Thursday, 1 May 2014

Akshaya Tritiya

The Most Auspicious Day
Akshaya Tritiya 2014 or Akha Teej is a Hindu and Jain holy day that will be celebrated on 2nd May 2014 across the nation. It is celebrated as the most auspicious day as per Hindu calendar. Akshaya Tritiya, falls on the third day after Amavasi (no moon) in the Hindu month of Vaishakha. The meaning of the word Akshaya is infinite that which never recede.

Akha Teej is when the sun and moon are equally radiant and bright. This day has many significant mythological events. It is an auspicious day of the birthday of Lord Parasurama who is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. On this day, Veda Vyas and Lord Ganesha began to write the Mahabharata. Lord Shiva blessed Kubera with the position of Lord of wealth and property along with Goddess Lakshmi. Goddess Annapurna and God Balram were born on this day. Lord Krishna gifted an ‘Akshaya Patra’ to Pandavas. Akshaya Patra is considered to be the bowl which would never go empty and produce an unlimited supply of food. Maa Ganga originated from divine feet of Lord Vishnu and descended to the earth on this holy day. 

This is a day when every minute is auspicious and there is no need see for ‘muhurat’ for any kind of work. People wait for this holy day to start their new ventures, marriage and buy desired things. Many people consider buying gold as the most auspicious way of celebrating Akshaya Tritiya.

The holy Badrinarayana temple opens on this day. Construction of chariots for the Jagannath rath yatra at Puri commences. Jains observe fast and break it with sugarcane juice as king-turned-monk Rishabhdeva was offered sugarcane juice after a year-long fast. So the belief is that worshipping Lakshmi-Kubera, buying gold and silver ornaments, investing money in shares and real estate, buying household things, ploughing land, writing new account books on this day - will all bring prosperity.

It is also believed that this day is auspicious and of special significance as it symbolizes purity, hence white payasam, jasmine flowers, kolam or even white vessels are used and made for puja.

On this day, initiations made or valuables are bought. They're considered to bring success and good fortune. Another popular activity during this time is buying gold. This metal has always found a special place amongst Indians.

Gold is considered to be the ultimate symbol of prosperity and wealth. Wearing gold jewellery on this day signifies never diminishing good fortune. This day also marks a new beginning of business ventures and weddings in the Indian household and brings wealth and prosperity. On this day people indulge in buying of gold — whether in the form of jewellery, gold bars or coins. 

Each second of Akshaya Tritiya is auspicious. Whether you plan to buy any products or you wish toconsult experts for a happy married life, education, business orhealth, this is the best time to put in our best to get eternal benefits. If you are planning to buy any spiritual products, buy it on Akshaya Tritiya to enjoy the most benefits. Any product purchased on this day is most beneficial than on any other day. This Akshaya Tritiya, get beautifulgift items, worship items and other spiritual products for your loved ones online.

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