Akshaya Tritiya or Akshaya Trithiya is one of the most auspicious days for Hindus. In 2012, Akshaya Tritiya date is April 24. It is celebrated on the third day of the bright half of Vaishakha Maas (Vaishakha Shukla Tritiya or Thadiya). Akshaya Tritiya 2012 is even more auspicious as it falls on Rohini Nakshatra (Rohini star) day.
As per the Hindu traditions and culture, this festival is considered as the most significant day to perform sacred deeds (Punya Karya).
In Sanskrit, the meaning of Akshaya is never diminishing. As the meaning says, on the day of Akshaya Tritiya people never feel the dearth of happiness or bliss.