Shopping on the day of Dhanteras 2021 is considered very auspicious in Hinduism. Most people buy jewelry or coins made of silver or gold on this day. In the Puranas, Dhanteras is considered an indicator of the arrival of the Diwali festival. Lord Dhanvantari is worshiped for wealth and health on Dhanteras 2021. It is believed that on this day, during the churning of the ocean, Dhanvantari appeared with an urn of nectar. Since then this day was celebrated as Dhanteras. Lord Dhanvantari also bestows health. The reason behind believing this is that if we are away from diseases, then it should be understood that we are the happy people of the world. That’s why wealth is related to health here. Because there is never any shortage of money and food in the family where health resides. Let us know which things should be bought on the day of Dhanteras and which things should not.
Why is Shopping Considered Auspicious on the day of Dhanteras 2021?
Shopping on the day of Dhanteras always brings happiness and prosperity in the house. It is believed that shopping on these days increases thirteen times. According to the Puranas, when Lord Dhanvantari was born, he had brought nectar in a vessel. Lord Dhanvantari had appeared with an urn, so there is a tradition of buying utensils on this occasion. There is no shortage of food grains in the house by buying Dhanteras in an auspicious time. This year’s auspicious time will start from Dwadashi date 1st November and will be till 11:30 am on 2nd November.
Dhanteras Shopping Auspicious Time
The auspicious time for shopping on the day of Dhanteras will be on November 5 for only 1 hour 57 minutes, which will be from 6:20 pm to 8:17 minutes.
Chant this mantra
After meditating on Lord Dhanvantari, chant the mantra ‘Shri Dhanvantari Devah Sharanam Mam’ 108 times. And pray with a sincere heart to stay healthy and get wealth and food with family.
What to Buy on Dhanteras 2021?
A broom must be bought on this day. It is said that the way a broom removes all kinds of dirt in the house, in the same way, buying it also cleanses all the evils and poverty and brings happiness in the house.
2. Things related to business or job
Yes, Vastu experts believe that shopping for things related to your business or job on the day of Dhanteras is considered auspicious. This opens the doors of progress and gives you immense success. Like if you are a businessman then buy a ledger, if you are a teacher then a pen or a book.
3. Make-up Accessories
It is said that in a house where daughters-in-law and daughters keep on laughing, playing and chirping, there is no Vastu defect of any kind. Women who like to make up, they can shop for these things on this day. It is considered very auspicious to buy sweets on this day, especially for married women. It is said that it gives the blessings of an unbroken honeymoon.
4. Coriander seeds
According to the scriptures, buying coriander seeds on the day of Dhanteras is considered auspicious. It is said that there is never any shortage of any kind in the house due to this and there is only prosperity. Offer the purchased seed to the Lord on the day of Lakshmi Puja and after that if desired, sow it in your garden. It is said that the better the coriander tree grows in your house, the better your financial condition is also. If you want, you can keep these coriander seeds in your purse or safe too.
5. Gold-Silver Coins
Gold and silver are the favorite metals of Lord Kubera. If you are able then buy this gold or silver coin. Buying silver on this day brings fame, fame and opulence.
6. Brass Utensils
If possible on the day of Dhanteras, one should definitely buy brass utensils. It is believed that the nectar urn with which Lord Dhanvantari appeared during the churning of the ocean was made of brass and brass is the favorite metal of Lord Dhanvantari. That is why the purchase of brass utensils on this day is considered auspicious. If it is not possible then you can also buy steel utensils but don’t forget to buy aluminum utensils.
7. Ganesh- idol of Lakshmi
The idols of Lakshmi and Ganesh ji, which are worshiped in Deepawali, should be bought on the day of Dhanteras. It is believed that buying Ganesh Lakshmi for the worship of Diwali on this day keeps the house full of money and food and gets rid of financial troubles. These idols can be made of silver or clay. But keep in mind that the height of the idol should not be higher than the middle finger of the palm.
Buying conch shells on the day of Dhanteras is considered very auspicious. On this day, bring conch shell in the house and worship it by keeping it in the house of worship and definitely blow this conch shell during Diwali worship. With this, the blessings of Mother Lakshmi always remain from the house and all the troubles stay away from that house.
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What should not be bought on the day of Dhanteras 2021?
It is said that on the day of Dhanteras, one should never forget to buy glass. Actually, mirror is related to Rahu. That is why it would be better to avoid shopping for glass these days.
2. Items made of iron metal
Avoid buying items made of iron on this day. Do not buy anything made of iron on this day. If it is very important to buy then buy a day before or after Dhanteras. Many people plan to buy a car on this day. And on this day special offers are also there in the market. If this is the case, then you can pay for the vehicle a day in advance and take delivery on that day.
3. Sharp objects
One should not buy any kind of sharp things on this day. This can cause very heavy damage. Such as scissors, knives, saws and weapons.
4. Black colored objects
Black color is believed to be the source of negative energy. Even in Hinduism, wearing black color in all festivals is not considered auspicious. That is why on the day of Dhanteras, it will be right if you do not buy black colored things.
5. Aluminum Utensils
It is said that the effect of Rahu is more on aluminum metal, due to which other auspicious planets are affected. Along with this, the use of aluminum is also considered bad from the point of view of Vastu Shastra, health and astrology. This is the reason that the use of utensils made of this metal is prohibited even in worship.
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