Dhanteras or Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhanatrayodashi is the first day of the five day Diwali festival and is celebrated two days before the actual Diwali day.
The word Dhan means wealth and Teras means 13th day as per Hindu lunar calender. Hence Dhanteras is celebrated on thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin.
The Lakshmi Pujan on the Dhantras day hold special significance as Goddess Lakshmi – the goddess of wealth and Prosperity and by worshiping Goddess Lakshmi one prosper more by seeking her blessings. People also purchase of precious metals like gold and silver on this day as a sign of good luck and decorate the entrances of Homes and Offices by making colorful Rangoli designs and diyas.
Make this day more lucky for your family and friends by sending them these beautiful Happy Dhanteras Greetings to all via Email, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, etc
In 2016, Dhanteras will be celebrated on Friday, 28th October 2016.
Dhanteras 2016 Greeting Cards :
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