Know the 'muhurat' to worship and things to buy this Dhanteras
Lucknow: Dhanteras is observed two days before Diwali. This Dhanteras the planetary positions are pleasant for the market.
With the presence of Guru and Mercury, in Scorpio the trade will shine. At the same time, there is also monetary gain as Moon is positioned in the Virgo and hand constellation. The goddess of wealth and prosperity, Laxmi is associated with metals, so on the day of Dhanteras, buying metal (pottery, gold and silver) is auspicious.
According to hindu belief during samundra manthan (sea churning) Lord Dhanvantari had appeared with nectar vase in his one hand and treatise of Ayurveda in the other. Yum lamps are also lit on this night, for the good of family and house.
According to hindu calendar Dhanteras is on Monday. And Monday being the day of the moon will increase business rapidly. The electronic and gold market will shine today. On this Dhanteras Venus is in Libra. Venus is a symbol of Lakshmi, hence making this day to be more auspicious for investments.
How to attract ‘laxmi’ this Dhanteras:
As Lord Kuber is worshipped on Dhanteras, it is advised to use his idol for the puja. If, you don’t have his idol or photo, use any jewellery box or the chest you use to store money for the puja. A swastik sign is marked on them with sindoor and a kalaya or moli is tied to it.
Rahu will be weak:
Rahu will stay only from 7.30 am to 9 am on Dhanteras. Therefore, there is plenty of time to buy properties, cars, jewelries etc.
Muhurat (auspicious time) to buy items on this Dhanteras:
Gold, Silver, Jewelery: 11:36 am to 2:33 pm
Electronic Equipment: 2:35 pm to 8:35 pm
Utensils and household items: 5:35 pm to 7:30 pm in the evening
Land, vehicle: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm
Buy these things this Dhanteras:
Brass or copper utensils, fragrant incense or incense, Punch-deep, garland of kamal Gatta, lotus flower, pomegranate, sandalwood, kaudi.
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