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Akshaya Tritiya 2024: When and How it is Celebrated?

Akshaya Tritiya 2024, falling on May 10th, marks a significant Hindu festival celebrated on the third tithi of the bright half of the month of Vaisakha. Known for its auspiciousness, this day is believed to bring unending prosperity and success. Hindus and Jains across India and Nepal observe various rituals and traditions, including the purchase of precious metals like gold and silver, symbolizing wealth and fortune.

Akshaya Tritiya 2024 – Date and Timing

Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akti or Akha Teej, will be celebrated on Friday, May 10, 2024. The auspicious timings for the puja are as follows:

  • Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat: 06:04 to 12:19
  • Duration: 06 Hours 14 Mins
  • Tritiya Tithi Begins: 04:17 on May 10, 2024
  • Tritiya Tithi Ends: 02:50 on May 11, 2024

Akshaya Tritiya 2024 – History and Significance

Akshaya Tritiya holds immense importance in Hindu and Jain traditions. It falls on the third tithi of the bright half of the month of Vaisakha. The term “Akshaya” signifies eternal or never-ending, while “Tritiya” denotes the third day of Vaisakha. According to Hindu mythology, this day marks the beginning of the Treta Yuga and is believed to be the day when Lord Parashurama was born. It is also considered auspicious as it is believed that any venture initiated on this day will bring unending prosperity and success. Traditionally, people invest in precious metals like gold and silver on this occasion, as it is believed to bring prosperity and good fortune to households.

Akshaya Tritiya 2024 – Rituals

Following are the rituals of the rituals performed at the Akshaya Tritiya:

  • Morning Rituals: Begin the day by rising early and performing a sacred bath, followed by cleansing of the temple area.
  • Altar Preparation: Spread a red or yellow cloth on a platform and adorn it with idols of Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu, Lord Ganesha, and Lord Kubera.
  • Idol Cleansing: Use holy water from the Ganges to cleanse the idols, followed by applying sandalwood paste and vermilion tilak.
  • Offerings: Present a garland of fresh flowers and offer raw rice grains, betel leaves, durva grass, coconuts, betel nuts, and other sacred items.
  • Bhog: Serve fruits, sweets, and delicacies such as makhane ki kheer as offerings.
  • Prayers: Recite prayers such as the Kanakadhara Stotram, Kubera Chalisa, Vishnu Namavali, and Ganesh Chalisa.
  • Aarti: Conclude the ritual with the Aarti ceremony.

Akshaya Tritiya 2024 – Wishes

  • Happy Akshaya Tritiya! May this day bring you new beginnings and endless possibilities.
  • Wishing you a very happy and prosperous Akshaya Tritiya! May this auspicious day bring you happiness, success, and abundance in all areas of your life.
  • May the golden blessings of Akshaya Tritiya light up your life with endless opportunities and prosperity that know no bounds!
  • As the sacred day of Akshaya Tritiya dawns, may your life sparkle with the eternal glow of prosperity and fulfilment.
  • May this Akshaya Tritiya bring you endless joy and prosperity. Wishing you and your family a blessed day filled with success and happiness. Happy Akshaya Tritiya!
  • On this auspicious day, may Lord Vishnu bless you with wealth, health, and prosperity. Happy Akshaya Tritiya to you and your loved ones!
  • May the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi be upon you as you embark on new ventures and endeavors. Happy Akshaya Tritiya!
  • As you celebrate the eternal spirit of Akshaya Tritiya, may your life be filled with unlimited opportunities and prosperity. Wishing you a joyful day ahead!
  • On this Akshaya Tritiya, may your heart be filled with contentment, your home with harmony, and your life with prosperity. Happy Akshaya Tritiya!

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