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