Dhanteras” is derived from two Hindi words “dhan” & “teras”. Dhan means wealth &Teras means Thirteenth. Dhanteras is being observed on the thirteenth day of the Kartik month and celebrated as the second day of the Diwali in 2017.
Dhanteras is also referred as “Dhanvantari Trayodashi” or “Dhantrayodashi”.
Throughout India, Dhanteras is celebrated with great enthusiasm. On this day, Lord Kuber is also worshiped along with Goddess Lakshmi.Auspicious Time 2017