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Auspicious days to buy gold in India

February 19, 2014 08:32 IST

The biggest gold buying festivals are Akshaya Tritiya and Dhanteras.

An inauspicious phase -- Shradh -- a period for paying homage to ancestors, is from September 9 to 24.    

The Hindu calendar has regional variations, but these dates are broadly followed across the country in gold trade for planning inventories.

The following are some of the days considered auspicious according to the Hindu calendar for gold purchases in India in 2014: 

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March 31   
Gudi Padwa     
Maharashtrian new year


April 9    
Pushyanakshatra
Launching new ventures

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May 2      
Akshaya Tritiya
Gold invokes prosperity

June 2     
Pushyanakshatra
Launching new ventures

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July 27    
Pushyanakshatra
Launching new ventures

 
August 23    
Pushyanakshatra
Launching new ventures

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Sept. 19   
Pushyanakshatra
Launching new ventures


Oct. 16    
Gurupushyamrit 
Launching new ventures

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Oct. 21    
Dhanetras      
Gold invokes prosperity


Oct. 23    
Laxmi Pujan    
Worshipping Goddess of wealth

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Oct. 24 
Diwali
Festival of lights

Oct. 25    
Bhaubij  Festival

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Nov. 13    
Gurupushyamrit 
Launching new ventures


Dec. 10    
Pushyanakshatra
Launching new ventures

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