It is that time of the year again when we all forget everything and immerse ourselves in celebration. It is Dhanteras today! Happy Dhanteras to all our readers! May this day bring prosperity and happiness to all of us!

Dhanteras festival is the 1st day of the five-day long Diwali Festival. On this day, Hindus all over buy gold and other precious metals in the belief it would bring prosperity and good luck. Dhanteras is also known as "Dhantrayodashi" or "Dhanwantari Triodasi". It falls on the auspicious thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Ashwin (October/November.

Happy Dhanteras 2009!


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