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Dhanteras

About Dhanteras


Dhanteras is one of the most popular Festivals in India. It is also known as Dhanatrayodashi this festival will be celebrated on the first day of Diwali in India.
According to the Hindu Calendar month of Kartik. Dhanvantari who is also worshipped on the occasion of Dhanteras is Considered the God of Ayurveda who imparted the wisdom of Ayurveda for the betterment of mankind and to help rid it of the suffering of Disease.
And also according to the Hindus Recognition, That one must buy a new utensil at home on this day and should also worship that utensil. Due to which there is happiness or peace in the house and God is happy.
Due to these reasons, all Hindus today consider this holy festival with great joy and gaiety.

Within India


In South India (especially Tamil Nadu), Brahmin women make 'Marundhu' which translates into medicine on the eve of Naraka Chaturdasi that is Dhanvantri Trayodashi. The Marundhu is offered during the prayer and eaten in the early morning on Naraka Chaturdasi before sunrise. In fact, many families handover the recipes of Marundhu to their daughters and daughter in law. The Marundhu is consumed to eliminate the imbalance of tridoshas in the body.

Significance


On the day of Dhantrayodashi, Goddess Lakshmi came out from the ocean of milk during the churning of the Sea. Hence, Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped on the day of Trayodashi.

It is believed that worshiping Goddess Lakshmi on this day makes her happy and lives at home. According to the Hindu religion, in the house where Goddess Lakshmi resides there is never a shortage of money and there are happiness and prosperity in the family.

Which makes the family always happy. Therefore, the festival of Dhanteras is very important in India and all Indians especially those who believe in the Hindu religion, celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm.



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