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Dhanteras 2017: Know Lakshmi Puja vidhi, muhurat and auspicious timings

Dhanteras Commonly Known Dhantrayodashi Is The First Day Of The Five Day Long Diwali Festivals. It Is One Of The Most Important Hindu Religious Festivals Celebrated In India. ‘Dhan’ Means Wealth And ‘teras’ Means The Thirteenth Day Of The Moon Cycle. It Falls On The Thirteenth Lunar Day Of Karthik Krishna Paksha In The Hindu Month Of Karthik.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 16 Oct 2017, 09:01:20 AM
Dhanteras 2017: Know Lakshmi Puja vidhi, muhurat and auspicious timings

New Delhi:

Dhanteras Commonly Known Dhantrayodashi is the first day of the five day long Diwali festivals. Dhanteras is one of the most important Hindu religious festivals that are celebrated around this time of the year. It is One of the most important Hindu religious festivals celebrated in India. ‘Dhan’ means wealth and ‘teras’ means the thirteenth day of the moon cycle. It falls on the thirteenth lunar day of Karthik Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Karthik. This year Dhanteras will be celebrated on October 17.

The day of Dhanteras is also observed as Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhanvantri Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the God of Ayurveda. 

Dhanteras‬‬ 2017 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat & Auspicious Timings:

Lakshmi Puja should be done during Pradosh Kaal which starts after sunset and approximately lasts for 2 hours and 24 minutes. Dhanteras is a highly celebrated festival is mostly celebrated in India

Dhanteras 2017 Puja Muhurat:

Dhanteras Puja Muhurta = 19:19 to 20:17

Duration = 0 Hours 58 Mins

Pradosh Kaal = 17:45 to 20:17

Vrishabha Kaal = 19:19 to 21:14

Puja Tithi Starts:

Trayodashi Tithi Starts = 00:26 on 17/Oct/2017

Trayodashi Tithi Ends = 00:08 on 18/Oct/2017

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First Published : 16 Oct 2017, 08:56:44 AM

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