Dhanteras marks the first day of five-days-long Diwali Festival. Dhanteras Festival, also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanwantari Triodasi, falls on the auspicious thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Kartik (October/November). In the word Dhanteras, "Dhan" stands for wealth. On Dhanteras Goddess Laxmi is worshiped to provide prosperity and well being. Hence Dhan Teras holds a lot more significance for the business community.
The festival of Dhanteras is observed on the 13th day of Krishna Paksh in the month of Karthik. This is also known as Yamadeep. Dhanteras puja is performed 2 days before Diwali. Dhanteras Puja is also known as Dhanvantri Jayanti Puja. On this festival, we pray for good health and wealth for the family. We worship to God Dhanvantari for Health and Lord Kuber to Wealth.
Dhanteras is on the year 2014 date is on 21 October 2014 Tuesday.
Dhanteras is on the year 2015 date is on 09 November 2015 Monday.
Dhanteras is on the year 2016 date is on 28 October 2016 Friday.
Dhanteras is on the year 2017 date is on 17 October 2017 Tuesday.
Dhanteras is on the year 2018 date is on 05 November 2018 Monday.
Dhanteras is on the year 2019 date is on 25 October 2019 Friday.
Dhanteras is on the year 2020 date is on 13 November 2020 Friday.