Akshaya Tritiya also known as Akha Teej is an auspicious day as per Hindu scriptures. On the day of the festival, Lord Vishnu, Lord Ganesha, and Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped. The day is considered as one of the best days when it comes to starting something new. People buy precious metals like gold, silver on the occasion as it is believed to bring prosperity and good luck to the family. On the occasion, people also pay their respect to those who are no longer with them.
Akshaya Tithi 2021 Date
|14 May 2021||Friday|
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Date and Time of Akshaya Tritiya 2021
In 2021, Akshaya Tritiya will be celebrated on 14 May. The muhurat of the festival starts at 5:38 am and ends at 12:18 pm, The Tritiya Tithi begins at 5:30 am on 14 May and ends at 7:59 am on 15 May.
Akshaya Tithi Dates for the next five years
|3 May 2022||Tuesday|
|23 April 2023||Sunday|
|10 May 2024||Friday|
|30 April 2025||Wednesday|
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Significance of Akshaya Tritiya
According to Hindu mythology, the Treta Yuga began on the day of Akshaya Tritiya. As per the Hindu calendar, the festival is celebrated during the Shukla Paksha Tritiya in the month of Vaisakha. The meaning of the word ‘Akshaya’ in Sanskrit is endless and as such Akshaya Tritiya is believed to bring good luck.
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Celebrations of Akshaya Tritiya
On the occasion of the festival, people clean their houses. Pujas and Yajna are performed for luck, prosperity, and good health of the all loved ones. Doing charity is also an important part of the day and as such food, clothes and other items are distributed among the poor and needy people.