Buy salt on Dhanteras
Dhanteras 2023: Kuber, the god of wealth, and Lakshmi-Ganesh ji are especially worshiped on Dharteras. The festival of Diwala is celebrated on Amavasya Tithi, whereas the festival of Dhanteras is celebrated on Trayodashi Tithi. This is the reason why it is also known as Dhan Trayodashi. Purchasing metals like gold, silver and copper on this day is also considered very auspicious.
It has been a tradition for centuries that gold, Gomti Chakra, brass and broom are bought on this day. Buying these is considered very auspicious. But do you know that buying salt on the day of Dhanteras is also considered very auspicious. It is believed that buying salt on this day brings blessings of Goddess Lakshmi.
Why is salt considered auspicious
Goddess Lakshmi originated from the churning of the ocean and salt also comes out from here. On the day of Dhantrayodashi, it is also the birthday of Lord Dhanvantari. Lord Dhanvantari also came out of the sea. This is the reason why buying salt on Dhanteras is considered very auspicious. It is very auspicious to buy salt along with other things on this festival. It is believed that doing this brings prosperity to the house.
donation of salt
Let us tell you that along with buying salt, donating salt on this day is also equally auspicious. But keep in mind that you should not lend salt to anyone.
keep salt in the kitchen
On the day of Dhanteras, buy salt and tie it in a red cloth and keep it in a place in the kitchen where no one can see it. You leave the salt at the same place for the whole year. It is said that you should buy salt and use it in the kitchen only on Dhanteras. Due to this there is never any shortage of food and money.
Along with this, taking bath with salt water on Dhanteras is also considered very auspicious. This provides relief from all physical problems.