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Akshaya Tritiya 2024: Akshaya Tritiya is being celebrated today

Akshaya Tritiya 2024:  Today, the festival of Akshaya Tritiya is being celebrated in different parts of the country. Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is usually celebrated with great pomp in Hinduism and Jainism. This auspicious occasion symbolizes new beginnings and prosperity. The word “Akshaya” itself means “indestructible” or “immortal”. It reflects the belief that any work done on this day is blessed with immense success and good fortune. In such a situation, let us know in this article what is the significance of Akshaya Tritiya when is an auspicious time this year, and also why many people buy gold on this day.

Importance of Akshaya Tritiya
According to the Hindu calendar, the third day of the month of Vaishakh is called Akshaya Tritiya. It is celebrated on the third day of the Shukla Paksha of the month of Vaishakh. People have many beliefs about this day. The most important belief among them is that any kind of auspicious and auspicious work can be done on this day without looking at the Panchang. Along with Dhan Yoga, Ravi Yoga, Shukraditya Yoga, Malavya Yoga, and many other auspicious yogas are formed on this day. Therefore, worshiping Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kuber in this Rajyoga yields many times more fruits.

Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat
This year Akshaya Tritiya falls on Friday, May 10, 2024.

Tritiya Tithi starts – 4:17 am on May 10, 2024
Tritiya Tithi ends – 2:50 pm on May 11, 2024
Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat – 5:33 am to 12:18 pm
Total duration – 6 hours 44 minutes
Akshaya Tritiya will start on 10 May at 4:17 am. It will end on 11 May at 2:50 am. This is the reason why this time Akshaya Tritiya will be celebrated on 10 May.

Why do people buy gold on this day?
The tradition of buying gold on Akshaya Tritiya is very old. People buy gold coins, and jewellery at a goldsmith’s shop on this day or invest in gold. But the question is why only gold? Gold is not just a metal but is considered a symbol of wealth. Buying gold on Akshaya Tritiya always keeps happiness and prosperity in the house and money keeps coming. Since Akshaya Tritiya is considered a very auspicious day, any investment made on this day gives good results. This is considered a very suitable day to buy gold. The tradition of buying gold on Akshaya Tritiya has been going on from generation to generation. It has become an important part of Indian culture and is considered an auspicious way to celebrate the festival. Even though the tradition of buying gold on Akshaya Tritiya is old, its meaning has changed a bit nowadays. Now people consider it not only an auspicious investment but also a way to protect themselves from inflation and financial security for the future.