Buying gold is one of the favourite past time for millions of Indians, hence it is no wonder that the nation is the second largest importer of the metal. The nation’s love-in will gold has a rich history, and it dates back to as far as a few millennia. Though, gold came into usage in the form of a currency, the significance of the metal rose as years passed by, and at present, owning the metal is seen as the sign of prosperity by many. In this article, we will list out some of the best days when people can and should get their hands on the metal.
Best days to purchase gold in 2018:
Here’s a list of days when you can purchase gold in 2018:
This festival is known by many different names in nearly every other state in the country. It’s celebrated on the 14th of January.
Gudi Padwa / Ugadi is known as the new year as per the Hindu calendar. Purchasing gold on this day is considered auspicious and it signals a fresh start in a person’s life and that it would bring prosperity to their lives. Ugadi is celebrated on the 18th of March.
Depending on where you are residing, Diwali is known by several different names and celebrated for different reasons. For instance, in the northern part of India, Diwali is celebrated commemorating the return of Lord Rama to Ayodhya after he defeated the ten-headed demon Ravana and rescued his wife Sita from his clutches. In South India, the festival commemorates the Lord Krishna’s victory over Narakasura - the demon from hell. Buying gold on this day is considered auspicious because it is seen as the dawn of a new age in Indian mythology, and extensively so, in the Indian culture.
Pushyami is among the best days to buy gold as it is considered to be a good day for things involving money. There’s a widely held Hindu belief that any form of investment or business ventures initiated on the day a Pushya star occurs, it’s likely to bring a lot of success to the. 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 dates when Pushya nakshatra appears in 2018:
Akshaya tritiya is yet another day which is said to bring prosperity to people when the purchase gold. In fact, vast majority of Indians believe that any gold bought on this day will have a multiplicitous effect and the wealth of a person. This festival is celebrated on the 18th of April, 2018.
This is one of the biggest festivals in India, which is celebrated in all corners from north, south, east and west of the country. The day is commemorative of Goddess Durga triumphing over Mahishasura - a demon. Dussehra falls on the 19th of October in 2018.
|3rd January, 2018||31st January, 2018|
|February 27, 2018||March 2017, 2018|
|April 23, 2018||May 20, 2018|
|June 17, 2018||July 14, 2018|
|August 10, 2018||September 7, 2018|
|October 4, 2018||October 31, 2018|
|November 28, 2018||December 25, 2018|
These are some of the best days for buying gold as per the traditions propagated by ancient learnings and modern practices.
Why are these days considered auspicious?
As per Indian astrological practices which have been carried out for centuries, these days bring the alignment of stars and planets onto favourable positions. As a result of this, any good deed carried out on the aforementioned days would have a positive outcome. Hence, we often see people rushing to make purchases, moving houses, and such only on these days. To further this, it is also why people tend to buy gold, jewellery and other precious ornaments to make the most of the cosmic alignment and hence, prosper in life.