Dhanteras 2023: Which and how many brooms should be bought on Dhanteras? Know here!
The festival of Dhanteras is being celebrated with the beginning of Diwali on Friday, November 10. On this day people worship Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Ganesha, Lord of Wealth Kuber and Lord Dhanvantari. It is noteworthy that this festival is celebrated on Trayodashi, hence it is also called Dhantrayodashi. It is believed that buying utensils on this day brings prosperity.
Apart from buying gold, silver and utensils, there is also a tradition of buying brooms on this day. It is believed that the broom represents the form of Goddess Lakshmi. Therefore, buying a broom on the day of Dhanteras is considered very important. But do you know which and how many brooms should be bought on Dhanteras? let's find out.
Why do we buy brooms on Dhanteras?
There has been a tradition of buying brooms on Dhanteras for centuries. Buying a broom maintains positive energy in the house throughout the year and eliminates negative energy. It is also said that if you buy a broom on Dhanteras then you will not have to face financial problems at home.
Which broom to buy
On the day of Dhanteras, a broom with hair or flowers should be bought. Buy a handmade broom on this day. Tie a white thread while bringing the broom. This will ensure the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi.
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How many brooms to buy
It is said that on the day of Dhanteras, an odd number of brooms should be purchased, such as 3, 5 or 7. At least three brooms should be purchased and each broom should be used for different purposes. Not only this, the broom purchased on Dhanteras should also be used for cleaning on Diwali, which is considered very auspicious.
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How to do puja
Buy a broom at an auspicious time and worship it like Goddess Lakshmi. Apply kumkum, turmeric and rice on the broom. Use a broom after performing puja. Worshipping the broom brings happiness and prosperity to the house.