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Posted: 24 October 2011 at 12:18pm | IP Logged

2day is dhantares!! may all of u get lots of "dhan" this deepawali!!Happy Dhantares To U All!!!


Dhanteras (Hindi: ?????? ,Marathi : Dhantrayodashi) is the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival as celebrated in parts of north India. The festival, also known as "Dhantrayodashi" or "Dhanvantari Triodasi", falls on the auspicious thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Kartik (October/November).Preparations

To mark the auspicious day, houses and business premises are renovated and decorated. Entrances are made colorful with traditional motifs of Rangoli designs to welcome the Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity. To indicate her long-awaited arrival, small footprints are drawn with rice flour and vermilion powder all over the houses. Lamps are kept burning all through the night.


On Dhanteras Hindus consider it auspicious to purchase gold or silver articles or at least one or two new utensils. It is believed that new "Dhan" or some form of precious metal is a sign of good luck. "Laxmi Puja" is performed in the evenings when tiny Diyas of clay are lit to drive away the shadows of evil spirits. "Bhajans", devotional songs in praise of Goddess Laxmi, are also sung.


Dhanteras is celebrated with gusto and enthusiasm. "Lakshmi Puja" is performed in the evenings when tiny diyas of clay are lit to drive away the shadows of evil spirits. Bhajans, devotional songs in praise of Goddess Laxmi, are sung and "Naivedya" of traditional sweets is offered to the Goddess. There is a peculiar custom in Maharashtra to lightly pound dry coriander seeds with jaggery and offer as Naivedya.

In villages, cattle are adorned and worshiped by farmers as they form the main source of their income. In south India, cows are offered, particularly, a special veneration because they are thought of as incarnations of Goddess Lakshmi.

this informn is courtsey wikipedia!!
ppl buy gold & utensils on this day

Edited by tiny15 - 24 October 2011 at 12:21pm

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Posted: 26 October 2011 at 3:36pm | IP Logged
HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS DIWALI to all my friends here 

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Posted: 26 October 2011 at 3:50pm | IP Logged
HAPPY DIWALI to everyone in BV forum. Wish you get Happiness, love, care, strength, wealth, and good health always.

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Posted: 26 October 2011 at 4:03pm | IP Logged
Happy Diwali to All!


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