Dhanteras 2018 a Shopping festival popular in India
We Indians having list of festivals through out the year and we celebrate our all festivals with all joy, family,
friends, colleagues and neighbors. In one of those festivals Diwali is one of the most famous Popular in
India. It’s festival of lights, wealth, crackers, shopping, we do puja of Goddess Laxmi and Ganesh Ji.
Maximum of people will say Diwali is of 2 days festival but actually Diwali is festival of 5 days. Starting from
First day with Dhanteras. Below is the complete details of importance of Dhanteras in Diwali festival.
Date of Dhanteras in India in 2018.
05 November 2018.
How People celebrate Dhanteras ?
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What is Dhanteras and why we celebrate
Dhanteras (धनतेरस) or Dhanatrayodashi (धनत्रयोदशी) or Dhanvantari Trayodashi the very first day
which start the Diwali Festival. So people worship Dhanvantri on Dhanteras, he is also called god of
Ayurveda. Government of India, Modi government started “National Ayurveda Day” to celebrate this
started from 28th October 2016.
List of Temple of God of Dhanteras or Dhanvantri
- Nelluvai Dhanwantri Temple Waddakkanchery, Thrissur, Kerala
- Sri Dhanvantri Arogya Peedam, Walajapet, Vellore, District, Tamil Nadu.
- Thevalakkadu Sree Dhanwanthari Temple, Kulasekharamangalam Post, Vailom, Kottayam, Kerala.
- Aanakkal Dhanwanthari Temple, Thaniyathukunnu, Thrissur.
- Sree Dhanwanthari Temple, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
- Sree Dhanwanthri Temple, Maruthovattam, Cherathala, Kerala.
- Sree Dhanwanthri Temple, Prayikara, Mavelikara, Alleppey.
- Sree Dhanwanthri Temple Elanthoor, Pathanamthitta, Kerala.
- Sree Dhanvantri Swamy Sannidhi in Sanjeevi Vinayakar Temple, JIMPER campus.
- Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwavidalya Varanasi Uttar Pradesh.
On which Day Dhanteras is Celebrated
Celebrated on 13th Lunar Day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu calendar called Vikram Samvat.