Indian customers are reflected in a mirror as they purchase gold ornaments on the eve of Dhanteras, in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. Hindus consider Dhanteras an auspicious day to buy gold.... more 
Indian customers are reflected in a mirror as they purchase gold ornaments on the eve of Dhanteras, in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. Hindus consider Dhanteras an auspicious day to buy gold. It precedes Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, signifying the victory of good over evil. New clothes are worn, gifts, traditionally of sweets, are given and prayers are offered to the Hindu goddess of wealth, Lakshmi. Diwali falls on Friday. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rajesh Kumar Singh
Tue, Nov 2, 2010 4:39 PM EDT