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Dhanvantari Jayanti 2020: Preparations to celebrate the five-day Diwali Festival are in full swing. Diwali, the festival of Diyas, begins with Dhanteras and ends with Bhai Dooj. On the day of Dhanteras, Dhanavantari Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Lord Dhanvantari, the god of health, is also celebrated. According to Hindu Panchang, the festival of Dhanvantari Jayanti is celebrated on the Trayodashi date of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month. According to mythological beliefs, Lord Dhanvantari appeared on the day of Dhanteras during Samudra Manthan with Lord Amar Kalash in his hands, hence Lord Dhanvantari is worshiped on the day of Dhanteras by law. Along with this, there is a law to worship Kubera, goddess of wealth, Goddess Lakshmi and Ganesh ji on this day.
When will Dhanvantari Jayanti be celebrated this year? What is the nature of Lord Dhanvantari? What is the auspicious time and its importance? Know about it in detail. Also read: Dhanteras 2020 Date: When is Dhanteras? Know the date, auspicious time and importance of this festival celebrated before Diwali
When is Dhanvantari Jayanti?
According to Hindu Panchang, Dhanvantari Jayanti is celebrated on the Trayodashi date of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month. This year, the festival of Dhanvantari Jayanti and Dhanteras will be celebrated on 13 November 2020 (Friday).
Trayodashi date start- On November 12, 2020 from 09.32 pm,
Trayodashi date ends 13 November 2020 till 06.01 pm
Auspicious time for worship 13 November 2020 from 05.28 pm to 05.59 pm.
Who is Lord Dhanvantari?
According to the beliefs of Hinduism, Lord Dhanvantari is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. During the Samudra Manthan, he appeared on the day of Kartik Krishna Trayodashi, so Dhanvantari Jayanti is celebrated two days before Diwali. Ayurveda was born with the appearance of Lord Dhanvantari, hence he is also called the father of Ayurveda. Lord Dhanvantari has four arms, in which he wears conch, chakra, medicine and nectar urn. Also read: Diwali 2020 Date & Full Schedule: When is Diwali? See the complete list of important dates of Dhanteras, Narak Chaturdashi, Lakshmi Pujan, Govardhan Puja and Bhayuduj
Importance of Dhanvantari Jayanti
Lord Dhanvantari is also called Vaidya of Gods or God of Health. He is very fond of brass metal, so shopping for brass utensils is considered auspicious on this day. Worshiping Dhanvantari on the day of Dhanteras brings blessings of good health. Actually, health is everything and without it money is also wasted, hence Lord Dhanvantari is worshiped on Dhanteras to get good health and healthy body. Along with this, Kubre-Lakshmi is also worshiped.