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Religion Of late, Akshaya Tritiya has acquired a renewed significance, thanks to the marketing strategies employed by jewellers across the country! One thing is certain – Akshaya Tritiya certainly spells prosperity for jewellers. This year it falls on April 24, 2012. Significance & Legends Akshaya Tritiya holds great significance amongst Hindus and is an important date in the Vedic calendar. It marks the birthday of Lord Parashuram and it is widely believed that it was on this auspicious day that Ganesha and Ved Vyas .menced writing the great epic, Mahabharata. The river Ganga is also known to have descended on earth on this auspicious day. Legend has it that on this day, Krishna presented the exiled Pandavas with a bowl (Akshaya patra) which would always remain full. Traditions The day has been celebrated with pomp and ceremony since time immemorial, while the Hindus celebrate it as Akshaya Tritiya, the Jains accord the day importance as Akha Teej. It is on this day that farmers in Orissa and Punjab start ploughing the fields. While the Puri temple begins construction of the chariot for the Rath Yatra, the Oriya and Bengalis start new audit books on this day (hal khata). Even Lord Kubera (treasurer of the Gods) is known to have prayed to goddess Lakshmi on this day. Lure of Gold The day is considered extremely auspicious for it is synonymous with prosperity, growth and good luck. Akshaya means imperishable, eternal and the never diminishing. It is widely believed that ventures started or valuables bought on this day will bring abundance, good fortune, success and prosperity. Jewellers .e up with innovative offers for the day, and end up selling at least 40-45 tonnes of gold during Akshaya Tritiya every year. The lure of gold draws people into jewellery stores, to shop for gold on Akshaya Tritiya, with an infinite faith in the fact that it will augur prosperity all year long.Jewellery makers and gold traders are expecting good business this Akshaya Tritiya .pared to last year as sales have picked up before the auspicious day despite high gold prices. About the Author: By: KenSapp – Balloons are enjoyed not only by children and youth, but by people of all ages. We see them at birthdays and celebrations throughout the year. And like many things we enjoy in the world around us, they can be metaphors for spiritual lessons as well. By: KenSapp – A clothespin is used to attach clothes to a clothesline. It can also serve as a reminder that we need to cling to our lifeline – we need to cling to God (Deuteronomy 13:4). And clothes aren’t the only thing that needs washing. We need to be washed clean as well. … By: KenSapp – A key is almost a universal symbol around the world. Keys promise access, freedom, transport, protection, and safety. A key is used to represent access to something of value just as a physical key opens up a door or something that was previously inaccessible. Th … By: KenSapp – This popular icebreaker game is a great discussion starter for Valentines Day and introducing the concept of God’s unmerited love for us. By: KenSapp – If you follow American Football, it’s going to be Superbowl Sunday in the United States this weekend. It’s one of the most watched sports events on television. Why not make it an opportunity to share something about how the game relates to their spiritual lives … By: KenSapp – The Superbowl is just around the corner. Use this game with youth as an introduction to the idea of the game of football as a metaphor for living the victorious Christian life. By: KenSapp – Popcorn is a seed that is hard and tasteless, until placed in the fire. And then the white goodness on the inside .es out for us to not only smell the aroma, but also to taste. Its a powerful object lesson and metaphor for Christ working in us and drawing o … By: KenSapp – "Thanksgiving is an American Holiday when people .e together, treasure the relationships with those close to them, and thank God for his blessings over the past year. While the New Year celebrates new opportunities and a chance to start over, Thanksgiving remi … By: david grow – Everyone talks about the name of God. But can the name of God be pronounced by mouth? No. It is the Word which is indivisible, eternal and vibrates within the life force. By: david grow – We know from history that the culture of India is both ancient and eternal. The meaning of eternal is that which has no end. All our religious festivals give the same message: Understand the value of your life! Ganga Dassehra is one such festival. 相关的主题文章: