Happy Dhanteras 2017: Wish your loved ones on WhatsApp, SMS and Facebook with these photos, greetings and quotes

On Dhanteras 2017, as you're buying gold silver and utensils as a mark of good luck and fortune for yourself and your family, don't forget to wish your friends, family and loved ones as well. Here are some wishes and picture cards to show that you care.

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 18, 2017 1:02 pm
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Dhanteras, also known as Dhanatrayodashi, marks the first day of the five-day Diwali festival. This day is an important Hindu religious festival and is observed all over India. Dhanteras 2017 falls on October 17. ‘Dhan’ means wealth and ‘teras’ means the thirteenth day of the moon cycle. This festival of wealth is celebrated in the month of Karthik, on the 13th day of Karthik Krishna Paksh. According to mythological stories, it is believed that on this day that Goddess Lakshmi came out of the ocean during the churning of the milky sea with a pot of gold and wealth. Some even worship Kuber, the Hindu god known as the treasurer of the world. To pay respect to them, devotees pray to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kuber on the auspicious day of Trayodashi.

On the occasion of Dhanteras, it is believed auspicious to purchase metals like gold and silver, and that doing so will bring prosperity and good luck for the entire family and their business ventures. In additional to new metals, people also buy new utensils. Along with buying new metals, people also decorate their homes with colourful and intricate rangoli designs to welcome Lakshmi. Vermillion powder along with rice flour is used to create small footprints to signify the glorious arrival of the goddess.

During the auspicious period of Dhanteras, it is believed Lakshmi stays inside the home and, hence, it is considered the best time during the festival of Diwali. This Dhanteras wish all your loved ones with special messages, texts images.

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*On this festive day of Dhanteras,
May divine blessings of Goddess Laxmi
bestow on you bountiful fortune,
Here’s sending my wishes.
Shubh Dhanteras.

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*Apka karobar, Dinodin badhta jaye
sneh aur pyar, pariwar me bana
hoti rahe sada aap par dhanki bochar,
aisa ho apka DHANTERAS ka tyohar.
HAPPY DHANTERAS!

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*On Dhanteras Festival,
May Divine blessings of Goddess Lakshmi
Bestow on you bountiful fortune
Happy Dhanteras Wishes!

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*May goddess give you these 10 things in life
D=Dhan
H=Health
A=Anand
N=Nature
T=Talent
E=Enjoyment
R=Romance
A=Aitbar
S=Saubhagya
H=Honesty

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*May goddess Laxmi bless your business
to do well in spite of all odds like,
the enduring charms of gold and diamonds…
Happy & Prosperous Dhanteras

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*May this Dhanteras Celebrations
endow you with opulence and prosperity…
Happiness comes at your steps
Wishing many bright future in your life
Shubh Dhanteras.

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*May this Dhanters Light up new dreams,
fresh hopes, undiscovered avenues,
different perspectives, everything bright &
beautiful and fill Your days with pleasant
surprises and moments.
Happy Dhanteras to you and your family.

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*Dear Godess Lakshmi
Bless the reciepent of this message
with thirteen times Dhan
on this Dhan Teras
Happy Dhanteras!

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*On Dhanteras Occasion
Wishing you Wealth, Good Health,
Happiness and Prosperity
Dhanteras Wishes!

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