Exclusive Dhanteras Gifts to India

Tea Light Candles with Laxmi Ganesh

Dhanteras is an eminent festival of India, celebrated annually during the first day of Diwali. This auspicious day falls on every thirteenth day in the Hindu month of Ashwin, and is observed to pay reverence to Lakhsmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity. If you are wondering when is Dhantears then Dhantrayodashi which is also known as Dhanteras is the first day of five days long Diwali festivities. To some large extent, Dhanteras in India holds a special significance to its sociocultural context as buying of gold and jewelleries on this day is regarded to be very auspicious. Indians, no matter wherever they are, buy jewelleries, or shagun coins, or commences new projects on this very day and prays to the Almighty for a lifelong prosperity of the entire household.

Just like any other Hindu festival, Dhanteras also revolves round some mythological implications. One such a story goes like this: The sixteen year old son of king Hima was predestined to die on account of snake bite on the fourth day of his marriage. But, to save her husband's life from the clutches of impending doom, the newly wed wife gathered out all her jewelleries and lots of gold and silver coins in a mound at the entrance of their bed chamber that was kept brightly illuminated all nightlong. Then she narrated stories and sang songs to restrict her husband from falling asleep. When Yama, the Hindu lord of death, came in disguise of a snake in front of their bed chamber, he got flabbergasted by the blazing lights. The intense illumination blinded his sight and he rested the whole night by coiling upon the heap of ornaments and left the room on the daybreak without accomplishing his task. Thus, the life of the young prince got saved. Since then, the day is observed by the Hindus in reverential adoration to Yama.

Laxmi Ganesh with Modak Lights

According to another popular legend, when the gods and demons churned the ocean of milk to obtain Amrit or nectar of immortality therefrom, Dhanavantari (the heavenly physician and an incarnation of Lord Vishnu) emerged carrying a jar of the elixir on the day of Dhanteras. So, according to this mythological tale, the word Dhanteras is derieved from the name Dhanavantari himself.

Just like any other Indian festival, Dhanteras also involves the noble act of gifting to its very core. But nowadays, to follow up with the recent career trends many of us are compelled to leave their respective friends and family and settle in some distant places. To facilitate these estranged candidates to send gifts to India on Dhanteras GiftstoIndia24x7.com has came forward with some extensive e-gifting ideas.

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Aparna Published: Oct 25, 2010 | Last Updated: May 06, 2020