scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Dhantrayodashi 2018: Laxmi Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Rituals

Dhanteras 2018 Laxmi Puja Vidhi, Muhurat: On Dhanteras, people offer prayers to Goddess Lakshmi and God of wealth, Lord Kuber. According to Hindu mythology, Goddess Lakshmi emerged from the ocean during the churning of the sea, famously known as 'Samudra Manthan'. 

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: November 5, 2018 5:56:02 pm
Happy Dhanteras, Happy Dhanteras 2017, dhanteras, dhanteras images, dhanteras 2017, धनतेरस 2017, धनतेरस, diwali 2017, diwali, dhanteras celebration, dhanteras messages, dhanteras texts, Dhanteras Puja Muhurat, Time: On this day, Goddess Lakshmi along with the God of wealth Lord Kuber are worshipped. (Source: File Photo)

Dhanteras 2018 Laxmi Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Time, Samagri, Mantra, Rituals: Dhanteras or Dhantrayodashi marks the beginning of Diwali celebrations – one of the most celebrated Hindu festivals. It falls on the thirteenth lunar day of Karthik Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Karthik. This year Dhanteras will be observed on November 5.

On Dhanteras, people offer prayers to Goddess Lakshmi and God of wealth, Lord Kuber. According to Hindu mythology, Goddess Lakshmi emerged from the ocean during the churning of the sea, famously known as ‘Samudra Manthan’. There is also a custom of buying silver utensils and gold ornaments on this day.

ALSO READ | Dhanteras 2018: History, Importance and Significance of Dhanteras festival in India 

According to drikpanchang.com, it is advised that the puja rituals should not be performed during Choghadiya Muhurat. However, the best time to perform Lakshmi Puja on Dhanteras is during Pradosh kaal when Sthir lagna prevails. It is believed that if Lakshmi puja is performed during Sthir Lagna, Goddess Lakshmi visits your home to bless it.

This year, Dhanteras Puja Muhurta starts on November 5 from 06:05 pm and will last till 08:01 pm, for a total duration of 1 hour and 55 minutes. The trayodashi tithi is expected to start at 01:24 am on November 5 and it will end at 11:46 pm on the same day. However, pradosh kal starts from 5:29 pm and ends at 8:07 pm and the vrishabha kal starts from 06:05 pm and ends at 08:01 pm, as per information available on drikpanchang.com.  

ALSO READ | Happy Dhanteras 2018: Wishes, Images, Wallpapers, Quotes, Status, SMS, Messages, Photos, Pics, and Greetings

People clean their houses and decorate it before the evening puja. They also make imprints of little feet with rice flour at the entrance of the house. The entrance of the house is decked up with flowers, and colourful rangolis.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Religion News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement