Dhanteras is celebrated on the thirteenth day of the ‘kartik’ month, two days prior to Diwali. It is considered an auspicious day for purchasing new home and business equipments and appliances, commencing new ventures and making new investments. Purchasing gold, silver, or kitchenware/utensils on the day of Dhanteras, is a sign of good luck and is believed to bring health and wealth, throughout the year.
Gold And Silver Plated Showpieces
Gold prices are at an all time high during this season. But Gold and silver plated showpieces look equally nice and elegant. Specially the ones with deities carved on then are just perfect to gift or to adorn your pooja ghar or an empty room wall. They are available in different sizes and shapes, so you can choose the right one for your wall.
Pooja utensils like kalash, pooja thali, diyas, lamp stands, etc are also a good purchase this Dhanteras. They are inexpensive and very useful items. Enough varieties and choices are available, in terms of both, materials and designs. Choose the one that is crafted to suit your pocket and your small in-home temple.
Electric Kitchen Appliances
The most crowded shops during this season are, perhaps, the kitchen appliances shops. A lot of festive discounts can also be availed this season. A huge range of kitchen appliances is available like kitchen grills, waffle maker etc. Choose what your kitchen needs the most and make your life a little more comfortable.
If you have been planning to buy a blackberry or an i-pod, this is the time. Thanks to the festive season competition, you have a whole gamut of great festive discounts to avail. Be it a mobile, or an MP3 or any other gadget, just go for it, NOW !
This Diwali,get a stylish look for your car. Car lightings, car TV, stereo, seat and steering covers and much more. Choose from a broad range of car accessories available in the market to make your driving experience all the more comfortable.
Dhanteras Gift Hampers
If you are not able to think of any great exclusive Dhanteras gifts, walk the easy path and choose the Dhanteras gift hampers. Dhanteras gift baskets can contain the brass items or some stainless steel items like a set of six glasses and if you want then you can also include a box of sweets with the gift basket.
In many parts of the country, people draw footprints of Goddess Laxmi, with rice paste and vermilion, on their doorsteps to welcome Goddess Laxmi into their homes. Diyas are lit to keep away the evil spirits. Urban settlements witness unmatched shopping and festive fervors during the entire Diwali season.