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5 Must-Have Pooja Essentials on the Occasion of Akshaya Tritiya

By Simran Sukhnani | Updated May 10, 2024, 6:19 PM IST

Ready to celebrate Akshaya Tritiya and bring the Goddess of Wealth, Lakshmi Maa to your home? Here are all the things you would definitely need for today's pooja. Don't forget the last one as it is the most important. Happy Akshaya Tritiya to you and your loved ones; may Goddess Laskmi bless you with the best!

5 Must-Have Pooja Essentials on the Occasion of Akshaya Tritiya
Must-Have Pooja Essentials For Akshaya Tritiya
Akshaya Tritiya or the festival known more popularly as Akha Teej is an interesting one, thanks to all the stories about it, both scientific and religious. No matter the stories (which we will get to quickly), one thing remains that Akshaya Tritiya holds great importance in the Indian Hindu Culture and is popularly known as the day for good fortune. On this occasion many people hold pooja archana for Goddess Lakshmi (also known as the Goddess of wealth in Hindu Culture). But what makes it so? Here go the tell tales:

According to Hindu Mythology, Akshaya Tritiya is the D-day when Lord Vishnu was reincarnated as Lord Parashurama. This was called the sixth avatar of Vishnu. It is also believed that this was the very day when Lord Ganesh started his journey of writing the great Hindu Mythology epic Mahabharata to Ved Vyasa’s dictation.

Another story associated with this day is the tale of Sudama, the beloved childhood friend of Lord Krishna who visited the latter with a humble offering of Poha (flattened rice, an Indian breakfast), that turned to gold receiving Lord Krishna’s blessings.

All these stories signify this day as the one that brings wealth, good fortune and highlights the importance of giving.

But that’s not all, there is scientific significance too!
Akshaya Tritiya is said to fall on the third lunar day (Tritiya) of the bright half (Shukla Paksha) of the Hindu lunar month of Vaishakha. It is so-believed that the positions of the planets and stars on this day align in a way that make it an auspicious one for new beginnings, ventures and new investments too!

Now that the beautifully auspicious day is finally here, these are the must-haves you need for Akshaya Tritiya Pooja to get the best blessings of Goddess Lakshmi. Scroll to find out!

S. noMust-Have Pooja Essential for Akshaya TritiyaMaterial
1Soulveda Kraftz Combo Pack of 2 Handcrafted Wooden Puja Peeta ChowkiWood
2Spillbox 10inch Brass Puja Thali SetBrass
3Heartily® Mangal Beautiful Wooden Pooja Stand for Home Pooja MandirWood
4Scotch-Brite No-Dust Broom, Long handle, Easy floor cleaningPlastic
5ACPL Precious Moments BIS Hallmarked Ashta Laxmi Silver Coin 999 Pure with Gift BoxSilver

1. Soulveda Kraftz Combo Pack of 2 Handcrafted Wooden Puja Peeta Chowki
Soulveda Kraftz Combo Pack of 2 Handcrafted Wooden Puja Peeta Chowki
Color: Brown | Shipping Weight: ‎1.43 Kilograms | Assembly Required: ‎No | Primary material: ‎Engineered Wood | Capacity: ‎Large Peeta: 18X12X2cm, Small Peeta: 6X4X1.2 (LBH)

What is in the box?
‎1 Large Peeta Chowki and 1 Small Peeta Chowki

A must-have for every pooja is the Pooja Chowki. A place where the person who is performing the pooja can sit comfortably and create the best ambience for all the attendees. This Akshaya Tritiya, if you are planning to have a hawan at home and call a pandit who would perform all the ceremonies, or if you are deciding to do it yourself at home, calling in all your family members and closest friends; this chowki needs to be a part of your celebrations. This product features two brown colored chowkis - a large one and a small one. You can sit comfortably on one chowki while placing all the pooja essentials on the small chowki and start the program of joy at complete ease while bringing home all the good fortune.
What other customers are saying about it?
People like the quality and the appearance of this chowki. They have said that the product is sturdy, features a good finish and looks aesthetic.

