Dhanteras 2021: Everything you need to know

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Dhanteras marks the beginning of the five-day festival of Diwali, in which the festival of Dhanteras, Narak Chaturdashi, Diwali, Govardhan Puja and finally Bhaiya Dooj is celebrated. The festival of Dhanteras will be celebrated on November 2. It is believed that Lord Dhanvantari was born on this day. Therefore Dhanteras is also celebrated as the birthday of Dhanvantari ji. Know from Acharya Indu Prakash the auspicious time of Dhanteras, worship method.

Twilight Muhurta- 5:5 pm to 5:29 pm

Pradosh Kaal – From 5:35 pm to 8.14 pm
Abhijeet Muhurta – From 11:42 am to 12:26 am
Tripushkar Yoga- 6 minutes to 11.31 in the morning. Shopping will be auspicious in this yoga.
Dhanteras Muhurta- 6:18 pm to 8.11 pm
Vaidhriti Yoga- Today it will be till 6.14 pm
Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra – till 11.44 am
Hasta Nakshatra- 11:45 am to November 3 at 9:58 am.

For good health, well being and good life, on the day of Dhanteras, you should worship Lord Dhanvantari, who is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, in worship of Lord Dhanvantari, wooden post, incense, earthen lamp, cotton, scent. , camphor, ghee, fruits, flowers, nuts, sweets and prasad for enjoyment, all these things will be needed. According to the traditions, seven grains are also kept in worship today. The seven cereals include wheat, urad, moong, gram, barley, rice and lentils.

Clean the north-east corner of the house, ie, the corner of the north-east direction and put a wooden post there. Now spread a red cloth on that post and install the idol or picture of Lord Dhanvantari on it, as well as the picture or idol of Lord Ganesha. Place a kalash filled with water in the north direction of the wooden post and place a bowl full of rice on top of that kalash.

Now tie Kalawa on the face of that Kalash and make a swastika sign with Roli. In this way, after the installation of the idol and the Kalash, the Lord should be invoked. Then first of all, worship of Lord Ganesha and then Lord Dhanvantari should be done duly. First apply roli-rice vaccine to Ganesh ji and Dhanvantari ji. Offer them scent, flowers, as well as fruits and sweets. After that offer bhog to God.

Kheer made of milk, rice is considered the best for enjoyment. Then after offering Bhog, light incense, lamp and camphor and do the aarti of God. Also if possible

Recite this mantra of Dhanvantari ji. The mantra is-
“ॐ नमो भगवते महासुदर्शनाय वासुदेवाय धन्वंतराये:
अमृत कलश हस्ताय सर्वभय विनाशाय सर्व रोग निवारणाय
त्रिलोकपथाय त्रिलोक नाथाय श्री महाविष्णु स्वरूप
श्री धन्वंतरी स्वरूप श्री श्री श्री औषधचक्र नारायणाय नमः॥”


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