New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Nov 3: Dhanteras marks the beginning of the five-day long celebration of DiwaliWith Dhanteras starts the big celebrations of Diwali and five days are full of various rituals and religious festivities.Dhanteras is a compound word made of two words: 'Dhan' and 'Teras'. Dhan means money and teras means 13. This day falls on the thirteenth lunar day of the Krishna Paksha. This day is very important because there is a ritual to buy something made of metal on this day. The video below will show you in detail what to buy according to your sun sign and profession. All the details are given and you should not miss this.
In the meantime, we tell you the date, muhurat and timing of Dhanteras.Shubh Muhurat for Dhanteras Puja:Date: Dhanteras is on Monday, November 5.Total Duration for Dhanteras Puja is 1 Hour 55 Mins from 18.05 to 20.01Pradosh Kaal is from 17:29 to 20:07Vrishabha Kaal is from 18:05 to 20:01