Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akti or Akha Teej, is a significant Hindu festival that is celebrated every year on the third day of the Hindu month of Vaisakha (April-May). The festival falls on a different date each year as per the Hindu calendar.
The term “Akshaya” means “eternal” or “never diminishing,” and “Tritiya” means “the third day.” The festival holds immense significance for Hindus as it is believed that any new beginnings or investments made on this day will bring prosperity, wealth, and success.
On this day, people perform various rituals and puja to seek the blessings of the gods and goddesses. Many people purchase gold or other valuables on this day as it is believed to bring good fortune and wealth. In some parts of India, people also donate food, clothes, and money to the needy.
Akshaya Tritiya 2023 Date: April 22, Saturday.
Tritiya Tithi Start: April 22, 2023 7:49 AM.
Tritiya Tithi Ends: April 23, 2023 7:47 AM.
Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat: April 22, 6:04 AM – April 22, 12:25 PM.
One of the significant rituals of Akshaya Tritiya is performing puja to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. The puja involves offering flowers, fruits, and sweets to the deities, followed by lighting diyas and incense sticks. The puja is performed with utmost devotion and sincerity to seek the blessings of the gods and goddesses.
Another significant ritual is taking a dip in holy rivers or visiting sacred places on this day. It is believed that taking a dip in holy rivers like Ganga, Yamuna, or Godavari can cleanse one’s sins and bring good fortune.
Overall, Akshaya Tritiya is a significant festival for Hindus, and people celebrate it with great enthusiasm and devotion. The festival reminds people to focus on making positive changes in their lives, investing in good deeds, and seeking the blessings of the gods and goddesses for a prosperous and fulfilling life.
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