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2012-11-05
Name: Editor When is Dhanteras celebrated? Why is it important to buy gold or silver on this day? How is Dhanteras observed?
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2012-11-06
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Name: Mamata
Subject:  Celebrasting Dhanteras
Being from a business community, Dhanteras is an important festival for us. I have an elaborate puja on this day. I make sure to buy gold or silver and then these new items are also worshiped. House is lighted up with diyas.
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2012-11-06
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Name: Pawan Mehra
Subject:  Buying gold on Dhanteras
on this day buying steel, silver or gold is considered auspicious.this festival is believed to bring in riches, good luck, and prosperity in life. Buying gold, silver or utensils is considered auspicious and brings wealth and prosperity throughout the year.
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2012-11-06
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Name: Sobahgya
Subject:  Dhanteras
Dhanteras always falls two days prior to the Diwali. It is celebrated on 13th day of Kartik month. This year it falls on 11th Nov. It is also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanwantari Triodasi.
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