Why worship is considered incomplete without Akshat, know the belief behind it

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The tradition of offering Akshat to gods and goddesses in worship is centuries old. In the Puranas, there is a mention of offering Akshat at the time of worship, which is considered auspicious and important. It is believed that God is satisfied with the havan done with food. At the same time, it is also believed that by offering food to God, the ancestors are also satisfied.

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Rice ie Akshat has special significance in Hinduism. The tradition of offering Akshat to gods and goddesses in worship is centuries old, which is continuing till date. It is believed that worship done without Akshat is incomplete. Akshat means that which is not broken. Food and Havan are considered to be of special importance in the scriptures. In Hindu mythology, there is a mention of offering rice or Akshat at the time of worship, which is considered auspicious and important. People of different religions also worship their God or Ishta Dev in different ways. It is believed that God is satisfied with the havan done with food. At the same time, it is also believed that by offering food to God, the ancestors are also satisfied. At the same time, such Akshats are always dedicated to God, which is not broken. Let us tell you today the importance of Akshat in worship.

Pure food is intact

Offering rice during worship has a special significance in Hinduism. Lord Krishna has said in the Gita that whoever uses food and money without offering it to me is considered to be stealing food and money. Rice ie Akshat is considered a pure grain. The reason behind this is that the rice is sealed inside the paddy, which the animals and birds cannot make false. There is also another belief that rice was first cultivated in nature, at that time people used to offer Akshat to God, this tradition is going on even today. It is believed that if there is no material in the worship, then rice fills its deficiency.

means of satisfying god

In the scriptures, food has been described as the main means of satisfying God. Being the most pure and pure, Akshat is offered to God. It is said that Akshat satisfies God. At the same time, it is also believed that by offering food to God, the ancestors are also satisfied.

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Always use whole rice while worshiping God. It is said that broken rice should not be offered to God. Akshat is considered the best among all food grains.

Akshat is dear to the gods

According to mythological beliefs, Akshat is considered to be the most sacred and best grain. It is said that this is the favorite food of the gods. It is believed that by offering food grains to God, one becomes happy quickly, due to which there is happiness and prosperity in the house. Akshat is also called Devann and even if there is a shortage of any other material in the worship text, remembering that material, Akshat is offered to the deities, by which the worship is considered complete.

mythological belief

It is believed that God is satisfied with the havan done with food. At the same time, it is also believed that by offering food to God, the ancestors also get satisfied and happiness and peace remains in the house. It is said that the person who mixes Akshat with Kumkum and offers it to God, his worship and resolution are fulfilled soon. According to another belief, there is never a shortage of wealth and splendor by establishing Mother Annapurna in the house intact. It is believed that by offering rice on Shivling, Lord Shiva becomes very happy very soon.

(Disclaimer: The information given here is based on general assumptions and information. Granthshala does not confirm this.)

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