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Dhanteras Festival- Dhanteras is the first significant day of Diwali week. Dhanteras is the festival of wealth, where “Dhan” means wealth and “Teras” signifies the thirteenth day in the moon cycle. As per the Hindu calendar, this festival is observed on the thirteenth lunar day of the Krishna Paksha. In this post, we will know about the Dhanteras 2020 date and time.

Dhanteras 2020 date and time

According to the Hindu lunar calendar, Dhanteras falls in the month of Kartik, which comes in October or November every year. This festival is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Lakshmi Puja and Lord Kuber. Dhanteras is also known as the “Lakshmi Puja Festival”. Dhanteras 2020 date and time are as under

Dhanteras 2020 Date

In 2020, Dhanteras will be celebrated on 13th November 2020, Friday

Dhanteras 2020 date

Dhanteras 2020 pujan time

Dhanteras Pujan time/muhurat- Evening 05:25 to 05:59 PM

Pradosh Kaal- Evening 05:25 to 08:06 PM

Vrishabha Kaal- Evening 05:33 to 07:29 PM

Trayodashi Tithi Begins- 09:30 PM on Monday 12, 2020

Significance of Dhanteras

As per the Hindu mythology, it is believed that on this day Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kuber emerged out of the ocean while churning of the milky sea. From that day, people started the worship of Lakshmi and Kuber, the god of wealth and prosperity.

On this day, buy precious metals, jewelry like gold and silver, crockery, utensils, etc, are considered to be very lucky and the new item considered as the sign of welcoming Lakshmi in their home.

This day is also favorable for buying a new house, buying a new vehicle or starting a new business.

Disclaimer: The information contained in the above article are solely for informational purpose after exercising due care.

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