Dhanteras ka Matlab, Means of Dhanteras
By Yogita Vaishnav | September 12, 2020
Dhanteras ka Matlab
Dhanteras ka Matlab:-
The festival of Dhanteras is celebrated every year in the month of Kartik, the Trayodashi of Krishna Paksha. Dhanteras has special significance two days before Diwali. Lakshmi-Ganesh and Kuber are worshiped on the day of Dhanteras. Dhanteras means the day to increase your wealth thirteen times. Dhanteras word made by two words- “Dhan” and “Teras”. Dhan which means “wealth” and teras which means thirteen days of krishn paksh in kartik month. So guys!! In this article, we have try to Dhanteras ka Matlab for you.
Dhanteras ka Matlab
Means of Dhanteras:-
It is believed that day Lord Dhanvantri was born. Lord Dhanvantri is also considered the father of medicine. During the Samundra Manthan, Lord Dhanvantra had appeared with Amrut’s Kalash and Ayurveda with him. Dhanteras means to increase the thirteen times of your wealth.
On the day of Dhanteras, people buy various things made of gold silver. Silver coins are also bought on this day. Which is the statue of Lakshmi.
Tradition of Dhanteras:-
On the day of Dhanter, seeing the auspicious time, Lakshmi and Kuber are worshiped. In ancient times, people worshiped seven cereals. Under seven cereals-Wheat, gram, barley, moong, urad, masoor etc. In earlier times women got up early and used to worship sand dunes. That sand dune was considered to be the god of wealth. After worshiping, some part of that sand dune used to take home.
According to the time, there has been a change in the ways of celebrating it. In modern times, people do not even care about past traditions. Nowadays people buy different types of electronic items on Dhanteras day. And they buy many type of gold silver items.
This day is considered auspicious to buy land, car, to invest and start a new business. On this day the source of income is worshiped.
The cow is worshiped on the day of Dhanteras in southern India. Because the cow is considered to be Goddess of wealth. Therefore, cow is decorated on this day in South India. Because the cows are considered as the incarnation of Lakshmi.