Dhanteras is a popular festival falls on 13th day in Dark fortnight (Krishna Paksha) of Ashwin’s month according to Hindi calendar. Generally, this festival comes before two days of diwali in October-November annually.
People considered that it is auspicious to purchase precious metallic element on this day like Diamond, Gold and Silver. People perform worship to goddess Laxmi on this day and sing bhajans and songs on goddess Laxmi on this day.
Dhanteras in which ‘Dhan’means wealth and ‘Teras’ means a day according to hindi calendar. On this day people perform aarti of goddess Laxmi, that is a goddess of wealth. Many films have released on this subject. Their songs are so melodic in which some songs create a spiritual environment. People specially like to play these songs on Dahnteras.
There are some Dhanteras songs listed here:
- Mere Ghar Aao Laxmi Maa sung by Anuradha Paudwal
- Jai Hey Mahalakshmi Maa from film Jai Mahalxmi Maa and sung by Usha Mangeshkar
- Om Jai Laxmi Mata from album Shri Mahalaxmi Gungaan and sung by Tulsi, Kumar Vishu and Shivani.
- Jai Laxmi Mata from album Banno
- Jai Laxmi Mata (Aarti) sung by Anuradha Paudwal
- Kripa Karo Mahalaxmi sung by Anuradha Paudwal
- Ram Jise Tare from film Laxmi Pooja
- Lakshmi Avatharam from album Durga Lakshmi Saraswathi Songs sung by Mahanadhi Shobana
- Mahalakshmi Stothram from album Durga Lakshmi Saraswathi Songs sung by Meera krishna