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Akshaya Thritiya ಅಕ್ಷಯ ತೃತಿಯಾ – May 3rd 2022

Please check with your local calendar to find out about the same.

Akshaya Tritiya ಅಕ್ಷಯ  ತೃತಿಯಾ is the most important day in the hindu calendar.  Akshaya means growth and tritiya is the third day of the month in Vaishaka Masa. They say that in order to perform any major function like marriage, gruhapravesha you don’t even have to check your horoscope for finding a good Muhurtham. Any ritual or religious function performed on this day leads to growth.

The Uttaradi matta panchanga also mentions it is very important to apply gandha ಗಂಧ to the Lord. So, if you have access to the same, please do that as well. The significance and stotra as per the panchanga.

ಈ ದಿನ ಮಾಡಿದ ಸ್ನಾನ, ಜಪ, ಹೋಮ, ಪಿತೃತರ್ಪಣ, ದಾನ ಇವುಗಳು ಅಕ್ಷಯವಾದ ಫಲವನ್ನು ನೀಡುತ್ತದೆ. ಸರ್ವ ಪಾಪಗಳನ್ನು ಪರಿಹರಿಸುತ್ತದೆ. ಇಂದು ದೇವರಿಗೆ ವಿಶೇಷವಾಗಿ ಗಂಧವನು ಅರ್ಪಿಸಬೇಕು. 

Translation in English:

One who does, on this day Snana, Japa, Homa, Pitru tarpana, dana etc etc it will give infinite fruits. Will get rid of all papa we have done. On this day, apply Ghandha to Lord. 

The stotra to be recited:

ಯಃ ಪಶ್ಯತಿ ತೃತಿಯಾಯಾಂ ಕೃಷ್ಣ0 ಚಂಧನಭೂಷಿತಮ್ |

ವೈಶಾಖಸ್ಯ ಸಿತೇ ಪಕ್ಷೇ ಸ ಯಾತ್ಯಚುತ್ಯಮಂದಿರಮ್ ||

yah pashyathi truthiyayam krishnam chandhanabhooshitaM |

vaishakhasya Sitē pakshe sa yathyachuthyamandiraM ||

On this day, many ladies give thambula including blouse piece, and other items. Any thing you give or donate they say becomes akshaya. Meaning infinite or one that never diminishes.

So, if you have decided to do anything new this year, this is the right day to get started.

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