Dhanteras 2017 or Dhantrayodashi 2017 is a very important celebration for the Hindus. It marks the beginning of Diwali celebrations of the year. The puja during Dhanteras is to be done during the pradosh kal or the two hours following the sunset. This year Dhanteras falls on Tuesday, 17th October 2017. The Dhanteras puja Muhurat during this year is between 19:19 for 20:17 lasting for about 58 minutes.