The Diwali festival, which is observed in honour of Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Kubera, and Lord Dhanvantari during the auspicious Pradosh Kaal, begins with the Dhanteras puja. It is extremely auspicious to buy gold and silver goods on this day. Let’s examine when is the best time to shop on Dhanteras.
Dhantrayodashi is another name for Dhanteras Puja in Hindu tradition. Dhanteras falls on Friday, November 10 this year. In addition to honouring Lord Dhanvantari, worshippers also honour Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kubera, the gods of wealth. It is said that making certain purchases on Dhanteras, the day before Diwali, will bring great prosperity all year long.
The Lucky Day to Shop (Dhanteras Shubh Muhurat)
In Hinduism, significant events are carried out during lucky horoscopes to ensure that no obstacles stand in the way of the intended outcomes. This year, from 12:35 PM on November 10 to 1:57 PM on November 11, is the ideal time to shop for Dhanteras. You can purchase goods made of gold and silver during this auspicious time.
What to Purchase
In addition to gold and silver, you might want to buy brass elephants on Dhanteras, copper utensils, or Kubera Yantras. Furthermore, purchasing a broom on this day is regarded as extremely fortunate since it is thought to invoke the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi.
Things Not to Do
Certain products are deemed unlucky to purchase on Dhanteras because they may bring bad luck. Glass products should be avoided since they are connected to Rahu, an unfavourable planet in Hindu astrology. Additionally, purchasing items made of iron, steel, oil, ghee, or refined goods on Dhanteras is not regarded as lucky.
Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in 2023
The Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in 2023 takes place for approximately one hour and fifty-six minutes, from 5:47 PM to 7:43 PM. Pradosh Kaal is regarded as a crucial time for puja during Dhanteras, with hours ranging from 5:30 PM to 8:08 PM.
Friday, November 10, 2023 is Dhanteras. Buying gold and silver on this auspicious day is believed to bring prosperity and good fortune to your home. For Dhanteras 2023, the ideal window of time to buy gold and silver is from 2:35 PM on November 10, 2023 to 6:40 AM on November 11, 2023.
Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Kubera, Ganesha, and Dhanvantri are worshipped during the puja. Offerings to the Gods can include flowers, garlands, and prasad such as lapsi or atta halwa, boondi laddoo, or coriander seeds mixed with jaggery.
Oil lamps are lit to adorn the house doors and welcome Goddess Lakshmi following the puja.