Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya, one of the utmost propitious and godly days in Hinduism, is also referred to as Akha Teej. Falling on the third day of the Hindu month of Vaishakha, it is believed that on this day the Sun & Moon are both at the peak of their brightness and is therefore a bright and lucky day for Hindus. Being amidst the prominent sacred days in the Hindu tradition and culture, it’s an ideal occasion for new beginnings, new purchases, new ventures, new Home or Office, etc. as it’s believed that Akshaya means “Eternal” in Sanskrit.

Significance Or Importance of Akshaya Tritiya

  • 1. Both, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, Bhagwan Parshuram and the incarnation of Goddess Parvati, Devi Annapoorna were born on Akshaya Tritiya. Many a times Parshuram Jayanti & Akshay Tritya falls on the same day.

  • 2. Considered to be free from all evil & disastrous vibes & forces, Akshaya Tritiya is a day that requires no Good Timings i.e. Shubh Muhurat for beginning, doing or attempting anything new or auspicious.

  • 3. The Hindu epic, Mahabharata, was started to be written by Ved Vyasa & Lord Ganesha on Akshaya Tritiya.

  • 4. From the Heavens the river Ganges or Maa Ganga descended to Earth on Akshaya Tritiya and the Treta Yuga begun on Akshaya Tritiya.

  • 5. As Akshaya Tritiya indicates never-ending prosperity and auspiciousness; people purchase Gold jewelry, start a new venture or business, buy a new home or office, etc. on this day.

Akshaya Tritiya Dates for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Akshaya Tritiya 20169th May 2016
Akshaya Tritiya 201728th April 2017
Akshaya Tritiya 201818th April 2018
Akshaya Tritiya 20197th May 2019
Akshaya Tritiya 202026th April 2020

Pujas On Akshaya Tritiya and Their Benefits

  • 1.Regarded as an extremely divine day, people usually purchase their new Homes or Houses on the day of Akshaya Tritiya. Performing a Griha Pravesh Puja, Vastu Shanti Puja & Havan is advised for a new Home as it brings eternity, prosperity, spirituality and holiness in the Home.

  • 2. Being an auspicious & prosperous day, it’s one of the most apt days to purchase an Office or start a Business. Performing a Ganesh Puja for a good beginning and Laxmi Puja for a successful & fortunate start is advised.

  • 3. Appeasing Lord Vishnu on this day of holy value is considered to shower blessings of well-being, opulence and success. Perform a Satyanarayan Puja and/or Vishnu Sahasranamam to bestow Lord Vishnu’s consecration upon you and your family.

  • 4. This day is a Shubh Muhurat and is free from all malefic effects, thus, it’s an ideal day to get married by performing a Wedding Puja or getting engaged by performing an Engagement Puja.