10 dhanteras gift ideas

Dhanteras hold a great significance in Indian culture especially within the Hindus. It is celebrated in the month of autumn every year. Dhanteras is also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanvantari Triodasi. The celebration of this festival is dedicated to the goddess Laxmi also known as Goddess of wealth and prosperity. It is celebrated 2 days prior to Diwali. Hence it is also called as the Diwali eve. Dhanteras is celebrated in the 13th lunar day of Krishna Paksha every year. It has its own importance to various business communities of India. All business people pray to Goddess Laxmi (goddess of wealth) to bring good luck & success in the coming business financial years. Jewelers celebrate dhanteras in the most unique manner in the market areas where their shops are located.
People decorate their houses, shops and business places with lights, colorful lamps and diyas to welcome goddess Laxmi. People light crackers and women make attractive rangolis and alpana with small foot prints of Laxmiji to symbolize her entry in their homes and workplace. People purchase silver & gold ornaments and articles for themselves and to gift them to their friends, family members and relatives, some even buy a new car or a new apartment at the auspicious occasion. Jeweler.s keeps their shops running till late evening hours and makes remarkable sales during this festive. Silver and gold shops and remain over crowded throughout the day. Traditional Indian sweets like motichoor ladoos, badam halwa, kaju katli, chaklis, wheat ladoos sakkaparas and badam halwa are all part of this festival. Some women cook sweets at homes and those who fail to take out enough time buy it from the market.

dhanteras gift ideas

Apart from shopping, puja and merry making, distributing gifts and sweets are the important part of this festival. So lets see Dhantrayodashi gift ideas or Dhanvantari Triodasi gift ideas

10 great dhanteras gift ideas
. Silver coins and silver notes
. Pooja accessories (made up of brass, metallic, gold, silver, brass or fiber)
. Ganpati or Ganesh silver idol
. Laxmiji silver idol
. Silver puja thaali
. Sweets or mithais
. Flowers or chocolates
. Dry fruits
. Spiritual books
. Welcome decorative scented diyas
Apart from the above gifts many other useful gifts can be considered for your near and dear ones such as wooden idols of god.s/ goddesses., clothes, accessories, scented candles, candle stands, Ganaptiji.s or laxmiji.s key chains, Wall hanging Ganpati etc. depending upon your budget.

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