1. Pradosh Kal
Pradosh Kal is the time of 2 hours 24 minutes after sunset. Deep Dan and Lakshmi Pujan is considered auspicious during this time.
On 1st November 2013, sunset time will be from 17:32 to 20:08 in Delhi. During this period, Taurus Lagna will be the fixed Lagna from 18:20 to 20:15. The muhurat time will bring wealth in Home and family.
- Muhurat=18:20 to 20:09
- Duration=1 hour 48 Mins
- Pradosh Kaal=17:32 to 20:09
- Vrishabha Kaal=18:20 to 20:15
- Trayodashi Tithi Starts = 22:16 on October 31,2013
- Trayodashi Tithi Ends = 21:33 on November 1,2013.
Auspicious Mahurat in Evening
The time of Pradosh Kal,fixed Lagna from 17:44 to 20:19 will be the most auspicious for the Pujan of Dhanteras.
What to purchase on Dhanteras ?
Bringing home the silver idols of Lakshmi and Ganesha, increases wealth, success and growth at house, offices and business organisation.
Lord Dhanwantri appeared in sea with an urn, hence, there is a ritual of buying utensils on this day. It is believed buying utensils or silver increases their count by 13 times. Also, buying seeds of dried coriander and keeping them in house increases wealth. On the day of Diwali, these seeds are sown in garden or farms. These seeds are the symbol of growth and wealth increment in a person’s life.
For more information, Check out About Dhanteras Festival