Akshaya Tritiya, one of the most holy days for Hindus, is regarded highly favorable for buying gold as it promotes inflow of enormous wealth in an individual’s life. Apart from the purchase of gold, a person must do the below mentioned things on the sacred day of Akshaya Tritiya to lead a happy, peaceful and successful life along with salvation of one’s ancestors.
- Chant Mantras dedicated to Lord Vishnu’s incarnation, Parasurama
Recite the following Mantra and pray Lord Parasurama with purity of heart.
snapayasi payasi śamita-bhava-tāpam
keśava dhṛta-bhṛgupati-rūpa jaya jagadiśa hare
Also, chant Hare Krishna Maha Mantra 108 times for better results. Significance : One who recites the above Mantra becomes mentally strong and emotionally balanced. The person develops strong will-power to face life’s challenges.
Recite Srimad Bhagavad Gita
Shlokas from revered spiritual text, Srimad Bhagavad Gita must be chanted with heart-felt prayers offered to Lord Krishna. Significance : Reading Srimad Bhagavad Gita on the pious day of Akshaya Tritiya helps one get rid of the life cycle of birth and death, and attain moksha (enlightenment).
Perform Shradh for Departed Souls
Shradh or Tarpan ritual of one’s ancestors or other deceased family members must be performed on Akshaya Tritiya to help the departed soul attain salvation. But, one must consult an astrologer to know the auspicious time to perform Shradh as otherwise it can upset the departed soul and invoke their wrath, causing havoc in one’s life. Significance : Performing Shradh on Akshaya Tritiya helps one receive blessings of deceased ancestors, which in turn promotes peace and happiness in one’s life.
Offer Food to Fellow Beings
One must offer food to one’s fellow beings, be it humans, dog, cat or cow. A person can also perform Nitya Annadana Seva. Significance : Anyone, who offers food on this pious day of Akshaya Tritiya with pure heart, gets blessed with good health with immediate cure of all prevailing physical ailments.
Help the Needy
One must donate towards charitable causes on the sacred day of Akshaya Tritiya, and help others lead a comfortable life. Significance : People, who offer wishful donations on this blessed day, get rid of all sorrows, financial losses and family quarrels. To get astrology assistance, and remain updated about all important Tithis and Festivals, refer Pt. Pawan Kaushik