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Dhanteras gift items and The Dhanteras Celebration : Dhanteras is the first day of the 5 days  celebration of Diwali. It falls on the 13th lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Kartik. 

This day is also known as Dhantrayodashi. Hindus buy utensils, gold and silver on this day as shagun or good luck charm. 

On this day, Hindu people worship Lord Kuber, Goddess Lakshmi, the God of Ayurveda and Lord Dhanvantri. 

There are many stories behind why we worship Lord Kuber, Goddess Lakshmi and the God of Ayurveda and Lord Dhanvantri.

Let’s have a look below this article for knowing it better.. 

What is the meaning of Dhanteras? 

The Dhanteras is the combination of two words that are Dhan and teras. 

The word Dhan means wealth.

The word Theras means 13th and is related to the 13th lunar day of the Krishna Paksha in the Hindu calendar.

As per mythological tale, on the day of Dhantrayodashi, Goddess Lakshmi came out from the ocean of milk during the whisking of the Sea, also known as “Samundra Manthan”. The god of wealth Kuber is worshipped on this day.

The day, also celebrated as Dhanvantari Trayodashi, is when Dhanvantari (the lord of medicine) emerged from ‘Samundra Manthan’ carrying a jar of the solution on the day of Dhanteras.

Why is Dhanteras celebrated? What are some stories behind this festival?

On this day, a lamp for God of death is lit outside the home so that any untimely death of family members can be avoided.

There’s an interesting story behind Dhanteras, for which people worship Lord Yamaraja on this day. 

As per one of the popular stories, it is believed that the horoscope of a king’s son predicted that he will die on the 4th day of marriage after getting bitten by a snake.

 On the 4th day of his marriage, his wife decided to turn the destiny around. She made sure her husband didn’t sleep, as she told stories to keep him awake.

To pull the snake away, she laid out all the ornaments and coins at the entrance in a pile.

 It is believed when the God of Death came in disguise of a snake, he was blinded by all the shining jewellery and coins. 

This way the serpent couldn’t enter the prince’s chamber and also got recurved to the wife’s stories and songs.

 It is believed that he silently left the place in the morning and paid with the life of the prince.

Another popular story which is very interesting is the one featuring Lord Dhanvantari, who is the physician of the Gods and a personification of Lord Vishnu, who came out of an ocean that is believed to be whisked by the Gods and demons on the day of Dhanteras. 

Dhanteras is also the birth anniversary of God Ayurveda. 

So, all these stories mark the day as Dhanteras, that’s why we all celebrated Dhanteras. 

Top 5 Dhanteras gift items for this diwali 2021 

  • Dhanteras gift items :Gold jewelry 
Dhanteras gift items : Gold Jewellery
Dhanteras gift items : Gold Jewellery

As per the story, gold is a good fortune that’s why we all buy gold ornaments on this day. 

You can buy both ways from an online store or offline shop. 

There are many new designs available in the market for rings, earrings, bracelets etc. 

  • Dhanteras gift items :Silver gifts
Silver Coin
Silver Coin

Silver is the symbol of purity and prosperity. 

People buy silver jewelry and utensils for themselves or to gift  someone. 

Also there are many more items available which are made up of silver. 

These are silver coins, anklets, rings, Puja thali, silver statues of ganesh lakshmi, kalash etc. 

  • Spiritual Gifts 

Goddess Lakshmi, the God of wealth is worshipped on the auspicious day of Dhanteras. 

You can opt for Dhanteras Spiritual Gifts like the idol of Goddess Lakshmi, Shagun Coins, Silver Tulsi Plants, Puja Accessories and lots more available on our gifting portal. 

Let the blessings of the divinity shower on your dear ones by presenting them gifts with an essence of spirituality.

  • Door hangings
Door Hanging
Door Hanging

Stylish piece of a door hanging can amplify the look of the entire room. So choose a decorative door hanging for your loved ones to glam up their house on the day of Dhanteras also for decoration of home for diwali. 

When choosing a door hanging for them, keep the look of their house in mind and purchase one accordingly. 

These Dhanteras, let the door hanging steal the limelight due to its intricate detail and aesthetic appeal.

You can also create ur own DIY door hanging 

  • Chocolate box
Chocolate Box
Chocolate Box

A festive occasion like Dhanteras calls for a grand celebration that involves lots of happiness with chocolates. 

This Dhanteras, send a chocolate box as Diwali gifts to your loved ones who binge sweets on every festival. 

Gift them chocolates that are most savoured by them quite often. 

Do’s and Don’t Do’s on Dhanteras 

  • ✅Perform Lakshmi puja on the day of Dhanteras without stop. 

The mythology says Lakshmi puja must be performed on the day of Dhanteras during Pradosh Kaal which means the two hours duration that immediately follows the sunset.

  • ✅Gold bought on this day will multiply in a lucky manner.
  • ✅The other items that you can buy on this day include copperware, silver and gold coins, silver idols of Lakshmi, Kuber and Ganesh.
  • ✅Cow worship and feeding the cows with jiggery and fodder on this day is considered to be highly auspicious.
  • ✅Buy medicines and donate them to poor people. Donating eye and ear drops to people on Dhanteras can bring good luck.
  • ❌Involving in any kind of sexual activity on Dhanteras day.
  • ❌Consuming liquor and non-vegetarian foods.
  • ❌Speak ill about the people whom you do not like. 
  • ❌Apply any kind of troubles on anybody during the course of Diwali festival and especially on the day of Dhantrayodashi.
  • ❌Give money to anyone on this day. Do not make any bill payments on Dhanteras. 
  • ❌Activities like paying back loans on this day or borrowing money from others. 
  • ❌Symbolically this must be the day of receipts and not debits.
  • ❌ Buy sharp edges items, leather items and iron made items.
  • ❌Buying black colored things on Dhanteras.

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