Dhanteras 2023: Why are brooms bought on Dhanteras? Know the belief behind this

Dhanteras 2023: Dhanteras is one of the important festivals in Indian tradition, and it is celebrated two days before Diwali. On this day, people decorate and clean their houses and also perform various pujas. Buying a broom on Dhanteras is considered auspicious. According to the Puranas, the broom is considered to be the form of Goddess Lakshmi. In one of the scriptures of astrology, broom has been described as an enhancer of happiness and destroyer of evil powers.

What happens if you buy a broom?

Broom does not bring poverty into the house. This removes human poverty. Sweeping the house with a broom also helps in getting relief from debt. Therefore, gold, silver and brooms are purchased on Dhanteras. If someone is troubled by financial constraints then buy a broom on the day of Dhanteras. It is believed that the broom drives away negative power and brings positive power into the house. Broom is also considered a factor of happiness and prosperity in the house.

Broom is the symbol of Goddess Lakshmi

According to religious beliefs, broom is considered a symbol of Goddess Lakshmi, Goddess Lakshmi resides in it. The broom is considered to remove negative forces and spread positivity. It is believed that the broom destroys evils. It is also considered a factor of happiness and prosperity in the house.

when is dhanteras

This time Dhanteras will be celebrated on 10th November. It is believed that buying jewellery, utensils and other new items on this day brings happiness, peace and prosperity to the family. Lord Dhanvantari is worshiped in Dhanteras. According to Hindu belief, Lord Dhanvantari was born on this day. According to the scriptures, Lord Dhanvantari appeared with the nectar pot. Along with Dhanvantari Dev, Goddess Lakshmi and Kuber Dev are also worshiped during Dhanteras. Therefore, on this day, there is a tradition to buy such things, which will keep the blessings of Mahalakshmi and Lord Kubar in the house.

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what to do with an old broom

It is said that old broom should not be used for any household work after Dhanteras. It should be thrown out of the house after midnight on Dhanteras. Apart from this, after bringing a new broom, tie a white thread to it. With this, the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi will remain and there will be stability in the financial condition of the house.

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