Almost three weeks have passed by since the turn of the new year and Indians in and around the world are readying themselves to indulge in one of their favourite hobbies - buying gold. India’s obsession with gold dates back to a few millennia when the all powerful kings and gods ruled the land. In fact, Indian history and mythology has been seeped with references to gold even before modern-day economics saw the light of day. Hence, it is of little wonder that there are a number of auspicious days in a calendar year for Indians to immerse themselves in some gold shopping.
Besides, gold isn’t just seen as a jewellery in India as it is also considered one of the best investment avenues available for the general populace. Below is a list of all the auspicious days which are suitable for Indians if they want to get their hands on the yellow metal.
Given here is a List of the Dates in 2017 that will be the Best Times to Buy Gold Products
Although this festival is known by different names across the nation, the general idea behind it remains the same. This festival is basically a harvest festival and also as the celebration of winter solstice. It is celebrated on:
- 14th January 2017
Known as the festival which brings a lot of joy and happiness to people, Pushyami is among the best days to buy gold. This is because of the largely held belief that any form of investment or any business ventures are likely to bring a lot of success to the parties involved. Pushyami is celebrated on multiple occasions over the year and is understood to be the day when Pushya Nakshatra comes to the fore. Here’s a list of all the dates for Pushyami in 2017:
13th January 10th February 9th March 5th April 3rd May 30th May 26th June 24th July 20th August 16th September 14th October 10th November 7th December
Ugadi and Gudi Padwa is basically the Indian new year as per the Hindu calendar. This festival is considered an auspicious day as it signifies the start of a fresh year and a successful gold purchase is expected to enrich the wealth of individuals. Ugadi is celebrated on:
- 29th March
Of all the festivals, Akshaya Tritiya is known to be most auspicious one particularly when it comes to gold purchases. During this period, gold sales in the country rises significantly as people flock jewellery stores to buy gold and in turn hope to increase their wealth. In 2017, Akshaya Tritiya will be celebrated on:
- 28th April
Navratri, meaning Nine Nights, is one of the most popular Indian festivals that stretch on to about 9 days and nights. This festival is a tribute to Goddess Durga who is believed to be a watchful spirit that wards off all evils humanity is plagued by. In the 2017 calendar year Navratri will be celebrated from:
- 21st to 29th September
Dusshera is yet another Indian festival which is of significant importance in Indian culture. This day is known to be the day when Goddess Durga triumphed over Mahishasura. Dusshera is celebrated on the below mentioned date in 2017:
- 30th September
Dhanteras is known to be the first day of Diwali and is celebrated as the commemoration of Lord Ram’s victory over Ravana. It is celebrated on:
- 17th October
Balipratipada, also known as Bali Padyami or Bali Padva among others, is the third and final day of Diwali and is again considered to be an auspicious day for gold purchases. It is celebrated on the below mentioned date in 2017:
- 20th October
While these days are considered to be auspicious times to buy gold, it is also bought in bulk during celebratory events like marriages and the like.