Akshaya Triteeya is an important day in the Hindu Sanatan Dharma traditions. Many are of the belief that buying the gold and wearing it on this day after performing Pujas brings a never diminishing prosperity.
However, the lockdown due to the Coronavirus this year, has thrown cold water on the plans of millions of devout Hindus this year. Let us dwell on the importance of Akshaya Triteeya and celebrating it in your homes.
Akshaya Triteeya is the third day in the Shukla Paksha (Bright fortnight) of Vaishakhamaas during the Vasant Ritu. Akshaya Triteeya occurs on the 26th of April 2020. Vedas of Sanatan Dharma has recognized Akshaya triteeya as one of the three and half important days during which many auspicious works can be begun.
Yugadi, Akshaya Triteeya, Vijaya Dashamee and Bali Padyami are said to be the Three and a half auspicious days.
It is said that the entire day of Akshaya Triteeya is auspicious and there would be no need of checking for Shubha Muhurtam (Mahurat). Akshaya Triteeya is an auspicious day to begin many new activities or venture like buying property, setting up shops, starting an office and many more.
Beginning the construction activity (Ground-breaking ceremony), Griha Pravesham, beginning the new business or work is done on this day. The entire day is said to be Shubha Muhurtam (Shubh Mahurat).
Please note that the best time is believed to be between sunrise and sunset for Bali Padyami.
Important Events from the Past:
Many important events have taken place on this day.
- Rishi Bhagirath was successful in getting the boon of bringing Ganga
- Sage Veda Vyas is said to have begun narrating the epic Maha-Bharat to Ganapati
- Sage Parashu Ram was born on this day
- Sudaama (Kuchela) is said to have been blessed by Lord Krishna
- Kuber was made the lord of wealth this day
- Pandavas were blessed with Akshaya Patra
How to Celebrate Akshaya Triteeya in your Homes?
The real significance of Akshaya Triteeya is said to be using the entire day for spirituality. Spirituality begins with giving. Many Shastras have stated that donating on the day of Akshaya Triteeya brings the benevolence of gods.
Jala Daanam, Anna Daanam, Shayana Daanam, Kumkuma Daanam, Chandana Daanam, Vastra Daanam, Narikela daanam, Paduka Daanam, Takra Daanam, Taambula Daanam, Udakumbham Daanam, Chatra Daanam (Umbrella) and many more is suggested for this day.
You can chant Mantras seeking the grace and benevolence of deities: Lord Vishnu, Lord Kuber, and Goddess Lakshmi.
You can perform Pujas in your home like Lakshmi-Kubera Puja, Lakshmi Narayana Puja, Lakshmi-Kubera Homa, Satya Narayan Puja/Katha with online support from our Pandits and purohits for the health, wealth and prosperity.
This apart, you have always had the support of virtual world to buy gold online.
|| Happy Akshaya Triteeya ||
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