which means goddess Lakshmi stay in your home. Now Muhurat times are depending upon your location which means Muhurattiming are directly depending up on sunrise and sunset in your city, please find your region, country or city near by you to get correct Muhurat timings.
Dhanteras falls on 26th October on Friday. In Hindu calendar it is fall on 13th Day of Aso Vad ( Aso Vad Teras)
Lakshmi Puja MuhratTimings on Dhanteras in Untied States
Dhanters Puja Muhurat time in Pacific time zone PST
Dhanters Puja Muhurat time in Mountain time zone MST
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Dhanteras Puja Muharat timing in Central Time Zone CST
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