Akshaya Tritiya (Akha Teej)

Akshaya Tritiya (Akha Teej, Akhatrij) is an auspicious day in Hinduism. It falls on third day of bright half of Vaishakh month, Shukla Paksha Tritiya in Vaishakh month (April – May). It is considered as one of the Sade Teen Muhurat (3 and a half best muhurats) in Hindu Astrology. Devotees consider it as an auspicious occasion to buy gold, silver, and to purchase any other valuable assets like cars and properties. In 2014, Akshaya Tritiya date is May 2. Read more about Akshaya Tritiya 2014 here.

As per the Hindu traditions and religious scriptures, Akshaya Tritiya is the best day to offer donations, start any important venture, and other sacred deeds.

Lakshmi Puja, Gauri Puja, Vishnu Puja, Sri Krishna Puja, and Tulsi Puja are the best rituals to observe on Akshaya Tritiya. Parasurama Jayanti and Balarama Jayanti are also celebrated on this day in some places.

The most famous pilgrimage for Hindus – Chardham Yatra begins on this day. Yatra to Gangotri Temple, Yamunotri Temple, Badrinath, and Kedarnath temples of Uttaranchal (Uttarakhand) is known as Chardham Yatra.

Akshaya Tritiya is also famous for marriages, Gruhapravesh ceremonies, and other auspicious events. Thousands of marriages are held on this day throughout India.

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  1. Yes you can.. Akshay Tritiya is very auspicious for aksharabhyasam

  2. Good and valuable information to me and i have seen in many others forum where many of them discussed what to buy gold or silver, so i have a doubt is it important to buy specific jewellery that is silver,gold etc..

  3. THANKS TO RAMA D FOR HIS GOOD ADVICE OTHERWISE I AM TO DEPRESSED FOR NOT ACQUIRING GOLD FOR IT’S HIGH PRICE THIS TIME THANKS YOU TOO.
    nirupambaruah

  4. i want to start my sons Aksharabyasa in sringeri on 24th April 2012 as that dat is Akshaya tritiya so wanted to know if that is a good day to start it.

  5. Yes, Akshaya Tritiya 2012 is a highly auspicious day for Aksharabhyasa..

  6. i want to take delivery of my new car on 24 -4-2012 ,what is the best mahurat,i am in dubai
    date of birth 15-9-1964

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