Dhan Trayodashi or Dhan Teras is a festival which falls before two days of Diwali (thirteenth day of krisna Paksha of Hindu Ashwin Month). It is the first day of five Days great Hindus festival “Deepawali”. Dhan Trayodashi is the day of worshiping wealth. On Dhan Trayodashi the god of Wealth “Kuber” and goddess Laxmi are worshiped.
Dhan Trayodashi (Dhanteras )Festival In India:
This day includes all kind of doing things related to wealth. All kind of business buildings and Shops are decorated on this day. Rangoli and designs including footprints of goddess Laxmi applied at doorstep. New opening of any business related shops are performed on this day specially.
Place of pooja and worship are painted by the paste of Clay and colors etc. Rangoli designs are also applied over it. Idol of Lord Ganesh, Goddess Laxmi and Goddess Saraswati are kept over there. After sunset lamp of light are lightened at doorstep and place of Pooja.
According to good time “Shubh Muhurat” Pooja or worship are performed. After pooja and Aarti sweets are distributed to people. Dhan Trayodashi is the opening day of Deewali so people welcome Goddess Laxmi on this day with full of joy and happiness.
Dhan Teras Or Dhan Trayodashi In Year 2012 :
Date of famous Festival Dhan Trayodashi this year is: 11 Novomber 2012