Dantheras pooja This year, Diwali, the festival of lights, will be observed with great splendour and pomp. Diwali this year is particularly noteworthy because it occurs two years after the coronavirus fear that gripped the entire world. Every year, Diwali is observed along with the three auspicious days of Dhanteras, Bhai Dooj, and Lakshmi Puja. Diwali is a unique event since it marks the time when individuals are forced to spend more time at home with their families, friends, and loved ones. In addition to the puja procedures, Diwali is a time to enjoy food and time with loved ones. During this time, people indulge in mouthwatering pastries and sweets made especially for Diwali.
The festival of Dhanteras, sometimes referred to as Dhanvantri Jayanti, Dhantrayodashi, or Dhanwantari Triodasi, begins on the first day of Diwali celebrations. The Ayurvedic god Dhanvantri is revered on this day.
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Dhanvantri is said to have appeared during the Samudra Manthan holding an elixir jar in one hand and the sacred Ayurvedic book in the other. This day is hence also known as “National Ayurveda Day.” People buy gold and silver things and dress in new attire for Dhanteras Puja. They also decorate their homes with lights and colourful decorations to welcome God Dhanvantri.
The evening is when Dhanteras Puja is celebrated. The goddess receives offerings of prasad and fresh flowers. To signal Goddess Lakshmi’s entry into the house, tiny footprints are left inside the house from outside. Prior to the puja, they also clean their homes and decorate them with rangoli and lanterns.
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