Akshaya Tritiya 2017

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Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated on Friday April 28th in 2017. Akshaya Tritiya falls on the third Tithi (lunar day) of Shukla Paksha of the Vaishakha Month. Akshaya Tritiya which is also known as Akha Teej. The meaning of the word Akshaya is infinite (never ending) and Tritiya means third. On this day Lord Ganesha started to write Mahabharata listing to Veda Vyas. Akshaya Tritiya is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu, Goddess Lakshmi and Kubera. Akshaya Tritiya falling on a Rohini Nakshatra day with Wednesday is considered very auspicious. It is an auspicious day and also this day beived as birthday of Lord Parasurama who is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated by both Hindus and Jains.

Akshaya Tritiya 2017
Akshaya Tritiya 2017

About Akshaya Tritiya :

According to Hindu mythology Treta Yuga began on Akshaya Tritiya day. Akshaya Tritiya is believed to bring good luck and success. Most people purchase Gold because this day brings prosperity and more wealth in coming future. If people can't buy gold they can buy silver if not rice and granules is also auspicious. The new ventures and stating a new business will be started this day will be auspicious. Worshiping Lakshmi Devi on this day brings infinite wealth and happiness. Chanting mantras and doing yaga will bring more success in life. According to the purana poor Kuchela friend of Sri Krishna gain wealth on this day. Lord Vishnu married Lakshmi devi on this Akshaya Tritiya day. Because of this reason rahu kalam will not be seen on this day.

Significance of Akshaya Tritiya:

The significance of Akshaya Tritiya is Parsurama born on this day, Annapurna Devi born on this day and Sacred Ganga came to earth on this day because of bageratha tapassu. Adi Shankara recited the Kanaka Dhara Stotr on this day for the sake of the poor couple when he went for bhiksha.

On this auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya doing annadanam and vastradanam will be good. As Akshaya Tritiya occurs on summer mostly in April or May giving water for need also good on this Akshaya Tritiya day. The preyar of prahlad brought Lord Narsimha Swamy came out of piller and killed hrinyakasyap is happend on this Akshaya Tritiya day. Lord Naramsimha Swami will be seen on his nijarupam (Face is like varaham means Pig, body is like Man and tail like Lion) on the Akshaya Tritiya day in Simhachalam temple. It will be open from the early morning to evening.

The Followers of the Jain religion consider Akshaya Tritiiya to be a holy and supremely auspicious day. They worship Lord Adinetha, also known as Rishabhadeva.


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