Akshaya Tritiya 2021 date, puja vidhi timing and benefits

Akshaya Tritiya 2021 date, puja vidhi timing and benefits
  • A few good books believe that the Sat Yug and Treta Yug began on this very day.

  • Hindu households conduct special pujas commemorating Akshaya Tritiya and buy gold, silver, valuables and utensils on this day for luck.

  • Here is the significance of the day, puja timing, puja vidhi and how to celebrate Akshaya Tritiya in 2021.

Akshaya Tritiya is considered to be an extremely promising day for starting anything new. People offer special prayers at home and also purchase gold, silver and valuables as it believes that it will bring good luck.

Akshaya Tritiya date and timing in 2021

In 2021, Akshaya Tritiya falls on Friday, 14, 2021. The Tritiya Tithi begins at 05:38 am on May 14, 2021 and ends at 07:59 am on May 15, 2021.

The duration of the puja muhurat is 6 hours 40 minutes on this day from 05:38 am to 12:18 pm at 14 May.

The auspicious time to buy gold on Akshaya Tritiya is between 05:38 am 14 may to 5.30 am till 15 May 2021

Significance of Akshaya Tritiya

The Sanskrit word Akshaya means ‘endless’. The Hindu scriptures have a number of references to Akshaya Tritiya. A few good books believe that the Sat Yug and Treta Yug began on this very day.

Lord Ganesh began composing the epic ‘Mahabharata’ on this day. On the day of Akshaya Tritiya, Lord Krishna divinely rewarded his friend Sudhama with prosperity and riches. This day is also the birth anniversary of Lord Parashuram, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This day also saw the descent of the Holy River Ganges onto the earth.

Akshaya Tritiya Puja Vidhi

Wake up early in the morning on Akshaya Tritiya. Taking a holy dip in a sacred river is considered highly auspicious on this day. Set up an altar at home for the puja. Install the statues of Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi. Some people also perform Lakshmi Narayan puja on this day. Apply sandalwood paste and tilak to the idols and chant the mantras of Lord Ganesh, Mahavishnu and Mahalakshmi. Make a special dish with the ingredients milk, rice and chana dal and offer to the deities. At the end of the puja, perform arati and distribute prasad to the attendees and family members.

Benefits of doing Akshaya Tritiya puja

Akshaya Tritiya puja at a home is known to confer longevity, health, wealth and prosperity on the members of the household. The house is blessed with never-ending flow of resources that will help overcome all the obstacles to progress and development. At offices, Akshaya Tritiya puja is believed to dispel hurdles to progress and pave way for business development and more profits.

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