Dhanteras 2020 date and time to buy gold as per Muhurat | All you need to know about auspicious occasion
It is believed that gold and silver protect you from bad omen
Dhanteras 2020 date and time to buy gold as per Muhurat: Dhanteras marks the beginning of Diwali festivities. Dhanteras date is on November 12 this year. It is celebrated by worshipping Lord Dhanvantari. Diwali purchases are made well in advance. People save their money entire year to buy things on this auspicious occasion. It also holds special significance for the business community due to the customary purchases of precious metals on this day. They throng market to buy gold, jewellery and utensils on Dhanteras to mark this special day. But do you know why people find this day auspicious to buy things? Well, there are legends and folklore about it and we present them right here.
Dhanteras 2020 gold buying Muhurat Date and Time as per drikpanchang.com
Auspicious timings to Buy Gold on Dhanteras – 06:42 AM to 05:59 PM
Duration – 11 Hours 16 Mins
Auspicious Choghadiya timings overlapping Dhantrayodashi
Morning Muhurat (Chara, Labha, Amrita) – 06:42 AM to 10:45 AM
Afternoon Muhurat (Chara) – 04:08 PM to 05:28 PM
Afternoon Muhurat (Shubha) – 12:05 PM to 01:26 PM
It is believed that gold and silver protect you from bad omen and anything negative and it is considered extremely auspicious to buy these precious metals especially on Dhanteras day.
If we dig further on mythological aspect, It is largely believed that on Dhanteras Goddess Lakshmi visits the homes of her devotees and fulfils their wishes. Also, Lord Kubera (Dhan-Kuber), the God of assets and wealth is also worshipped on this day.
Buying on Dhanteras also finds its root in folklore.
As per folklore, there was a king named Hima whose son was predicted to die on the fourth day of his marriage. Hima’s daughter-in-law saved her husband by preventing the god of death, Yamaraj, from entering her house. She did so by placing a lot of Diyas, a heap of gold jewellery and silver coins at the door. The strong light coming from the glittering jewellery and the bright Diyas blinded Yamaraj, who appeared as a snake and he couldn’t take Hima’s son’s life. Thus, he returned back.
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Therefore, it is believed that buying gold and silver jewellery or new utensils can protect you and your family members against any ill. Also, doing that is said to bring luck, wealth, and prosperity to the house.
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