Akshaya Tritiya is one of the auspicious days celebrated by the Hindus. It is believed that any work carried out on this day becomes successful. The day symbolises good luck, success and fortune.
Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated on the third day of the Shukla paksha of the month of Vaisakh. This day is also known as ‘Akha Teej’.
Akshaya Tritiya 2022 Date: May 3, Tuesday.
Tritiya Tithi Start: May 03, 2022 5:19 AM.
Tritiya Tithi Ends: May 04, 2022 7:33 AM.
Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat: May 03, 5:56 AM – May 03, 12:23 PM.
Rituals: Devotees of Lord Vishnu keep fast on this day and worship the deity. Charity is done by distributing rice, salt, ghee, vegetables, fruits and clothes among the poor.
In the eastern part of India, this day marks the first ploughing day for the upcoming harvest season.
Businessmen worship Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi before starting new audit book for the next financial year.
People buy gold jewellery on this day as gold symbolises fortune and wealth.
Weddings are also planned on this day. The day is considered suitable for starting new business and construction work.
Taking bath in holy rivers is also a part of rituals on this day.
Devotees of lord Krishna embalm the deity with sandalwood paste on this day.