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Dhanteras 2017: 10 things you should buy to bring good fortune and luck

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 28. And on the occassion of Dhanteras people buy new items like gold and silver jewelry, utensils made of steel, or invest money in other different ways as they people that purchasing new things on the occasion of Dhanteras will bring them good fortune. Lakshmi puja in the evening is an important part of the celebrations and devotees sing praises to goddess Lakshmi. Along with marigold flowers, cereals including wheat, urad dal, moong dal, gram, barley and masoor dal are used while performing puja.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 October 2017, 09:21:13 AM
Dhanteras 2017

Dhanteras 2017

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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 28. And on the occassion of Dhanteras people buy new items like gold and silver jewelry, utensils made of steel, or invest money in other different ways as they people that purchasing new things on the occasion of Dhanteras will bring them good fortune. Lakshmi puja in the evening is an important part of the celebrations and devotees sing praises to goddess Lakshmi. Along with marigold flowers, cereals including wheat, urad dal, moong dal, gram, barley and masoor dal are used while performing puja. Here are the list of 10 things that you should buy to bring good fortune:
Gold

Gold

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1. Gold: Anything made up of Gold and Silver like coins, jewelry etc
Utensils

Utensils

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2. Utensils: Buying utensils made of silver, steel or brass like vessels, kettle, glass, steel crockery or any other kitchen items.
Broom:

Broom:

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3. Broom: This Dhanteras don't forget to buy broom as its a product used for cleaning, it is believed that buying a broom once is sweeping poverty out of the house.
Electronic products

Electronic products

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4. Electronic products: Also if you are planning to buy new fridge, TV, A/C, Washing Machine, Mobile phones, Microwave then this is right occasion for you.
Opening new account

Opening new account

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5. Opening new account: For all business people, this dhanteras buy an accounts registers and place in the west direction at their workplace.
Gomti Chakras

Gomti Chakras

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6: Gomti Chakras: 11 Gomti Chakras, which is a symbol of good health and prosperity.
Buying coins

Buying coins

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7. Buying coins: If you can purchase gold and silver coins with Goddess Lakshmi’s image on it is also considered auspicious.
Idols

Idols

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8. Idols: Buying idols of Goddess Lakshmi is also considered as auspicious and lucky, you can place them at your puja space or in your work place.
Swastik

Swastik

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9. Swastik sign: Installing swastik sign or hanging it on the main entrance of your home is believed to bring good fortune and it also a symbol of good luck.
Professional items

Professional items

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10. Professional items: Purchase items, products related to profession is also believed to be lucky.