Akshaya Tritiya is an auspicious day to observe Lakshmi Puja, Lakshmi Kuber Puja, Gauri Puja, and Sri Krishna Chandan Puja. Even though the whole day of Akshay Tritiya is auspicious, as per some calendars Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat in 2018 or best time for puja and buying gold are given here.
In 2018, Akha Teej (April 28) is considered more auspicious as it falls on Wednesday.
Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat for 2018….
As per the IST (Indian Standard Time), Krittika Nakshatra prevails throughout the day on 18 April and Rohini Nakshatra begins in the midnight.
Akshaya Tritiya Pooja Muhurtham, 18 April 2018 – 6 AM to 12.05 in the noon.
It is also auspicious for Lakshmi Puja and Gauri Puja. From noon, you can perform any auspicious deed related to Akshaya Tritiya.
There are a couple of other muhurats. The time between 11:58 AM – 12:50 PM is also considered as the best time for buying gold as it falls during Abhijit Muhurat.
Saubhagya Yog is the auspicious time to buy gold or other valuable things. Saubhagya Yoga prevails till 12.28 afternoon. After that, Shobhana Yog begins.
For Lakshmi Puja or Kuber Puja, the time during Saubhagya Yoga is the best time among all the listed muhurats given above.
Abhijit Muhurta is also considered highly auspicious for pujas and for starting new ventures. But there is no Abhijit Muhurat on 18th April 2018.
Check out the Aksharabhyasam Muhurat on Akshaya Tritiya
Panchang, Akshaya Tritiya – 18 April 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:07 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:45
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 07:50 Chandrastama (Moonset) 21:12.
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Tritiya – 25:29*
Nakshatra Krittika – 24:28*
Yoga Ayushman – 17:16
Karana Garaja – 25:29*
Purnimanta Month Vaisaakha
Amavasyanta Month Vaisaakha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 12:26 – 14:01
Gulika Kalam: 10:51 – 12:26
Yama Gandam: 07:42 – 09:17
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mesha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mesha – 07:36:18
Amrita Kalam 22:13 – 23:43
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 13:12 – 14:42
Durmuhurthams: 12:01 – 12:51