Akshaya Tritiya Sat, Apr 22, 2023
Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akti or Akha Teej, is an annual springtime festival celebrated by Hindus and Jains. It falls on the third day of the Hindu month of Vaishakha, which usually falls in late April or early May. Here's some information about Akshaya Tritiya
Akshaya Tritiya is considered an auspicious day for new beginnings, wealth creation, and good fortune.
According to Hindu mythology, this day marks the beginning of the Treta Yuga, an era in Hindu cosmology.
It is believed that any good deeds or actions done on this day will result in multiplied blessings and benefits.
Mantras to chant:
Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya: This is a mantra dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is believed to bring good luck and fortune.
Om Shreem Hreem Shreem Kamale Kamalalaye Praseed Praseed Om Shreem Hreem Shreem Mahalakshmaye Namaha: This is a mantra dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity.
Perform a puja: Set up a small altar at home and offer prayers to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. You can also chant mantras or recite hymns during the puja.
Take a holy bath: Take a dip in a river or any other holy water body near you. This is believed to wash away sins and bring good luck.
Practice charity: Donate food, clothes, or money to the needy. This is a way to earn good karma and seek blessings from the divine.
Observe a fast: You can choose to fast on this day as a way to purify your body and mind. You can also use this time to meditate and reflect on your goals and aspirations.
Offer food to the needy: Prepare food at home or buy food from a restaurant and distribute it among the less fortunate. This is a way to serve others and practice compassion.
Read spiritual texts: Spend some time reading scriptures like the Bhagavad Gita, the Ramayana, or the Puranas. This can help you gain knowledge and wisdom about Hindu mythology and philosophy.
Practice gratitude: Take some time to express gratitude for all the blessings in your life. This can help you cultivate a positive mindset and attract more abundance and prosperity.