The festival of Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated on the third day of the month of Wisakh month. This date is also considered as the most auspicious in the Hindu calendar. There is a belief that any auspicious thing can be done on this day and there is no decay of the auspicious work done on this day, hence it is called Akshay Tritiya.
This year Akshay Tritiya will be celebrated on April 18, 2018. Lord Parashuram’s birthday is also celebrated on the day of Akshaya Tritiya, hence it is called Parshuram Teej. It is believed that the good fortune of those who marry on this day remains unbroken.
What is the speciality
It has been mentioned in the Skanda Purana that Lord Vishnu was born as Parashurama by the womb of Vata Shukla’s third daughter. This day, especially in South India, the birth anniversary of Parashuram is celebrated with great pomp.
In addition to this, there is also a law to read special pooja for the happiness of Lakshmi Mata on this day. On this day special worship is done for Mahalaxmi’s happiness. On this day the happiness of the Goddess receives money. On the day of Akshay Tritiya, it is also called the day giving extremely good and intangible results.
This is also the speciality
It is also said that at the time of Akshaya Tritiya, Lord Krishna gave the Pandavas a renewable character while going on exile. It was a character that was never empty. On the same day Lord Krishna removed the poorness of his childhood friend Sudama.
What is the importance
According to the scriptures, on the day of Akshay Tritiya, the temple of Vrindavan’s Banqi Bihari ji is observed once a year, the feet of Shri Vigya is seen. On this day Lord Ganesha started writing the Mahabharata. Along with this the kadat of Badrinath of this holy place also opens.
Gold buying tradition
On the day of Akshay Tritiya, there is a special tradition of buying gold. It is believed that by purchasing gold on this day, happiness in the house increases prosperity. But for some reason if you are not able to buy gold on this day, you must donate on this day. There is special importance to donate on this day. Your coming time will be good by giving a donation.
Auspicious time for worship
The auspicious time for worshiping Akshaya Tritiya is from 05:56 in the morning to 12:20 in the afternoon.
Auspicious time for shopping
From morning 5:56 to midnight, there is an auspicious time to shop for Akshaya Tritiya.