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Dhanteras 2021: 6 things you must bring home for Dhanteras and Diwali

It is believed that if some special items are brought home on this day, then its auspicious effect remains throughout an individual's life and reduces problems in his or her life.

Festival Dhanteras 2021 6 things you must bring home for Dhanteras and Diwali VPN
Ujjain, First Published Nov 1, 2021, 11:32 AM IST

This year, Dhanteras falls on November 2 and Diwali on November 4. According to Ujjain's astrologer Pandit Prafulla Bhatt, both Dhanteras and Diwali 2021 are self-realized Muhurats or in other words auspicious. It is believed that if some special things are brought into the house on this day, then its auspicious effect remains throughout an individual's life and reduces problems in his or her life. Here are six things you must bring home on Dhanteras:

1) 'Parad' Lakshmi idol: On Dhanteras or Diwali, a Lakshmi idol made of mercury should be brought for Lakshmi Puja. This idol is considered very auspicious. Mercury is a kind of liquid that is purified and then cast in solid. By keeping the idols made of this metal in the house, many problems like Vastu defects automatically get removed. That is why the Parad Lakshmi idol should be brought home on Diwali.

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2) 'Kamal Gatta': As per ancient scriptures, the lotus flower is especially dear to Goddess Lakshmi. Kamal Gatta comes from the seeds of the lotus plant. It is used to make garlands and specially offered to Goddess Lakshmi. Along with this, it is also used for chanting the mantras of Goddess Lakshmi. On Dhanteras or Diwali, bringing this garland and placing it at your place of worship brings happiness and prosperity in the house.

3) 'Laghu Nariyal': This coconut is slightly smaller than the common coconut. It is used in tantra-mantras. This coconut is easily available at any shop selling items used for ceremonies. It is believed that by worshipping this coconut, Goddess Lakshmi gets very pleased and fulfils every wish of devotees. It should be kept at the place of worship of the house or tied in a red cloth and kept near wealth.

4) 'Charan Chinh' (footprints of Goddess Lakshmi): On Dhanteras or Diwali, silver feet of Goddess Lakshmi should be brought home. It is considered very auspicious. It should be kept in the safety locker in your house. Keep it in the direction of going inside the safe and not in the direction of the exit. By doing this, it is believed, that there will be prosperity in the house and there will be no shortage of money in the safe.

5) Kuber's idol: As per mythology, Kuber is the God of wealth and the treasurer of the gods. He is the son of sage Vishrava and half-brother of Ravana. Before Ravana, they had their abode in golden Lanka. Bring his idol on Dhanteras or Diwali and keep it in the north direction of the house. By doing this, happiness and prosperity remain in the house.

6) 'Dakshinavarti' and pearl conch: Both these conch shells are rare. They are very beautiful in appearance. Keeping them in the house is considered auspicious. The Dakshinavarti conch has special significance in the worship of Lord Vishnu and Lakshmi. On special occasions, Lakshmi and Vishnu are also anointed by pouring water or milk in these conch shells. They can be kept anywhere in the place of worship or safety locker in the house. Due to this, positivity resides in the house.

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