Dhanteras is the first day of  Diwali, dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after dussehra. On occasion of Dhanteras people worship Goddess Lakshmi to provide prosperity and well being.

Dhanteras is most important day for business community. That day people purchase gold and silver jewellerys, coins and utensils.  People believe that new “Dhan” or some form of precious metal is a sign of good luck. 

See also:-

What is Diwali?
What is Naraka Chaturdasi ?
What is Bhai Duj Or Bhaiya Dooj ?
What Is Govardhan pooja ?

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