Dhanteras is the day that imparts the beginning of Diwali, and ‘Goddess Lakshmi, Kuber and Dhanvantri’ are worshipped on this day. According to the Hindu calendar, Dhanteras is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha in the month of Ashwin.
Dhanteras is the occasion when people buy Gold & silver coins, idols, jewelry and utensils for immense good luck and prosperity in every house. Whoever purchases gold and silver or any such things with a pure heart will get the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi, Kuber and Dhanvantri the entire year.
Besides, Dhanvantari is considered as the God of Ayurveda. He imparted the wisdom of Ayurveda for the benefit of mankind and so performing the puja and buying Gold in the auspicious timings improves health and well-being.
However, this day holds great significance amongst business people who like to open new accounts, invest in gold & equity, and observe the auspicious timings to buy Gold on Dhanteras.
In Hindu astrology, timings for doing auspicious work plays a significant role in bringing good fortune and happiness.
Therefore, timing for buying Gold on Dhanteras is also of utmost importance because it is believed that if you buy gold and silver during an auspicious period or Muhurat, it will work effectively and ensure success, peace and wealth in your house.
Auspicious Timings to Buy Gold
This year Dhanteras will fall on 2nd November 2021, and the auspicious timings to purchase Gold according to Hindu Vedic Shashtra are mentioned below:
- Abhijeet Muhurata (from 11.31 AM -12.45 PM in the morning) – According to the Hindu Jyotish Shasta, Abhijeet muhurta is considered the best and good timing for shopping. So, Gold can be purchased in the morning between sunrise and sunset.
- Godhuli Muhurta (from 05:05 -05:29 PM in the evening) –Godhuli means cow, and dhuli means dust. When the cows return in the evening after grazing in the forest, that time is considered lucky. Hence, Godhuli time is considered best for all major tasks to be performed.
- Pradosh Kaal (from 05:35 -08:14PM) – This day is observed in the Hindu calendar as Trayodoshi Tithi, thirteenth day of the lunar fortnight. It is an important hour during Hindu festivals. This period is considered very auspicious on Dhanteras and Diwali and brings good luck if you buy gold.
- Vrishabh Kaal (from 06:14 – 08:14 PM in the evening) –This time starts before sunset and is considered auspicious for any new purchase during Dhanteras. Vrishabh Kaal enters during pradosh Kaal and is said to bring positive vibes and abundance of fortune by purchasing Gold on Dhanteras. It is also considered good to perform Dhanteras puja during Vrishabh Muhurat.
- Nishita Kaal (from 11:16 PM -12:07 at night) –Nishita Muhurat is also known as the 8th muhurat of the night. It would be best if you purchased gold during this prime time. Nishita Kaal is considered auspicious to buy gold, silver, utensils and puja samagri and perform puja on the day of Dhanteras 2021.
According to Hindu Vedic astrology, buying gold during these timings or Muhurta is considered very fortunate during Dhanteras. Dhanteras is not only a tradition but also a wise investment month that comes once a year. So before investing in Gold, check the appropriate timings to purchase on Dhanteras.