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Akshaya Tritiya, also famous as Akha Teej, is an auspicious and holy day for Hindus and Jains. Alshaya Tritiya falls on the third tithi during Shukla Paksha in the month of Vaishakha.It is considered to be a holy day to inaugurate new undertakings. Akshaya Tritiya 2016 falls on May 09.
Importance of Akshaya Tritiya festival
This special day is the brightest and luckiest days of Hindu Religion. Akha Teej is considered auspicious, if it falls on the Rohini Nakshatra day. Akha Teej and Parashurama Jayanti occur on the same day. Parshurama Jayanti is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Parashurama, who is considered as the 6th incarnation of God Vishnu. For Jains, Akshaya Tritiya observes the ending of a year fast by Trithankara Rishabha by taking the juice of Sugarcane.
The word "Akshaya" means the never diminishing and the festival is believed to bring good fortune, prosperity, wealth and success. It is also believed that if one do charity on Akshaya Tritiya he/ she will be blessed. As per scriptures, the good effect of auspicious activities done on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya never gets finished, and you enjoy them for the lives to come.
In the same corollary, people have started to believe that wealth created, relationships started and ventures created on this day will last forever.
Most of the people buy Gold or Silver coins on this day as it is believed that buying Gold/ Silver on this special occasion brings prosperity in coming future.It is believed that all investments or savings made on this day will only appreciate.It is also believed that persons born in this month will be very fortunate and will shine bright throughout their life.
However, AstroDevam.com do not encourage such type of beliefs, hype of which have been created by marketing agencies only. Mostly relying on the scriptures, we only encourage the donations and charity on this auspicious day. In no scripture, you will find mention about buying or creating wealth on this occasion.
Akshaya Tritiya Muhurat 2016: Date & Timing
Importance of Akshaya Tritiya Puja
Donations to be made on AkshayaTritiya
Akshaya Tritiya Puja
The main Akshaya Tritiya Puja and prayers are all dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Maa Laxmi. The rituals include Vishnu Puja in the morning with Tulsi leaves, Sweets, Fruits and flowers. Lakshmi Pujan is also importantin many places. People also visit temples of Lord Krishna, Maa Laxmi and Lord Vishnu Lakshmi
Lord Krishna Puja Mantra–
“Yam karothi thruthiyayaam Krishnam chandanam bhushitham
Vaishakhasyasithe pakshe Sayathyachyutha mandiram”
Parashurama Puja Mantra –
“Jamadagnya mahaveera kshatriyaantha kara prabho
Gruhanarghyam mayadattam krupayaa parameshwaraa”
During Akshay Tritiya 2016, one should also worship Lord Kubera (Lord of Wealth) in order to get immense wealth. Akshaya Tritiya grants you prosperity, wealth, health& well-being.
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