Happy DhanTeras 2014

Dhanteras  is the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival as celebrated in India. The festival, known as "Dhanatrayodashi" or "Dhanvantari Trayodashi".
The statement Dhan implies riches and Teras implies thirteenth day according to Hindu logbook. It is commended on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dull fortnight) in the Hindu schedule month of Kartik. On Dhanteras, Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped to give flourishing and prosperity. Dhanteras holds uncommon importance for the business group because of the standard buys of valuable metals on this day.
Happy DhanTeras 2014

                     What is the tradition and how we celebrate

On Dhanteras Hindus think of it as promising to buy gold or silver articles or no less than one or two new utensils. It is accepted that new "Dhan" or some manifestation of valuable metal is an indication of good fortunes. "Lakshmi Puja" is performed in the nighttimes when minor Diyas of earth are lit to head out the shadows of abhorrence spirits. "Bhajans", reverential melodies in acclaim of Goddess Lakshmi, are additionally sung.on Dhanteras, Lakshmi - the Goddess of riches - is worshiped to give success and prosperity. It is additionally the day for praising riches, as the expression "Dhan" truly implies riches and "Tera" originates from the date thirteenth (trayodashi in Sanskrit and Teras in Hindi). At night, the light is lit and Dhan-Lakshmi is invited into the house. Alpana or Rangoli outlines are drawn on pathways including the goddess' foot shaped impressions to check the landing of Lakshmi. Aartis or reverential psalms are sung lauding Goddess Lakshmi and desserts and foods grown from the ground are offered to her. Individuals group to the goldsmiths and purchase gold or silver adornments or utensils to worship the event of Dhanteras. Numerous wear new garments and wear adornments as they light the first light of Diwali while some take part in a round of betting.

Happy DhanTeras 2014

The accompanying day came to be called Naraka Chaturdashi ('Naraka' implies heck and Chaturdashi implies fourteenth). It is otherwise called "Yamadeepdaan" as the women of the house light earthen lights or "profound" and these are continued blazing for the duration of the night celebrating Yama, the Lord of Death. Since this is the prior night Diwali, it is additionally called 'Chhoti Diwali' or Minor Diwali. According to an alternate prominent legend, when the Divine beings and evil presences agitated the sea for Amrita or nectar, Dhanvantari (the doctor of the Divine beings and an incarnation of Vishnu) rose convey a container of the solution upon the arrival of Dhanteras.

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