Which Rituals are Performed on Akshaya Tritiya

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Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is one of the most auspicious occasions in Hinduism. Falling on the third day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Vaishakha, the festival is to fall on 28th of April this year. This festival is one of the most eagerly awaited ones by the Hindus. This is because this is one festival that is perfect for both buying and donating!

Investing on Akshaya Tritiya

The word ‘Akshaya’ itself means undiminishing, thus signifying that any work done on this day brings promising results and prosperity. This is why many people invest in new possessions on this day. They invest in gold, buy a new car, or purchase a new home or office on this day. People believe that buying these new assets on this promising day brings prosperity and success.

Donating on Akshaya Tritiya

Along with these gains, this occasion is also believed to abundantly bring to you what you give. This is why people consider this day one of the best ones for doing charity. A variety of things are donated on this day, each of which denotes a different significance.

·        Donating grains is believed to prevent one from dying an ill-timed death.

·        Donating food to the hungry is believed to earn lots of blessings.

·        Donating clothes is believed to increase one’s life.

·        Donating shoes is believed to attain a place in heaven.

·        Donating bedding is believed to bring in happiness in life.

·        Donating umbrellas is believed to safeguard one against various obstacles.

·        Donating water and betel nut to Brahmins is believed to bring wealth.

·        Donating seven coconuts is believed to offer salvation to ancestors.

·        Donating chandanis believed to avoid fatal accidents in life.

·        Donating kumkumis believed to increase the life of one’s husband.

·        Donating buttermilk is believed to increase one’s intellect.

You may donate any and all of these things to achieve more than materialistic gains, but you must remember that what you give today will be returned in manifold only when you are not expecting it. This means that whatever you do, you must do it with a pure heart, without any kind of greed or lust.

Pujas performed on Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya is one festival that is considered to be so auspicious that you need no muhuratto perform any kind of work on this day. Any deed performed on this day bears profits and growth. 

Also, a variety of Pujas are performed on this day to seek multiplied blessings.

·        Gaja Puja – This is the ritual where an elephant is worshipped to bring wealth, riches, and prosperity in life.

·        Ashwa Puja – This is the ritual where a horse is worshipped in order to bring optimism and peace of mind.

·        Gau Puja – This ritual involves worshipping a cow as she is considered the holiest animal in Hinduism.

·        Lakshmi Puja – This ritual involves worshipping Goddess Lakshmi as she is the ‘giver of wealth’. Therefore, this Puja brings an endless flow of wealth throughout the year.

·        Kuber Puja – This Puja shows reverence for Lord Kuber who is believed to shower wealth on his devotees. Therefore, this Puja is done to seek blessings of wealth, peace, prosperity, and happiness.

·        Griha Pravesh Puja – Many people plan to shift into or buy a new home and perform the Griha Pravesh Puja on this day so that the house is blessed with peace and happiness.

·        Engagement/Wedding – Lots of people believe that starting a new relationship can be no more auspicious than on this day, which is why they choose to get engaged or married by seeking the blessings of Lord Ganesha.

For such Pujas and many other rituals to be performed in the most appropriate way to seek the best kind of blessings from God, you need professional and experienced Pandits like those at MakeMyPuja to help you perform them. So, don’t hesitate to contact them at the earliest for any kind of Puja you wish to perform at any time throughout the year.

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