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2007-11-07
Name: Editor What significance does Dhanteras hold for you? How do you celebrate the first day of Diwali in your home?
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2007-11-15
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Name: Sandhya
Subject:  First day
If I am not mistaken, Dhanteras is also related to the God Dhanvantari. He is the physician of all the other Gods. So this day is celebrated to worship him as well.
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2007-11-07
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Name: Brinda
Subject:  purchase Gold
I enjoyed reading this article. In my home, we buy lots of gold on Dhanteras and also have Lakshmi pooja.
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2007-11-07
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Name: Parvati
Subject:  Importance
Diwali is a special time and not many people know about the significance of each day. Thank you for pointing out some facts. I hope to see more articles like this which deal with the more traditional aspects of Diwali.
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2007-11-07
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Name: Andy
Subject:  informative
This article is very informative. I' ve seen people keep diyas burning throughout the night but did not know what it meant.
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