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Celebrating Diwali: Dhanteras, An Excuse To Go Shopping

For those of you who do not know already, Dhanteras marks the first day of the Diwali celebrations. The word ‘Dhan’ means money or wealth in Hindi and the word ‘Teras’ signifies the thirteenth day of the Krishna Paksh, the dark aspect of the Lunar Month Kartik.

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