Akshaya Tritiya 2013, Akshaya Tritiya 2013 date. Akha Teej 2013. In 2013, Akshaya Tritiya date is May 13, Monday. Akshaya Tritiya is one of Sade Teen Muhurat.
Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej or Akha Trij is an auspicious day in Hindu Astrology. In 2013, Akshaya Tritiya date is May 13.
Also known as one of the Sade Teen Muhurats (3 and half best muhurthams in Hinduism), Akshaya Tritiya is also considered auspicious day for buying gold, silver, vehicles, home appliances, etc.
Akshaya Tritiya falls on third day of Shukla Paksha (bright half) of Vaishakh Month. It is also celebrated as Parashuram Jayanti and Matangi Jayanti.
Akshay Tritiya is also referred to as ‘Treta Yugadi’. It is believed on this day, Treta Yuga was started.
Chandan Yatra is celebrated in Puri Jagannath Temple and Chandanotsavam in Simhachalam Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha swamy Temple.
Chardham Yatra (pilgrimage to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath) begins on Akha Teej.
Chandan Yatra is also held in Mathura and other Sri Krishna temples. Chandan (sandalwood paste) is offered to the deities of Lord Krishna.
In USA, Akshaya Tritiya 2013 date is 12 May — As per Hawaii (Honolulu), PST (Seattle, Vancouver, California, Oregon), MST (Denver, CO), CST (Chicago, IL) and EST (New York) time zones.
Akshaya Tritiya 2013 date in UK is 12 May.
Akshaya Tritiya 2013 date in Malaysia and Singapore is 13 May.
In Australia and New Zealand, Akshaya Tritiya 2013 date is May 13.