Welcome Goddess Laxmi on Dhanteras : Timing, Vastu Tips, Muharat & Vidhi 2017

DHANTERAS

Dhanteras which is also known as Dhantrayodashi is the first day of five days long Diwali festivities. On this auspicious day of Trayodashi, the day of Dhanteras, Goodess Lakshmi along with Lord Kubera are worshipped.

Lakshmi Puja on Dhanteras or Dhantrayodashi should be done during Pradosh Kaal which starts after sunset and approximately lasts for 2 hours and 24 minutes.

Date = 17th October, 2017

Dhanteras Puja Muhrata = 18:25 to 19:21

Duration = 0 hrs 55 mins

Pradosh Kaal = 16:49 to 19:21

Vrishabha Kaal = 18:25 to 20:22

FOLLOW THESE VASTU TIPS TO WELCOME GODDESS LAXMI ON DHANTERAS AND DIWALI  (KEEP THESE THINGS AT YOUR MAIN DOOR FOR LUCK, WEALTH AND HAPPINESS.

Dhanteras Puja Vidhi

PUJA SAMAGRI

  1. One Deepak/Diya made of flour dough with 4 wicks
  2. Coins
  3. Sacred Water and a Spoon
  4. Aasan to be seated on
  5. Cloth for aasan
  6. Sweets
  7. Kheel ,Batasha
  8. Dhoop, Dhoopdaan
  9. Wicks, Oil/Ghee and Matchbox
  10. A Shell with a hole
  11. Flowers,
  12. Rice, Roli, Chandan

Note : Apart from the normal puja items used for worship, you will require a diya made of wheat dough which will act as the Yamadeep.

Puja Vidhi

Dhanteras puja is done in the evening after sighting the stars.

Place a wooden platform and draw the symbol of Swastik in rangoli. In the middle of the Swastik, place a dough diya with four wicks. Make a hole in a cowry shell, place it on the lamp and light the lamp with oil or ghee. This is also called as Yamadeep or the lamp dedicated to Yamraj, the god of death and to pay respect to the ancestors of the family.

Chant Dhanvantri mantra 108 times and offer worship and flowers to Dhanvantri.

Dhanvantri mantra “Aum dhan dhanvatarey namah”.

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