What makes it an Akshaya Tritiya Essential?
  • Handcrafted creation of traditional artisans from the villages of Karnataka
  • Forms an ideal platform for all things auspicious
  • Essential to keep idols, pooja items, vastu plants and Feng Shui artifacts during celebrations

  • Looks beautiful
  • Essential to keep pooja items
  • Thoughtfully curated

  • Some customers have found the size to be a little small

2. Spillbox 10inch Brass Puja Thali Set
Spillbox 10inch Brass Puja Thali Set
Special Feature: Handcrafted | Style: Traditional | Shape: Round | Seasons: All Seasons | Product Care Instructions: Hand Wash

A pooja essential list is never complete without a thali, because a pooja is never complete without a thali. This is the item that qualifies number 1 space on the list of must-haves for Akshaya Tritiya. Thai thali is an 8 piece set that features all the things that you would require for the pooja rituals this Akshaya Tritiya and can be used for every occasion after that too. It is a perfect addition to your mandir for all religious festivals and is set to become the highlight of the pooja time. It consists of everything that is required for daily pooja and the golden colour is thoughtfully picked to attract the good fortune on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.

Thus, a beautifully decorated pooja thali is a must-have to decorate every religious ocassion with joy and add vivacity to the celebration

What does the pack contain?
1 Aarti Plate, 1 Diya, 1 Bell, 1 Dhoop, 1 Agarbatti Holder, 1 Panchamrut Set, 1 Spoon and 1 Kalash

What other customers are saying about it?
People are in love with the appearance of this thali. They say it adds to the aesthetic appeal of the mandir and entails everything required during pooja time.

What makes it an Akshaya Tritiya Essential?
  • Features all the products required for pooja time
  • Fullfils daily pooja ingredients requirements
  • Handcrafted with love and thoughtfully designed

  • Durable
  • Sturdy
  • Long-lasting, rust-proof

  • Some customers have found the size to be a little small

3. Heartily® Mangal Beautiful Wooden Pooja Stand for Home Pooja
Heartily Mangal Beautiful Wooden Pooja Stand for Home Pooja Mandir
Colour: Wood Finish | Material: Wood | Item Weight: 2 Kg | Item dimensions: 29.2 x 27.9 x 39.4 Centimeters

Want to set up a small mandir to attract the best of fortune this Akshaya Tritiya? The Gods have already heard you! Here is the cutest, most aesthetic, small mandir that you can set up in your house; next to your regular mandir, on the occasion of Akshsya Tritiya. Bring home Goddess Lakshmi and welcome them to your workplace or the area where you work at home, ask for their blessings and get ready to receive their aashirwad with this temple in your home. It is super aesthetic, requires very little space and will definitely uplift the entire surrounding with positive vibes. It is curated by expert artisans featuring a contemporary design and outstanding craftsmanship in teak texture. You can place it in your normal mandir, have it installed in the wall of a particular room of your house or simply place it on a table to; this mandir will continue to shower blessings for a lifetime.

The design features an led spot light that adds an irresistible charm to the bhagwan ka ghar.

What does the pack contain?
2 Watt Spot Light LED Fixture that can be directly connected to power supply (no convertors required)
Spacious wooden temple with easy assembly instruction manual

What other customers are saying about it?
People love the ease of assembly and the detailed design and golden acrylic. They also love the appearance of the mandir highlighting its key features like simple design, good looks and easy mountability.

What makes it an Akshaya Tritiya Essential?
  • Easy to assemble and quick to setup, wouldn’t even take more than a minute
  • Features an outstanding wood finish that looks absolutely aesthetic and a storage space too
  • Precisely designed with modern machinery and lightweight in nature

  • Extra storage space
  • LED spot light
  • Detailed carving and golden design

  • Some customers have found the size to be a smaller than expected

4. Scotch-Brite No-Dust Broom, Long handle, Easy floor cleaning
Scotch-Brite No-Dust Broom Long handle Easy floor cleaning
Colour: Green | Recommended Uses For Product: Floor Cleaning,dusting | Handle Material: Plastic | Bristle Type: Flagged Bristle

Brooms are an essential in every Indian household when it comes to any religious occasion. This Broom by Scotch Brite is a special one with no dust and a long handle. Broom is said to be an essential item when it comes to any occasion or any traditional function in Indian society related to good fortune. This item is said to be Maa Lakshmi’s favorite and is present in every pooja archana also. This is what makes it an essential one for Akshaya Tritiya as well. Place this broom during the pooja and watch your fortune go up like and touch the sky. This broom by Scotch Brite comes in a cool green color and is made with plastic fiber. It is super flexible and reaches every corner of your house with complete ease. It also consists of flat fibers for fine dust removal from the corners of your house. This boom gives complete cleaning in one go, removing every last particle of dust and leads to less back strain also while being completely water resistant. The best part is that you can remove the handle and use the room as a duster to reach the heights of your house while dusting.

