Gold bought on this day in Pitru Paksha increases eight times, know the importance of Gajalakshmi fast!
Shradh Paksha (Pitr Paksha) is celebrated every year in Hinduism. During this, other measures are also taken apart from Pind Daan to provide peace to the soul of the departed ancestors. It is forbidden to do any auspicious work during Pitru Paksha. On the other hand, Gajalakshmi Vrat is celebrated on Krishna Tithi in the month of Bhadrapada. Mahalakshmi Vrat is celebrated every year on the Ashtami Tithi of Shukla Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada. This fast lasts for 16 days and on the 16th day, i.e. Ashtami of Krishna Paksha is celebrated as Gajalakshmi Vrat. On this day Goddess Lakshmi is seated on an elephant. It is believed that worshiping Lakshmi during this time fulfills all the wishes. Let us know the importance of Gaj Lakshmi Vrat (Gaj Lakshmi Vrat 2022).
Better buy gold
In Hinduism, Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped for wealth and prosperity. Maa Lakshmi is the wife of Lord Vishnu. It is believed that if one worships Goddess Lakshmi with true devotion, she also makes Ranka a king. Buying gold during Gajalakshmi fast is very auspicious. It is believed that gold bought on this day increases eight times.
This time Gajalakshmi fast is on the 17th of September. Apart from Gajalakshmi Vrat, it is also known as Mahalakshmi Vrat. In many places, Lakshmi Parv is also celebrated for 16 days, and for 16 days the family duly worships Goddess Lakshmi, and on the 17th day Udyan Parv.
Significance of Gajalakshmi Vrat
Goddess Lakshmi is properly worshiped during Gajalakshmi Vrat. In this fast, Arghya is offered to the moon during the night. People observing fast on this day do not eat food. Due to this Goddess Lakshmi is pleased and her blessings remain on the family. By observing Mahalakshmi Vrat, one gets wealth, food, happiness, prosperity, children, etc. Things flourish.