Dhanteras 2020: Date, History, significance, city-wise puja muhurat across India

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Dhanteras otherwise called Dhantrayodashi is a significant Hindu celebration and marks the start of Diwali festivities, this year the celebration will fall on Friday, November 13.

Dhanteras otherwise called Dhantrayodashi is a significant Hindu celebration and marks the start of Diwali festivities, this year the celebration will fall on Friday, November 13 in the Hindu schedule month of Kartik.

The word Dhan means wealth, an on this day the God and Goddess of wealth, Lord Kubera and Goddess Laxmi, are adored by Hindus. It is accepted that it was on this day that Goddess Laxmi emerged from sea when it was being churned(samudra manthan) with a pot of gold and wealth.

The God of Ayurveda, Lord Dhanvantari, is likewise loved on this day. He is accepted to be a symbol of Lord Vishnu and it is accepted he reserved the vessel containing the nectar of immortality, Amrit. Individuals light diyas and keeping in mind that performing puja they place their new buys close to the symbol of the deity.

Here are the city shrewd puja timings for Dhanteras this year:

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Pune: 05:57 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in New Delhi: 05:28 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Chennai: 05:40 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Jaipur: 05:37 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Hyderabad: 05:41 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Gurgaon: 05:29 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Chandigarh: 05:30 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Kolkata: 04:58 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Mumbai: 06:01 PM to 08:34 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Bengaluru: 05:50 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Ahmedabad: 05:56 PM to 05:59 PM

Dhanteras Puja Muhurat in Noida: 05:32 PM to 05:59 PM

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