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Akshaya Tritiya Timing and Pooja Vidhi: Akshaya Tritiya is considered to be very holy, auspicious and well-being in Hinduism. It is believed that on the day of Akshaya Tritiya, the good luck never fades. Devotees believe that whatever is done on this day, its fruit gets manifold and it never decreases. This is the reason why chanting, yagna, and charity are done on this day.

According to Hindu beliefs, on the day of Akshaya Tritiya, you get auspicious benefits and success. There is also a tradition of buying gold or jewellery on this day. It is said that buying gold on this day brings happiness and prosperity and also brings wealth in the future.

When is Akshaya Tritiya?

According to the Hindu Panchang, Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated on the Shukla Paksha Tritiya of Baisakh month. According to the Gregorian calendar, this Teej falls in the month of April every year. This time, Akshaya Tritiya is on 26 April.

Akshaya Tritiya date and auspicious time

Date of Akshaya Tritiya: 26 April 2020

Tritiya start date: 25 April 2020 from 11:51 am

Tritiya expires: 26 April 2020 at 1:22 pm

Pooja Muhurta: On 26 April 2020 from 5:45 am to 12:19 pm

Total duration: 6 hours 34 minutes

Auspicious time to buy gold: from 11:51 am on 25 April 2020 to 5:45 am on 26 April 2020

Total duration: 17 hours 53 minutes

Importance of Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya is a big festival for Hindus. This festival is mainly dedicated to Shri Hari Vishnu. It is believed that Parshuram, the sixth incarnation of Vishnu, descended on earth. This is the reason that Akshaya Tritiya is also celebrated as the birthday of Parashurama. On the other hand, it is believed that due to Bhagiratha’s efforts, the holiest Ganga came to earth from heaven on this day.

This day is also considered to be the birthday of Annapurna, the Goddess of kitchen and food. It is believed that people who marry on the day of Akshaya Tritiya always have a love affair. Not only this, but the day is also considered auspicious to do all the manic works such as Upanayana Sanskar, Yagyopaveet Sanskar, home entry, and start a new business or project.

Akshaya Tritiya rituals

Lord Vishnu and Lakshmi are worshiped on the day of Akshaya Tritiya. It is believed that offering rice to Vishnu on this day is auspicious. Vishnu and Lakshmi are worshiped and offered food with basil leaves. At the same time, farmers offer tamarind to God on this day. It is believed that doing so produces a good crop throughout the year.

What to donate on the day of Akshaya Tritiya?

It is believed that whatever is donated on the day of Akshaya Tritiya, its virtue increases manifold. On this day, donate ghee, sugar, grains, fruits-vegetables, tamarinds, clothes, and gold-silver with good intention. Many people also donate electronic items such as fans and coolers on this day.

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