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Dhanteras 2022: Check the auspicious time for puja mahurat and shopping on Dhantrayodashi

Diwali is one of the most important festivals of Hindus and is celebrated with great enthusiasm by the people belonging to the Hindu community. This year Diwali will be celebrated on October 24. Ahead of Diwali, people celebrate Dhanteras which is also known as Dhantrayodashi.

Dhanteras is the festival of wealth and prosperity. Hindu people celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm and fervor. On this day, they buy gold or silver. It is believed that buying expensive metal on this day brings in good luck and fortune. Besides this, many also worship Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha along with Kubera on Dhanteras. This year Dhanteras will fall on October 22, 2022.

Though the day and timing are very important, so you should buy new things at a particularly auspicious time.

Here's all that you need to know about Dhanteras Puja 2022:

Date and puja muhurat:

This year, Dhanteras Puja will be observed on October 22. According to Drik Panchang, the Dhanteras Puja muhurat will begin from 7:01 pm on October 22 and will end at 8:17 pm on October 22.

History and story of Dhanteras:

According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that Dhanvantri, the lord of Ayurveda, emerged during Samudra Manthan on this day. Samudra Manthan was done by all gods and goddesses to churn the oceans and the sea. It was this time when Goddess Lakshmi and Dhanvantri appeared with the holy text of Ayurveda in one hand and a pot full of elixir in the other. Dhanvantri is also referred to as the physician of gods and goddesses.

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