‘Dhanteras’ is a celebrated celebration of Hindus. It is praised by the Hindus all over India and over the world. Dhanteras is praised on the thirteenth day of Krishna Paksha in the period of Karthik as per Hindu Calendar. It by and large falls in the long stretch of October-November every year.

Dhanteras marks the start of the multi day Diwali festivities. It happens two days before Diwali to respect Dhanvantari, a manifestation of Vishnu. Dhanteras is otherwise called Yamadeep. It is otherwise called Dhanvantari Jayanti.

On this day, we petition God for good wellbeing and abundance for the family. Designed mud icons and photographs of Shri Ganesh and Shri Lakshmi are purchased from the market upon the arrival of Dhanteras. These symbols are loved upon the arrival of Diwali. Silver articles are purchased for the house and Iron, Copper or Brass utensils are purchased for the kitchen on this day.