May 13, 2013 Leave a comment
Akshaya Tritiya is considered an auspicious day by Hindus If you are coming in late,you can read more about it here.Buying precious metals,making investments, buying properties, starting businesses and buying household goods are major activities people schedule for this day.Giving,daan i.e. charity is another major activity of the day.
The traditional belief is that whatever is given away freely with a good heart returns manifold.To do so on this auspicious occasion is to multiply the returns manifold.Giving implies that you have the good fortune to be in a position to help/give. So by giving on this day, people hope to be in a position to give more in the years to come,1.e. become more prosperous.
The common belief is that:
If you do charity on this day, you will conquer the pain of death.
If you help the poor and down-trodden, you will be blessed in your next birth.
If you give clothes to poor people, you will get over diseases. Read more of this post