If you have doubt about which work has to be done and which has to be avoided on Akshay Tritiya, then here is a list mentioned about the above. As the rituals, customs and traditions during Akshay Tritiya include Lord Vishnu Puja, observance of fast and charity of food and other edible material, the festival also has some unique traditions to follow. In 2016, Akshay Tritiya or Akha Trij date is May 9.
Preferred Works on Akshaya Tritiya
Akshaya Tritiyais considered as Yugadi Thithi as Tretha Yuga was started on this day. Yugadi day would be most auspicious for Hindus.
It will be fruitful for devotees to perform sacred deeds such as penance, recitation of Holy Scriptures, ritual bath (Punya Snaan) in holy rivers like Ganga, Godavari, Krishna, Tungabhadra, Kaveri etc.. People perform sacrifices (Yagna and homa) on Akshay Tritiya.
Works to Prohibit or Avoid on Akshay Tritiya
Some works should be prohibited or avoided on Akshay Tritiyaaccording to Hindu traditions. Some people believe that conducting or initiating of Upanayana (wearing sacred thread), marriage and house construction on Akshaya Tritiya may harm their aspirations and happiness. In some regions, travelling is also considered as avoidable work.