Dhanteras 2020

Dhanteras 2020: Dhantrayodashi Puja Vidhi

Money is the need of the time, but what if along with time, one becomes prosperous and leads a healthy life? Dhantrayodashi, also known as ‘Dhanteras’ brings you the opportunity to attain prosperous well-being. Here Dhan‘ means money and ‘Teras‘ means the 13th day. Each year, the festival of five days that is Diwali commences with the celebration of Dhanteras. The festival is celebrated on the 13th lunar day of Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight) in the Kartik Maas (month). This festival is also known as Dhanvantari Trayodashi or Dhantrayodashi because of the same reason. According to the Hindu Calendar, Dhanteras falls during the Gregorian months of October-November. The festival of Dhantrayodashi must be really important that marks the beginning of the most important Hindu festival, Diwali.

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Relation of Dhanteras with Diwali

Since Diwali is a festival that marks the spreading of light into the darkness of worldly matters; it gives Dhanteras a portion of its importance, just for the reason of being associated with it. Dhanteras is the first day of the grand Diwali festival that lasts for a period of five auspicious days. Hence, one can also say that Dhanteras is the grand opening of the five-day festivity of Diwali.

Date of Dhantrayodashi 2020

This year’s date of Dhantrayodashi in 2020 is 13th November (Friday). 

 Dhantrayodashi Muhurat

Dhanteras Muhurat : 17:28 to 17:59
Duration: 0 Hour 30 Minute
Pradosh Kaal : 17:28 to 20:07
Vrishabha Kaal : 17:32 to 19:28

Significance of Dhantrayodashi 

Dhanteras is the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival which is celebrated in India. According to astrology the word “Dhan” means wealth and “Teras” means 13th day as per Hindu calendar is called Dhantrayodashi. It is celebrated on the 13th lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Kartik. 

It is believed that on Dhanteras, Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped to provide prosperity and good health. Dhanteras holds special importance and significance for the business community due to the customary purchases of precious metals on this day. Lord Kubera, the God of assets and wealth is also worshipped on this festival.

Celebration of Dhanteras

The Festival of Dhantrayodashi is celebrated across the country with a lot of joy and enthusiasm. This celebration is mainly celebrated in the Hinduism community. On this day, Goddess Laxmi is worshipped along with Lord Ganesha and Kuber. 

On the day of Dhantrayodashi during the Pradosh Kaal, it is believed that donating lamps to Lord Yamraj will bring auspiciousness to the devotee and your kins. If the Triyodashi Tithi extends till the next day after sunrise, then the Dhanteras is to be celebrated on that day only.

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Dhantrayodashi Puja Vidhi

The festival of Dhanteras brings good health, wellbeing and an abundance of happiness. Dhanteras is celebrated to attain long life, full of success, wealth and luxury. 

  • On the day of Dhanteras,it is believed that  Lord Dhanvantari appeared from the churning of sea with the Amrit Kalash, after drinking Amrit, the person will become immortal . Shodashopachara is a ritual that contains 16 different procedures of worship followed by the people to worship Goddess Laxmi and Lord Dhanvantari ,father of Ayurveda. This includes Aasan, Padya, Arghya, Aachaman (scented drinking water), bathe, clothing, jewelry, scents (saffron and sandalwood), flowers, dhoop, deep, Naivaidya, Aachman (pure water), betel leaf containing the offerings, Aarti, and parikrama.
  • On the day of Dhanteras puja, it’s a ritual to buy silver and gold utensils. It is known that these utensils play a major role in bringing prosperity to one’s household.
  • With the help of Lights and lamps decorate the front gate and open areas of the house on this festival, as it marks the oncoming event Diwali.

Dhan Teras Vrat

(For long and healthy life)

Goddess Laxmi’s Chaitanya present in these golden particles provides opulence, prosperity and creates an environment conducive for spiritual practice. Hence on this festival, Goddess Laxmi is worshipped with utmost devotion and Lord Kubera 

Thus by worshiping the Goddess Laxmi- the creator of wealth, Lord Kuber- the distributor of wealth and Lord Ganesha – the remover of obstacles in the way, devotees are blessed with the ability to attract wealth and thus fulfilling their desires.


“Om Hreeng Shreeng Kleeng Namah”

Aarti for Dhantrayodashi

Aum Namo Dhanwantri Deva; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Vishnu Swaroop Ji Tohra Vandan; Sweekaaro Jag Ka Abhinandan;

Abhinandan Tohra Abhinandan; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Saagar Manth Se Jag Mein Aaye; Amrit Kalash Bhi Aap-Hu Laaye;

Gal Vaikunthi Peetambar Odhe; Vipada Jaanu Aaye Daurhe Daurhe;

Daude Daude Aaye Tum Daude Daude; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Saanwal Varn Au’ Lambi Bhujaayein; Jagmag Jagmag Chaaron Dishayein;

Ek Bhuja Mein Shankh-Hi Saaje; Dooji Bhuja Sang Chakra Viraaje;

Chakra Viraaje Tohre Chakra Viraje; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Neelkanth Aur Rakta-Hi Netra; Tej Pratap Se Jage Sab Kshetra;

Kesh Saje Aur Kaanon Mein Kundal; Damke Saara Abha Mandal;

Abha Mandal Damke Abha Mandal; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Mohini Ban Asuron Ko Chaha Kaayo; Devon Ko Oorja Punha Dilaayo;

Kaisi Leela Prabhu Aap Dikhayee; Saagar Ratan Bhanu Jagad Chaunkayee;

Jagad Chankai Tum Jagat Chaunkayee; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Tum Ayurved Jagad Ko Deenha; Peerhit Rogon Se Mukti Keenha;

Rog Upchaar Ke Tum ho Swami; Swarag Lok Ke Tum Amrit Naami;

Amrit Naami Tum Amrit Naamh; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Jaraa Rog Ke Aap-hun Bhakshak; Aapan Jan Ke Aap-hun Rakshak;

Achha Swaasthya Aap-hun Banavo; Mrityu Bhaya Se Aap-hun Bachavo;

Aap-hun Bachavo Prabhu Aap-hun Bachavo; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Tumko Jo Jan Roz Dhyaave; Rog Kasht Kabhi Nikat Na Aave;

Tumhri Jo Nit Aarti Gaave; Sukh Samridhi Phal Sada Woh Paave;

Sada Woh Paave Phal Sada Woh Paave; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Vinthi Karte Hain Tumhre Sanmukh; Mrityu Lok Se Karo Dur Dukh;

Manglaashish Se Rakho Apne Paasa; Sab Jan Tumhre Charnon Ke Daasa;

Charnon Ke Daasa Tohre Charnon Ke Daasa; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Daas Pradeep Rachi Aarti Tihaari; Sab Jan Sukh Do He Balihaari;

Haath Jorh Karein Aarti Tumhaari; Kasht Haro Sabke Paalanhaari;

Paalanhaare Sabke Paalanhaare Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Ayurved Se Karein Jan Sewa; Jai Jai Jai Dhanwantri Deva;

Jag Kalyani Baanto Tum Mewa; Jai Jai Jai Dhanwantri Dewa;

Deva Ho Deva Dhanwantri Deva Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Aum Namo Dhanwantri Deva; Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva;

Vishnu Swaroop Ji Tohra Vandan; Sweekaaro Jag Ka Abhinandan;

Abhinandan Tohra Abhinandan Namo Namo Dhanwantri Deva.

Future Prediction Today wishes you a happy, wealthy, and prosperous Dhanteras. May your life shine with the bright colors of blessings of Lord Dhan Kuber!

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