Prosperous Day of the Year
The word Akshay means something which cannot be destroyed or diminished and hence is Everlasting.
In Hindu Calendar "Akshay Tritiya" also known as "Akha Teej" is considered as one of the most auspicious day of the year. This day falls in the month of Vaishakh on the 3rd day of Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of Moon). This day is celebrated all over India and across all sections of the society. This year Akshay Tritiya is on Wednesday, 18th April 2018.
Akshay Tritiya is considered very Auspicious for purchasing valuables like Gold and Silver, fixed assets like Properties etc or for starting any New Venture or Business. It is believed that any purchases made on this day will continue to grow and any new venture started on this day will continue to prosper.
People visit Holy places and Holy Shrines on this day, take bath in the holy rivers and ponds and make offerings to Lord Vishnu, Goddess Maha Lakshmi and Lord Krishna. People also give donations to Brahmins and poor on this day.
It is believed that every moment of this day is very Auspicious and there is no need for working out any Muhurat (Auspicious Time) on this day since every minute of this day is a Muhurat in itself.
As per Hindu religion, this day has many important aspects attached to it as follows :
- It is said that the Satyug began from this Day.
- It is also believed that Maharishi Vedavyas started writing the great epic Mahabharata from this day.
- It is believed that the holy river Ganges descended on earth on this day.
- Sudama who was a Gurubhai of Lord Krishna visited him on this day and Lord Krishna blessed him with eternal wealth.
- As per Mahabharata, the Pandvas who were in exile received Akshay Patra (bowl) from Lord Krishna on this day.
- This day is also celebrated as the birth date of Bhagwan Parshuram who was an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
On the day of Akshay Tritiya, it is very auspicious to worship Goddess Maha Lakshmi and Lord Kuber. A person can be blessed with Health, Wealth and Happiness if he/she gets a Maha Lakshmi or Asht Lakshmi or Lakshmi Kuber Puja performed for him/her on the day of Akshay Tritiya.
Divine Rudraksha wishes all its Patrons a Happy, Prosperous & Healthy Akshay Tritiya.....