One of the utmost festivals and holy days in the Hindu religion is AkshayaTritiya which is also referred to as Akha Teej. It falls on the third day of the Hindu month of Vaishakha and it believed that on this day the Sun & Moon are both at the peak of their brightness. Therefore the day is considered as the bright and lucky day for Hindus. Being amidst the sacred days in the Hindu tradition and culture, it is the prefect occasion for the new beginnings, new purchases, etc. The Akshaya Tritiya 2017 Date falls on 28th April 2017. Check out the Akshaya Tritiya Puja timings and Akshaya Tritiya Puja Vidhi from here.
The word Akshaya means “Eternal” in Sanskrit. According to the Mahabharata, Lord Krishna presented the ‘Akshaya Patra‘ to the Pandavas while on their exile on this day. He blessed them with the bowl which would continue to produce an unlimited amount of food that would never leave them hungry. It is on this day that Kubera worshipped Goddess Lakshmi and thus was assigned the job of being the treasurer of Gods. People perform pooja according to the Akshaya Tritiya Puja Vidhi on this day.
Akshaya Tritiya Puja Timings
- Muhurat from 10:29 to 12:18
- Duration = 1 Hour 49 Mins
Most of the people usually purchase the new Homes or Houses on the day of Akshaya Tritiya. They perform Griha Pravesh Puja, Vastu Shanti Puja & Havan in the new Home which believes that it brings prosperity, eternity, spirituality and holiness in the house. People perform Ganesh Puja for a good beginning and Laxmi Puja for a successful & fortunate start compulsory on this day. It is an auspicious & prosperous day and one of the most apt days to start a new Business.
Auspicious time to buy Gold
- Tritiya Tithi Begins = 10:29 on 28th April 2017
- Tritiya Tithi Ends = 06:55 on 29th April 2017
Appeasing Lord Vishnu on this day of holy value is considered to shower blessings of well-being, opulence and success. Perform a Satyanarayan Puja and Vishnu Sahasranamam to bestow Lord Vishnu’s blessing upon you and also on your family. Akshaya Tritiya is a Shubh Muhurat and is free from all malefic effects, and thus it is an ideal day to get married by performing a Wedding Puja or getting engaged by performing an Engagement Puja. The Akshaya Tritiya 2017 date is on 28th April i.e., on Friday.