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Happy Dhanteras 2021: From Gomti Chakra to automobiles, list of auspicious things you can buy

India is all lit up as November 2 marks the beginning of the auspicious Hindu festival Diwali. The festival of lights begins with Dhanteras which is the thirteenth day of the waning phase of the lunar month in the month of Kartik.

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Happy Dhanteras 2021: From Gomti Chakra to automobiles, list of auspicious things you can buy

India is all lit up as November 2 marks the beginning of the auspicious Hindu festival Diwali. The festival of lights begins with Dhanteras which is the thirteenth day of the waning phase of the lunar month in the month of Kartik.

Also known as Dhanvantri Trayodashi and Dhanatrayodashi, the festival is considered to be one of the most auspicious days of the year.

Happy Dhanteras 2021

According to Hindu mythology, on this day Goddess Lakshmi emerged from the ocean of milk during Samundra Manthan or churning of the sea. It is also believed that Dhanteras is the best day to buy valuable items.

As Dhanteras is around the table, we have collated a list of auspicious things you can buy this year.

Gomti Chakra

Gomti Chakras are a type of snail found in Dwarka’s Gomti River. It is considered auspicious to put 11 of these chakras in a yellow cloth and keep it safely in a locker on the day of Dhanteras. Devotees believe that on doing this they will be blessed with good health, wealth, and prosperity.

Broom

You’ll find almost every Hindu buying a broom on Dhanteras. It comes from a belief that the broom sweeps out poverty and sadness from the house and invites wealth and happiness. It is also said that the broom is the abode of Goddess Lakshmi.

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Kitchen Utensil

Devotees can buy silver, brass, and copper utensils on Dhanteras as it is believed that kitchen utensils are auspicious. These utensils can also be used during Lakshami Puja in Diwali.

Electronics or Automobiles

The best day to buy electronics or automobiles is Dhanteras. Several showrooms or shops give amazing deals and offers. Get your favourite pick this Dhanteras.

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National Press Day: Election Commission shares archival photo of press conference from 1967 | Watch here

National Press Day is observed every year on November 16 to celebrate the importance of a free and responsible press in a democratic society.

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On the occasion of National Press Day, the Election Commission of India shared an archival photo of a press conference from 1967. The National Press Day is observed every year on November 16 to celebrate the importance of a free and responsible press in a democratic society. The day also commemorates the establishment of the Press Council of India, which acts as a regulatory body for the news media industry in the country. 

Sharing the archival photo on social media platform X, formerly Twitter, the Election Commission of India said that the picture is of a press conference from 1967, addressed by then Chief Election Commissioner KVK Sundaram. 

Meanwhile, several political leaders also extended their greetings to the journalists on the occasion of National Press Day. Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur took to X and wrote that a free press forms the bedrock of democracy and is rightly regarded as its fourth pillar. He also saluted all the journalists who dedicatedly perform their duties in a responsible, unbiased and professional manner, bringing news and educating masses on a variety of issues.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also extended his best wishes to all journalist friends on the National Press Day. He said that journalists are vigilant sentinels of democracy. He also congratulated all the journalists for continuously serving democracy with impartiality and fearlessness.

Extending warm greetings on the occasion, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that the free press is the cornerstone of democracy and gives voice to the people. He further asked masses to pledge to safeguard the independence of the fourth pillar of democracy and empower the people with unbiased information.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah also conveyed greetings to the journalists stating them to be the guardians of truth. He added that journalist’s words shape their reality, shedding light on the stories that matter. He also extended gratitude to the fraternity for their unwavering dedication to journalism.

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Celebrate the festival of Diwali with these healthy sweets

One can consume the sweets made at home without any worry. Making sweets at home takes a lot of hard work but one does not compromise in terms of quality.

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During the festival of Diwali, the market is fooded with adulterated mithai which is either chemicals or colours. As India gets ready for Diwali it would be great to make mithai at home only. Mithai which is made at home is loaded with love and healthy ingredients. One can consume the sweets made at home without any worry. Making sweets at home takes a lot of hard work but one does not compromise in terms of quality. Here are some Diwali sweets which will double your celebrations

Kalakand

Kalakand

To make Kalakand at home condensed milk is simmered with paneer until it thickens. Cardomom powder is added and mixed well. The mixture is spread on a grease tray and then it is left to set. The sweet dish is garnished with chopped nuts and refrigerated until firm. The sweet is sliced into squares for a delightful experience.

Kaju Katli

KajuKatli

In order to prepare Kaju Katli, cashews are ground into a fine powder. It is then cooked with sugar syrup until it becomes thick. The mixture is rolled thin. It is then cut into diamond shapes. The sweet is garnished with an edible silver leaf.

Besan Ke Laddu

Besanladdu

In order to prepare mouth watering Besan Laddus. Besan is roasted in ghee till it turns golden brown. The process fills the air with a beautiful aroma. Powdered sugar is mixed with chopped nuts and cardamom. The Laddus are then shaped into ground laddus. These sweets form the essence of tradition and festival of Diwali.

Dry Fruits Laddu

dryfruit

One can even make sweets of dry fruits. In order to make dry fruit Laddus pistachios, almonds and cashews are mixed with cashews into a fine powder. Then this nut mixture is blended with a touch of ghee, figs and chopped dates. The mixture is mixed in the shape of balls.Get ready to enjoy your dry fruit Laddus.     

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Happy Dhanteras 2023: Wishes, messages to share with your loved ones

Dhanteras is considered the most auspicious day to buy silver, gold and other assets. Devotees welcome Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kubera into the house. The whole house is decorated in lights, colours and happiness prevails in the hearts of everybody

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Dhanteras marks the beginning of Diwali which is the festival of lights and is the most awaited festival of the year. This year Diwali is going to be celebrated on November 12. Dhanteras is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha of the Hindu month of Kartik.

Dhanteras is going to be celebrated on November 10. Dhanteras is considered the most auspicious day to buy silver, gold and other assets. Devotees welcome Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kubera into the house. The whole house is decorated in lights, colours and happiness prevails in the hearts of everybody.The most auspicious time to buy gold is from 12:35 pm to 2:46pm. Apart from gold one can also buy home furniture, broom, utensils, electronic items and metals

People worship Lord Kubera and Goddess Lakshmi and seek their blessings for prosperity and wealth in their lives. Here is a list of quotes and wishes that one can share with his family members lo let them know that they are thinking about them

Happy Dhanteras to you and your family, may your year be filled with joy and success.

If you let your learning lead to knowledge, you become a fool. If you let your learning lead to action, you become wealthy -Tony Robbins

Often the more money you make the more money you spend; that why more money doesn’t make you rich assets make you rich – Robert Kiyosaki

This is the day to trust the gods and let them guide us to the path of prosperity and happiness. Happy Dhanteras

The big money is not in the buying and selling but in the waiting. Charlie Munger.

May you always be guided by the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi, Goddess Durga and Lord Kubera, and may prosperity never leave your life.

If you are saving, you are succeeding – Steve Burkholder

Happy Dhanteras. May Goddess Lakshmi walk into your home and fill it with wealth, prosperity and joy  

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