As the city gears up for the festive season, it will certainly start with Dhanteras the time to shop. So a very Dhanteras to our readers and patrons of Nagpur Oranges, may this festive time give you the best. The 5-day festive season has begun with Dhantrayodashi and the city shops and markets seem jam-packed with loads of shoppers shopping all around in no time. This is the day when the goddess of wealth called Lakshmi comes out from the ocean and blesses people.
That makes the followers of Hinduism shop on this big day. Right from single small stuff to big-time vehicles, homes and other things, people make sure they have something or the other to shop this big day. For the shopkeepers, vendors, and businessmen, this day remains the big one for the people. The Laxmi puja is carried on the full moon day or Amavasya which is usually the day of Dhanteras making it more significant.
As you move around the city, every other market be it Itwari, Sitabuldi, Jaripatka, Sadar, Dharampeth or the areas of Wardha Road somewhere in the east the west every other market seems to be packed. This day is often celebrated to welcome the Goddess of wealth and tickers the Diwali celebration. In the city, the puja muhurat is found out with the time zone of 07.08 pm and 08.16 pm. This is the time when the Lakshmi puja on Dhanteras would be carried out for not less than 24 minutes to two hours. Happy Dhanteras once again!