April 26, 2009

Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya - the most auspicious day for wearing Gold

The word Akshaya means that which never diminishes - hence beginnings made or valuables bought on this day are considered certain to bring luck and success. This day is specially important as on this day any thing you donate is shaya or never ending.

Akshaya Tritiya marks the beginning of the Treta Yug. The birthday of Parashurama, the sixth incarnation of Vishnu falls on this day. This is one of the most auspicious days according to the Hindu calendar. So this day is considered auspicious for starting new ventures and making new purchases.

Following dates are for observance of akshaya tritiya in india only: (This dates may not be applicable outside of india due to longitude, latitude, sunrise and other differences).

In 2006, Akshaya Tritiya falls on 30 April. In 2007, Akshaya Tritiya falls on 20 April. In 2008, Akshaya Tritiya falls on 8 May. In 2009, Akshaya Tritiya falls on 27 April.

Things To Do on Akshaya Tritiya :

  • On this day articles given, in form of alms, dakshina to guru, these things include grain money, and donations.
  • Anushtaans done for Mahalaxmiji, the Godess of wealth, will be beneficial for blessings of prosperity all year round.
  • Visit Mahalaxmiji mandir, and 4 coins should be thrown in all 4 directions, this will open doors to wealth.
  • Married women wear a red thread with vermillion around their necks and invoke good wishes in a Shiv mandir for longevity of their husbands. Unmarried ones put it on the feet of Lord Shiva to get the husband they wish for.
  • Visit Shiv mandir with neem leaves and after offering to Shiva put under the pillow of a sick person, the person will recover from his illness and evil eyes.
  • It is the day of eternal prosperity for any auspicious beginning and buying valuables, gold items or remedial measures.
Actress shriya wearing gold on Akshaya Tritiya :


Embitel said...

I am ready to buy some gold like 1gr on today. because of Akshaya Tritiya