Monday, 13 May 2013

Akshaya Tritiya

                         Akshaya Tritiya is well known for only Purchasing Gold now a days. But there is something behind it which made this day so auspicious. It is the Birthday of Lord Parashuram the sixth avatar of Shri Maha Vishnu also It was the same day when Veda Vyas started dictating and Lord Ganesha had started writing Sri Maha Bharatham. Hence, it became a belief that any new venture initiated on this day continues to grow and bring prosperity.

                        On this day, Hindu's worship Vaibhav Lakshmi with Shree Maha Vishnu for happy and prosperous life. Akshaya Tritiya falls on the third tithi(Lunar day) of sukla paksha vaisakham. In Sanskrit, The word Akshaya means "never diminishing", that is why this day is considered as it brings good luck and Success.

                      Adi Shankaracharya recited the Kanaka Dhara Stotr on this day for the sake of the poor couple at whose house he stopped for Biksha on the day and was offered the only available gooseberry in the house.


                    On this day Kubera received his wealth and position as custodian of wealth and property along with Goddess Lakshmi by praying to Lord Shiva at Shivapuram. According to Hindu Mythology, Treta Yugam started on this day and also River Ganga descended to Earth from Heaven from the prayers of King Bhageeradha.

                     During the time of MahaBaratha, when the pandavas were in exile, Lord Shri Krishna presented them with Akshaya Patra a bowl which would never go empty and produce an unlimited supply of food on demand.

Astrological Significance:-

On this day Both Sun and Moon are believed to be of most exalted equal brightness. Akshaya Tritiya falling on a Rohini star and Monday as week day is considered more auspicious.

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