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Dhanteras 2017: What to Buy and avoid on Dhanteras

Dhanteras 2017: What to Buy and avoid on Dhanteras
Written by Shilpi Gupta

Dhanteras which is also known as  Dhantrayodashi. The festival of lights Diwali begins with Dhantera. Hindu worships Lord Kubera-The God of wealth as an old age Tradition in Hinduism. It is also believed that on this day Goddess Lakshmi came out of the ocean with a pot of gold and wealth. To seek the blessings of Lord Kubera and Goddess Lakshmi devotees pray to them on the auspicious day of Dhantrayodashi or Dhanteras.Dhanteras is one of the most auspicious days of the year and it is believed that whatever you buy on this festival will reap significant benefits for you in the long run.

What to Buy on Dhanteras

Gold Jewellery: People believe that buying Jewellery or anything related to gold or silver like Silver Utensil and Silver coins bring luck.Electronic products pick up the pace in recent years as shops and stores give heavy discounts on electronic products. You need to know that whatever Electronic products you buy on Dhanteras keep them in the north-east direction of your house.Broom signifies cleanliness and its believed buying a broom on this day will sweep out miseries from one’s life.

Things to Avoid on Dhanteras

Sharp Objects: It is suggested that to avoid buying sharp objects like Knife, Kneedle on Dhanteras.

Loan/EMI: It is suggested to not to buy anything on debt on Dhanteras as this is a day of bringing luck and prosperity. Near Dhanteras people get a huge discount on various products so one should prebook their orders.

Black Coloured Objects: Since the day is known for luck. Color black should be avoided as it is considered as a color of negativity in Hindu Mythology.

Glass Products: As glass is associated with Rahu so one should avoid buying Products made of Glass.

Gifts: it’s inauspicious to take money out of the house on the eve of Dhanteras

About the author

Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.