.New Delhi, Delhi, India
"May Lord Dhanvantari bring happiness, prosperity, good luck and good health in everyone's life," tweeted PM Narendra Modi. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • "May Goddess Lakshmi bless you with good health, wealth & prosperity," Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted
  • Dhanteras is also known as Dhantrayodashi
  • The day is considered auspicious for buying gold and silver jewellery