Friday, April 20, 2012

Akshay Tritiya falls on the 24th of April
Important Information:
Occurs on the third day of the bright half of Vaisaakh.
Aksyaya is a Sanskrit word meaning one that never diminishes nor perishes.
It is considered to be one of the most auspicious days of the Vedic Calender.
On this day the Sun and Moon are at their peak of brightness.
Hindus, Buddhists, Jains celebrate this day.
Every minute of the three and a half days is considered sacred.
It is believed that Satya Yuga, Golden Age and Treta Yuga started on this day.
New beginnings like weddings, business ventures, new deals, new audit books, business trips are considered to bring luck.
Valuables bought on this day, such as gold is deemed auspicious.
It is believed that gold multiplies if bought on this day.
Goddess Vijaya Chamundeshwari killed Asura on this day.
On Akshay Tritiya the writing of Mahabharata was started by Ganesha dictated by Ved Vyasa.
It is believed that Lord Narayana comes visiting on this day, so offer something to whoever comes as a guest to your home.
It is believed that prayers havans done on this day reach the Creator of the Universe-Lord Brahma.

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