Akshaya Tritiya 2024: Know the Date, Significance and Rituals For Worship

Akshaya Tritiya is one of the most important festivals in Hinduism and is associated with prosperity and making new beginnings. The day is dedicated to worshipping Lord Vishnu and Maa Lakshmi. Let us find out when Akshaya Tritiya is falling in 2024 and what the method of worship and significance is of this day.
Akshaya Tritiya 2024, date, significance and puja vidhi

Akshaya Tritiya 2024, date, significance and puja vidhi

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Akshaya Tritiya is a very important festival in Hindu religion. It is celebrated every year on the Tritiya Tithi of Shukla Paksha of the Vaishakh month and is associated with prosperity and making of new beginnings.
According to tradition and belief worshipping on this day, removes all kinds of sorrows and sufferings from your life and happiness pervades you will pervade your life in abundance.
Therefore, Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated for happiness and prosperity. Lord Vishnu and Maa Lakshmi are worshiped on Akshaya Tritiya. Let us find out when Akshay Tritiya is going to be celebrated this year and how should one perform puja on the day of Akshaya Tritiya.
Akshaya Tritiya 2024 Date
This year Akshaya Tritiya is falling on Friday, May 10. Tritiya Tithi will begin on May 10 at 4:17 am and end on May 11 at 2:50 am. The auspicious time for worship of the day of Akshaya Tritiya (Puja Shubh Muhurt) is between 5.49 am in the morning and 12.23 pm on 10th May.
On Akshaya Tritiya, Abuja Muhurta remains all through the day. It is strongly believed that whatever work is done in Abuja Muhurta, it is always successful. On this day, the emphasis is on worshipping Lord Vishnu and Mother Lakshmi. According to mythology, Lord Parashuram was born on the day of Akshaya Tritiya.
It is also believed that purchasing gold on the day of Akshaya Tritiya is very auspicious. In fact it is said that anything and everything brought home on this day bears fruit.
Puja vidhi on Akshaya Tritiya
On the day of Akshaya Tritiya one should wakes up early in the morning, takes a bath and wear clean clothes. After this they light a lamp in the temple. This is followed by worshipping Maa Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu with full devotion, Aarti is sung and the puja ends with offering of food.
About Akshaya Tritiya
The festival of Akshaya Tritiya, is observed by both Jains and Hindus and this day marks a significant spring festival in India. It derives its name from the third lunar day of the Vasant or Vaisakha month in the Hindu Panchang. This year, however, the festival will occur on 10 May 2024, according to the Gregorian calendar.
Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, Akti, or Parsurama Jayanti, which falls during the Shukla Paksha, the waxing phase of the moon, in the month of Vaisakha. The term 'Akshaya' in Sanskrit signifies infinite or eternal, symbolising boundless, good fortune and prosperity associated with this day. It is believed to be an opportune time to initiate new ventures such as starting a business, embarking on a new job, or relocating to a new residence etc. Additionally, it serves as a reminder to honour and remember our departed ancestors as we progress in life.
On the occasion, people also pay their respect to those who are no longer with them.
Significance of Akshaya Tritiya
Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the preserver of the universe within the holy trinity, this auspicious day is revered for its significance in Hindu mythology, marking the beginning of the Treta Yug. It often coincides with Parsurama Jayanti, a celebration honouring Lord Parsurama, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
Due to its auspicious nature, people seize the opportunity presented by this day, particularly in the acquisition of gold and silver jewellery which is believed to usher prosperity into one's life. The act of purchasing precious metals on this occasion is thought to bestow good fortune upon one's household and family.
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