Akshaya Tritiya 2019: The third day of the lunar month in the hindu calendar is also known as tritiya and akshaya symbolises bottomless, particularly signifying prosperity. So Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated to increase wealth. On this day special puja are offered to Goddess Laxmi. Hindus believe that anything that is bought or started on this day will multiply.

AKSHAYA TRITIYA 2019 DATE AND TIME

Akshaya Tritiya or Akha teej is celebrated on the 13th day of the shukla paksha. The festival usually comes in the month of April or may. The akshaya tritiya 2019 date as per Hindu calendar is May 7. For Akshaya Tritiya puja time, refer to the Hindu panchang so as to avoid rahukalam and ensure the akshaya tritiya puja is performed at an auspicious time.

Akshaya Tritiya Significance

Why is akshaya tritiya celebrated and what is its significance?

Akshaya tritiya signals the start of farming for the upcoming harvest season

Jains end their austerity on this day by drinking sugarcane juice

If you didn't know by now, a few businessmen begin their financial year on this day

People wish to begin new things or ventures on akshaya tritiya so as to reap prosperity

Many people also buy jewelry on this day believing it would increase their wealth

Akshaya tritiya is also celebrated as Parushuram Jayanti, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu

There are several legends associated with the festival. However according to the most popular story, it is believed that it was on Akshaya Tritiya that the Sun God offered the Akshaya Patra to the Pandavas , a vessel which had unlimited supply of food.

Akshaya tritiya puja vidhan

People perform special pujas at an auspicious time to invoke Laxmi, the goddess of wealth. People bathe with tulsi water, offer prayers and jewellery to goddess and few even fast on the day. Then they buy at least a vessel so as to ensure there is bottomless prosperity and that there is no dearth of anything in their lives.

Akshaya tritiya puja mantras

Om Shring Hring Kling Tribhuvan Mahalakshmyai Asmaakam Daaridray Naashay Prachur Dhan Dehi Dehi Kling Hring Shring Om

Om Shring Hring Kling Aing Saung Om Hring Ka A Ee La Hring Ha Sa Ka Ha La Hring Sakal Hring Saung Aing Kling Hring Shring Om

Om Sarvabaadhaa Vinirmukto, Dhan Dhaanyah Sutaanvitah | Manushyo Matprasaaden Bhavishyati Na Sanshayah Om

Om Shree Mahalakshmyai Cha Vidraahe Vishnu Patrayai Cha Dheemahi Tanno Lakshmi Prachodayat Om ||

Here's wishing all the readers of sakshipost a very happy akshaya tritiya 2019.

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