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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Dhanteras 2009 Date, Dhanteras Celebration, Dhanteras Festival


Dhanteras is popularly known as the first day of Diwali and it is the day chosen by many people to make investments in gold or silver. Dhanteras 2009 date is October 15. It is observed two days before Diwali and falls on the thirteenth day of the dark fortnight of Kartik Month. In Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, the same period is the thirteenth day of Ashwina month.

Dhanvantari Jayanti, Dhantrayodashi and Yamdeepdan are also observed on the day.

A new utensil or gold or silver is bought for the house on the Dhanteras day. Some people also make it a point to make an investment on the day as it is believed that investments made on this day will appreciate.

Most people also wait for the day to purchase and give away Diwali gifts.

3 comments:

avagdro said...

That's true indeed.Wish you all a happy Diwali.


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