Why Is Dhanteras Celebrated?

Dhanteras marks the beginning of all the fun-filled Diwali festivities. 

Devotees worship Goddess Lakshmi to celebrate Dhanteras Puja.

The ones who celebrate Dhanteras buy metal items, mostly gold and silver on this auspicious occasion. 

Dhanteras is celebrated the day before Diwali on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha in Kartik month.

What is a festival without any food? Kheer and Ladoo are specialties of Dhanteras.