Akshaya Tritiya which is also known as Akha Teej is one of the major festivals in the month of Baisakhi. It is highly auspicious for Hindus as well as Jains. It falls during Shukla Paksha Tritiya in the month of Vaishakha. The word Akshaya itself means ‘Never diminishing’. This day is considered to be very auspicious as the Sun and the Moon are at the height of their brightness on this day. It is also believed that any task done on this day gives highly positive results.
On 2018 it will be observed on 18th April (Wednesday) and this year it is even more auspicious as it falls in conjunction with Rohini Nakshatra. The auspiciousness of this day advises people to start new ventures, invest in something significant like buying real estate or gold, and most importantly rituals like marriage. This day is said to bring in a lot of good luck and prosperity.
Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat = 05:56 to 12:20
Duration = 6 Hours 23 Mins
Auspicious time to buy Gold
One of the most majorly significant tasks that are started on this day is the making of chariot for the very famous Jagannath Yatra – Car festival in Puri, Odisha. This day is especially considered important for buying Gold as it is a believed to be a never ending source of riches. The number of Indians who believe on this are quite large and this is the reason the Jewellery shops get flooded and the cost of Gold rises as well.
Popular Pujas Performed on Akshaya Tritiya
· Grah Pravesh Puja
· Vastu Shanti Puja
· Ganesh Puja
· Satyanarayan Puja
· Vivah Puja
The details and necessities of Akshaya Tritiya will follow in the upcoming articles. Starting from Vrath Katha, Mantras, puja vidhi and much more lined up.