Categories: LIFESTYLE

What To Buy, What Not To Buy This Dhanteras

The 5th of November marks the auspicious day of Dhanteras. Celebrated two days before the actual day of Diwali, Dhanteras is a day of spending ‘Dhan’ – money. It is said that buying certain auspicious things on this day can bring you prosperity. Here is a list of what to buy and what not to buy:

Also read: What Is The Meaning and Significance of ‘Dhanteras’ Before Diwali?

What To Buy

  1. Utensils made up only of silver and/or brass. Keep them in East direction in your house.
  2. Brooms signify you are sweeping out negativity, poverty and misery out of your house.
  3. Electronics such as laptops, phones, refrigerators, ovens, etc. Keep them in North-East direction in your house.
  4. Any item related to your profession. Keep them at the alter during puja, especially during Laxmi puja.
  5. Gold coins; they bring in prosperity.
  6. Lightings; they bring in light, clarity, happiness, etc.
  7. Books; they bring in knowledge, wisdom and prosperity.
  8. Gomit Chakras; said to be bought in a set of 11. They are known to fight off evil from your home and family.
  9. Coriander leaves and/or seeds are known to be very auspicious.
  10. Cosmetics for women.

Also read: DIWALI SPECIAL: Trendy Ways to Decorate Your Home with Lights

What Not To Buy

  1. Mirrors; they are said to be directly related to Rahu (one of the nine major astronomical bodies – navagrahas – known to cause ill-effects).
  2. Sharp items such as knives, scissors, forks, etc.
  3. Aluminium utensils or any other products.
  4. Anything of black colour; this colour is considered inauspicious on auspicious days.
  5. Oil, ghee, etc.
  6. Imitation jewellery. 

Also read: Festive Special: 1-Week House-Cleaning Plan For Busy People

 

Pallavi

Recent Posts

This Summer get your hair styled with Dryfix

April 2019: Want to go for a fancy dinner? Or have a really important work presentation? Or have a themed…

5 months ago

FASHION NOTES: With Model & Actress Elena Fernandes

  5 Fashion Must-Haves • A pair of skinny jeans as this you can always dress up or dress down.…

8 months ago

Bollywood Actresses Give You All The Style Inspiration This Season

As we enter a novel year feeling fresh and motivated, why not leap forward like stylish AF? While you may…

9 months ago

5 Bollywood Couples And How Compatible Their Zodiac Signs Really Are

Here are 5 celebrity couples who might seem all that perfect but are they compatible when it comes down to…

9 months ago

Effective Home Remedies To Keep Your Liver Healthy

The primary functions of the liver include food metabolism, energy storage, waste removal, detoxification, immune system support and production of…

9 months ago

INTERIOR TIPS: Here’s How You Can Bring Flowers To Your Home Decor

Bringing fresh flowers into your home will not only bring the interiors alive, it will also bring in more joy…

9 months ago