Dhanteras or Dhanatrayodashi Puja, is an auspicious day for Hindus worldwide. Dhanteras falls on the 13th lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Kartik (October-November). This year the festival is celebrated on October 28, two days before Diwali.
On this day, people buy precious metals like gold and silver, utensils, utility items, kitchenware and more. They offer prayers to Goddess of Wealth Lakshmi and Lord Kuber. While Hindus across the world are celebrating this day, Bollywood celebs too are observing the festival. Juhi Chawla, Rishi Kapoor and many others wished their fans Happy Dhanteras on Twitter.
Here are a few tweets of Bollywood celebs wishing their fans a Happy Dhanteras:
Juhi Chawla: "Here's a simple way to make rangoli that I've learnt. I'm trying it out. You can too!! Happy dhanteras" She also included a video.
Neil Nitin Mukesh: "Wishing all of you lovely people a very Happy and prosperous DHANTERAS"
Suniel Shetty: "If u want to feel rich this #Dhanteras,let's strive for some 'real' wealth & be thankful for all we hv that money can't buy #HappyDhanteras"
Mandira Bedi: "#Aboutlastnight in a #Diwali state of mind! Happy Dhanteras to you.."
Shoojit Sircar: "Dhanteras" is a festival of Dhan .. Acquiring Dhan of knowledge and wisdom.. Don't waste in buying Gold.. Buy some peace."
Divya Dutta: "Happy dhanteras"
Shekhar Ravjiani: "Happy Dhanteras! :)"
Sajid Khan: "HAPPY DHANTERAS FRIENDS"