DHAN TERAS / TRAYODASHI / 13TH LUNAR DAY 2019:

धनतेरस

Dhan Teras is also known as Dhan Trayodashi or Dhanvantri Trayodashi. This day is considered to be auspicious to buy metal / precious metal. Dhanvantari is worshiped on this day who is god of Ayurveda who imparted the wisdom of Ayurveda for the betterment of mankind and help rid of it from the suffering of diseases.

Tithi for Dhan Teras from 26th Oct 2.39am to 26th Oct 11.16pm (23.16Hrs) as per Auckland time

DHAN TERAS NEW ZEALAND 2019 PUJA MUHURAT: 7.47PM TO 11.51PM AS PER AUCKLAND TIME

 

Dhan Teras Muhurat details:

  • Pradosh Kaal: 7.47pm to 9.54pm
  • Vrishabh Kaal: 9.28pm to 11.51pm as per Auckland time

Sunrise & Sunset on 26th Oct 2019 for cities in New Zealand

  • Auckland: Sunrise 6.24am, Sunset: 7.47pm
  • Christchurch: Sunrise 6.21am, Sunset: 8.06pm
  • Dunedin: Sunrise 6.25am, Sunset: 8.19pm
  • Palmerston North: Sunrise 6.14am, Sunset: 7.49pm
  • Queenstown: Sunrise 6.34am, Sunset: 8.25pm
  • Wellington: Sunrise 6.16am, Sunset: 7.53pm

QUICK LIST OF PUJA SAMAGRI पूजा सामग्री / ITEMS NEEDED TO FOR PRAYER PREPARATIONS

  1. Idols / Photo frame of deities (Ganesh and Laxmi)
  2. Coins
  3. Cloth (Red or similar is preferred)
  4. Deepak (Diya), Agarbatti (अगरबत्ती), Mud Diyas, Candles
  5. Plates to keep sweets, coins
  6. Panchamrat पंचाम्रत (ingredients: Milk, Ghee, Honey, Curd, Sugar)
  7. Fruits, Dry fruits, Nuts, Coconut
  8. Sweets
  9. Flowers, Durva grass (दूर्वा), Holy Basil / Tulsi (तुलसी)
  10. Water / Holy water
  11. Betel leaves / Betel Nuts सुपारी
  12. Red thread / decorative laces मोली
  13. Kumkum, Sandal paste, Turmeric powder कुमकुम, चंदन, हल्दी
  14. Cotton wicks for deepak/diya रूई बत्ती
  15. Match box
  16. Ghee for Arti deepak, oil for diyas
  17. Stool / Table / Pooja Chowki / Aasan. Even clean floor with some cover is fine to keep deiti and other puja samagri
  18. Aarti book (or aarti link on Internet)

 

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Dhan Teras on Wikipedia