Akshaya Tritiya date 09 May 2016 Monday
In this year 2016 Akshaya Tritiya will fall on Monday, 09 MAY. It is the most promising day; this day is observed to get money that will never diminish throughout the year. To know secrecy behind these appealing thoughts, read the article further….
What is Akshaya Tritiya?
Akshaya Tritiya is the holy festival of Jains and Hindus. This day is considered most auspicious to start new business or ventures. Here you will find everything about this glorious day of Akshaya Tritiya 2016.
The promising day of Akshaya Tritiya is also popular as Akha Teej. It is celebrated in Shukla Paksha of Hindu month Vaisakha on third day. Parashuram Jayanti is also occurs on the same day of Akha Teej. This day is celebrated as the birthday of lord Parashuram, he was the sixth incarnation of God Vishnu. The word Akshaya means ‘never diminishing’. And it has same importance in the Hindu calendar.
Date and Timing Akshaya Tritiya 2016
Event Day Date Tithi Muhurat
Akshaya Tritiya 2016 Monday 09 May Tritiya 5:53 am- 12:20 pm.
This festival of Akshaya Tritiya has great astrological importance in our lives. Here we explain about it.
Astrological importance of Akshaya Tritiya
According to Hindu astrology, three lunar dates (Tithis) are measured as very auspicious. Tighter these Tithis are called as Sade Teen Muhurats.
The three Tithis are first Tithi of Chaitra month Shukla Paksh next is Ashvin month’s tenth Tithi and the third one is Vaisakha month’s third Tithi and first Tithi of Kartika month Shukal Paksh is also included in it. Starting Three Tithis are considerd as full Tithis and the last one is half Tithi. Consequently, together they are called as Sade Teen Muhurat.
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Akshaya Tritiya and Parashuram Jayanti
Lord Parashurasm is the sixth Avtar of Lord Vishnu. He was born at Renuka Tirth. First he was named as Ramabhadra. He was a passionate follower of God Shiva. Lord Shiva pleased from his dedication and gifted him with a sacred duty to free Mother Goddess from evils. God Shiva offers him a holy weapon that is in axe-shaped and known as Parashu. This is the reason that his name was changed from Rama to Parshurama. Some more legends are also associated with Akshaya Tritiya.
Akshaya Tritiya and Mahabharata
Lord Ganesha and Veda Vyasa were start writing Spritual Katha of Mahabharata on this auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya. Celebration of Akshaya Tritiya is commenced from Golden Age (Satya Yuga).
Akshaya Tritiya and Krishna- Sudhama
This legend is supposed to be the most important one, related with the Akshaya Tritiya celebration. Lord Krishna has a friend named as Sudama. He visited to lord Krishna on the day of Akshaya Tritiya and the purpose behind it was some monetary help from Krishna.
Sudama was greeted and welcomed in grand way it made him feel more embrace. He bought just only some beaten rice for his beloved friend Krishna. Krishna accepted gift given by his dear friend.
By being treated in such an inundated manner, Sudhama couldn’t ask for any finical help from Krishna. At last he returned back to his home with empty hands. When he came back at his home he found his small hut change into a big and beautiful Mahal and everything appeared very impressive. This was the boon given by lord Krishna to Sudama. After that this day is celebrated as Akshaya Tritiya.
After knowing the reasons to celebrate Akshaya tritiya we are certain that you also want to know how to observe the day of Akshaya Tritiya in 2016. So, here we bring the ways for you in that you can celebrate this promising day of Akshaya Tritiya.
Procedure to celebrate Akshaya Tritiya in 2016
Below mentioned are the customs and rituals associated to the celebration of Akshaya Tritiya:
Gaja Puja: Akshaya Tritiya 2016
Gaja Puja and Gaja Dhanakarshana Puja both are same. The word Gaja Means “elephant”, and thus, elephants are worshiped in this puja for attaining sustenance of prosperity and wealth in lives. Before starting Gaja Puja first Elephants get cleaned with water and then they are adorned in impressive attire. After this holy actions are take place like offering flowers and sweets to the idol of elephants, etc.
Ashwa Puja: Akshaya Tritiya 2016
The word Ashwa refers to horse and it is considered to be the follower of Mars that represents energy and command. To bring mental peace and positivity in home Ashwa Puja is performed on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya.
Gou Puja: Akshaya Tritiya 2016
Here the word Gou means Cow it is the symbol of warmth, love and kindness. On this promising day of Akshaya Tritiya cow or Gou is worshiped. Before starting Puja First Cows get cleaned then they are covered with beautiful chunris after these Gou Puja activities take place.
Mahalakshami Puja: Akshaya Tritiya 2016
On this fortunate day of Akshaya Tritiya Maa Sundra Mahalakshmi is worshiped. Minimum of nine Priests are required to conduct Mahalaakshmi Puja. After this 1008 names of Lakshami are chanted.
We all know this that Goddess Maha Lakshami is associated with prosperity and wealth. Thus, the promising day of Akshaya Tritiya, indicates a never diminishing good fortune of well- being and prosperity.
You can also buy Mahalakshami Yantra to attain blessings of Maa Lakshmi this Yantra removed out all the negative energy spread around you.
The dates of calendar get diminished every year but the blessings and fortune come with the day of Akshaya Tritiya will never diminish. This day will come in every year with the fortune of well- being and prosperity. If you want to bring ray of positivity to your home follow and observe all the rituals on Akshaya Tritiya in 2016
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Category: Festival 2015
Created: Tuesday, April 26 2016
Author: Lokesh Jagirdar