What other customers are saying about it?
Customers have liked the length of this broom and say that it is easy to use. They have mentioned that the broom easily reaches hard-to-reach corners of the house too without shedding a lot of dust.

What makes it an Akshaya Tritiya Essential?
  • Broom is said to be an auspicious item in every pooja related to good fortune
  • Serves as an offering to Goddess Lakshmi in Hindu culture
  • Can be used after the pooja as a household item

  • Ease of cleanliness
  • Ease of reach
  • Ease of maintenance

  • Some customers have mentioned that the broom is heavy to hold

5. ACPL Precious Moments BIS Hallmarked Ashta Laxmi Silver Coin 999 Pure with Gift Box
ACPL Precious Moments BIS Hallmarked Ashta Laxmi Silver Coin 999 Pure with Gift Box
Item display length: 49 Millimeters | Item width: 32 Millimeters | Material: Silver | Metal type: Silver | Gem type: No gemstone | Country of Origin: India

Silver marks a special place in the must-have essentials list for Akshaya Tritiya. This occasion is known to bring wealth, prosperity and good fortune to one’s life and what better than welcoming this fortune with a silver coin in your life? Originated, designed and developed in India, this silver coin is made with 999 pure Silver and is a super special item for Akshaya Tritiya. It is a definitive must-have in your pooja thali as it represents the best of fortune for your upcoming future. Goddess Lakshmi is said to be the giver of good fortune and wealth, as per Hindu Mythology and to impress her and bring the significance of prosperity to the occasion, a silver coin sets the celebrations right. This silver coin by ACPL Precious Moments is BIS Hallmarked so you wouldn’t have to worry about the quality or the authenticity of the product as it is mentioned clearly without hiding or hitching. So you can trust the name and go for it completely without a doubt. It is a beautifully handcrafted 10 gram token of pure silver adorned with an aesthetic and unique design with Goddess Lakshmi engraved on the top and “Shubh” “Labh” on each side.

The packaging of the coin is super secure. It comes in a transparent capsule, resting in a handmade paper box that gives off the ultimate luxurious and memorable experience to anyone. And because when it comes to silver, authenticity becomes important, the pack and the coin comes with an Authenticity Certificate Guaranteeing purity of 999 Silver and a minimum weight of 10 grams. It also features a "BUY BACK GUARANTEE" along with the pack.

What other customers are saying about it?
People have loved the appearance and quality of the Silver Coin. They have also said that it makes a perfect gift for auspicious occasions and can be a good one for investment too!

What makes it an Akshaya Tritiya Essential?
  • Comes with the 999 Pure Silver promise and features an Authenticity Certificate
  • Made with fine craftsmanship, featuring Astha Laxmi design engraved on top
  • Features a premium packaging and buy back guarantee

  • Luxurious packaging
  • Authenticity Certificate
  • Great design

  • Some people have reported that they don’t like the design as much

What is the significance of Akshaya Tritiya?
Akshaya means ‘eternal’ and Tritiya translates to third. According to Hindu Mythology, this is an auspicious day that brings good fortune and wealth. One of the most talked about traditions on the day of Akshaya Tritiya is the purchase of Gold and Silver.

What do we do on Akshaya Tritiya day?
One can buy gold or silver jewelry, start a new business or venture, hold special ceremonies like engagement etc. and hold pooja archana at home or in the temple.

Which God is worshiped in Akshaya Tritiya?
Lord Vishnu is worshipped on Akshaya Tritiya as the tale says that on this day Lord Vishnu was reincarnated as Lord Parashurama and was called the sixth avatar of Vishnu.