When is Dhanteras 2023? Check auspicious time for buying
New Delhi: Thu, 09 Nov 2023 22:53, by: Sangita Roy

Dhanteras is on 10-Oct-2023, which is an auspicious occasion as per Hindu mythology for buying Gold, Silver and other items. During Dhanteras people purchase items to invite property and god blessings in their life. This year Dhanteras is on 10-Oct-2023 and it's an auspicious time for buying gold to bring prosperity at home.

The festival of Dhanteras also known as Dhanatrayodashi, which falls on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha calculated based on Hindu calendar. This day is also celebrated as Dhanvantri Jayanti, the God of Ayurveda. On this day people perform puja to Lord Kuber, Lord Dhanvantri and Goddess Laxmi to receive their blessing.

What is the best muhurat for buying on Dhanteras?

The best muhurat for buying various items on the occasion of Dhanteras will be between 12:35 PM on 10-November and 1:57 PM on 11-November.

You should know about the timing of Choghadiya  on 10-Oct-2023:

Laabh Choghadiya - 08:00 AM to 09:22 AM

Amrit Choghadiya - 09:22 AM to 10:43 AM

Shubh Choghadiya - 12:04 PM to 01:26 PM

Laabh Choghadiya - 08:47 PM to 10:26 PM

What should you buy on Dhanteras?

You can buy one or more of these items:


Gold and Silver jewellery is considered very auspicious and people buy these items on this day. Gold and Silver are excellent investments for the long term. 

Gold and Silver Coins

People in India also buy Gold and Silver Coins mainly having carving of the God on it. Coins having God carving brings good fortune and blessings. You may buy  Lord Ganesha or Goddess Lakshmi Coins, which are particularly popular among the Indian Hindu buyers on this day.


Most of the people buy utensils for the kitchen such as spoons, glass and others. These items are cheap and it's one of most used items for daily use. If you don’t have a budget due to various reasons you should buy utensils to get the blessing of god for the year.

Silver items

Silver is another precious metal and buying ornaments, coins or items for kitchens bring prosperity home.

Diya or Oil Lamps

On the day of Dnateras people light oil lamps to bring god blessing. So, you should buy earthen diya or metal lamps on this day. 


People also buy Broom on this day as it's considered lucky and auspicious. Buying a Broom removes poverty from home and improves the financials of the people. This brings happiness to the family.

Gomti chakra

Buying Gomti chakra brings happiness as it is considered sacred by the Goddess Lakshmi. You should do puja of Gomti chakra on the day of Diwali.
Car, Bike and other Electronic items
This day is considered auspicious so people also buy cars, bikes and other Electronic items. You may buy a phone, TV, Car, Bike, Cycle and other items on this day.

New clothes

People also buy new clothes on the occasion of Dhanteras in India. This brings happiness at home and you may feel fresh.


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