Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej 2021 : Akshaya Tritiya is a festival celebrated by the Hindus and the Jains. It is observed on the third lunar day of the Shukla Paksha of the Hindu month Vaishakha. This spring time festival is also known as “Akti” or “Akha Teej”. It is an auspicious festival celebrated in the regions of India and Nepal. The date of the festival varies from year to year which is according to the lunisolar Hindu calendar and it generally falls in the month of April or May according to the Gregorian calendar.
The word Akshaya means “never ending” in regards of “prosperity, hope, joy and success” and the word Tritiya means “the third appearance of the moon”.
Akshaya Tritiya 2021
This auspicious day is considered very sacred as it is believed that praying whole heartedly fulfils ones all the wishes. Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi are worshipped on this day. This forefronts the way towards happiness and prosperity in life. Parshuram Jayanti falls on the same day as of Akshaya Tritiya. It is said that Lord Parshuram was born on this day and he is considered as the sixth personification of Lord Vishnu. It is supposed and assumed that Satyuga and Tretayuga began from the day of Akshaya Tritiya. Along with this credence is given to the thought that Dwarpara Yuga came to an end on this day itself as this day symbolizes fortune gains.
Akha Teej 2021
The day of Akha Teej is considered to bring good luck and success in people’s life. It is contemplated as an ever-lasting ‘third’ (Tritiya) day of never shrinking perception of happiness, success and joy. Akshaya Tritiya is a blessed and a holy day to perform Japa, Yagna, Pitra-Tarpan, Dan-Punya (Charity) and the benefits from these rituals are said to stay forever with the person. Commencement of any good deed such as Marriage, shop openings, new business ventures, construction work, long journeys or any other such stuffs on this very day is said to emerge victorious forever.
Akshaya Tritiya 2021 Date & Time
In Hinduism, festivals carry an extraordinary weightiness. The festival of Akshaya Tritiya is also one of the most propitious day as the belief says that buying gold on this day brings happiness, prosperity and more wealth in the future days and by doing this one accomplishes endless dignity.
This year Akshaya Tritiya falls on 14th of May, 2021, Friday. The auspicious time to pray and have puja is from 05:38 AM to 12:18 PM, that is, 6 hours 40 minutes of total duration. The start date and time of Tritiya is on 14th of May, 2021 at 05:38 AM and it will end on 15th of May, 2021 at 07:59 AM. The timings of purchasing gold is from 05:38 AM on May 14th to 05:30 AM on May 15th.
Akshaya Tritiya significance
This holy day of Akshaya Tritiya is connected with many stories. One of them being that, it is said, the holy river of India, The Ganges came to Earth on this day to purify humanity and the human kind. The other two instances are related with Lord Krishna. It is said that Lord Krishna rewarded his friend Sudama with wealth and riches on this very day. Second story says that, Lord Krishna turned an empty pot of rice of the Pandavas into an Akshaya Patra meaning never ending vessel for feeding the saints. The more the food was taken out from that vessel, the more it used to get filled up.
In these regards, people buy gold and silver which is believed to grow. The people also make charity on this day with the belief that no one should leave hungry from their home any day.
Akha Teej Benefits
Performing the Akha Teej puja at home is believed to bestow one with longevity, health, wealth, riches, prosperity, success etc. which would be never ending and eternal. The house will be blooming with continuous flow of resources which will help in overcoming all the hurdles of life and lead one towards progress and development. Even at offices, the Akha Teej puja is performed for dispelling all the barriers that come in between business developments and pave way for more profits and new ventures.
Akshaya Tritiya Puja Vidhi
One should wake up early on Akshaya Tritiya and firstly take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganga which is considered to be very auspicious. Prayers and pujas are offered to God Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. Some people even perform Lakshmi Narayan Puja on this day. The Lords are beautifully dressed up and chandan tilak is applied. Holy mantras of Lord Ganesh, Mahavishnu and Mahalakshmi are chanted. A special dish with milk, rice and chana dal is prepared and offered to the Lords. Apart from this any satvik bhog can be prepared and offered to the Gods. Last but not the least, Aarti is performed and the Prasad is distributed among all the attendees and family members.
5 Facts about Akshaya Tritiya & Akha Teej
This festival of Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej is believed to bring numerous everlasting prosperity in one’s life. It is accepted as a truth that the Sun and the Moon are at their planetary best on this day. The mythology and the ancient history marks a lot of important incidents on this day. These facts are lesser known facts. Hence, one should go through this to be aware.
- Lord Ganesha and Ved Vyasa started writing the epic Mahabharata on this day.
- Goddess Annapurna was born on this day.
- It is the day when Sudama offered Aval to Lord Krishna, who in turn blessed him with bountiful wealth and happiness.
- According to the Mahabharata, on this day Lord Krishna presented the ‘Akshaya Patra’ to the pandavas while on their exile. He blessed them with this bowl that would continue to produce unlimited amount of food that would never leave them hungry.
- On this day, the River Ganges descended from the heaven on earth.
- It is on this day that King Kuber worshipped Goddess Lakshmi and thus was assigned the job of being the treasurer of Gods.
- In Jainism, this day is celebrated to commemorate Lord Adinatha, their first God.
- The Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, is considered to make the Lords Feet visible only and only on Akshaya Tritiya Day to the devotees.
Happy Akshaya Tritiya 2021 Wishes for Friends & Family
Akshaya Tritiya is a day of opportune that changes the lines of destiny. It is believed that King Kuber worshipped Goddess Lakshmi on this day and the Goddess blessed him and granted him with lots of wealth and prosperity. As all of us celebrate this favourable day of Akshaya Tritiya, here are some quotes, wishes and messages to be shared with your family and friends and greet them for good luck and fortune.
- May Lord blesses you on this auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya, and May it be a new beginning of greater prosperity, success and happiness. Greetings on Akshaya Tritiya
- Sanskrit word Akshaya means one that never diminishes. May this day of Akshaya Tritiya you good luck and success which never diminishes. Happy Akshaya Tritiya
- May this Akshaya Tritiya, light up for you – The hopes of times and dreams for a year full of smiles!
- Wishing you not just a day but a lifetime of eternal fortune and prosperity. Happy Akshaya Tritiya
- Good Health, loads of wealth and prosperity in abundance, I am wishing you all the three things to you this Akshaya Tritiya
People Also Ask
- What is special about Akshaya Tritiya?
This day of Akshaya Tritiya is considered exceptional and unusual because of its signifying meaning, that is, third day of “unending prosperity”.
- What should we do for Akshaya Tritiya?
The first and the foremost stuff is to make charity on this day. A helping hand to the needy with foods, clothes, money etc. is considered very sacred on this very day. Another important thing is to worship God Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi on this day with pure heart and this in return is believed that the Lord provides us with eternal prosperity and success.
- Which God is worshipped on Akshaya Tritiya?
Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi are worshipped on this day. The prayers and good deeds on this day provides with manifold results and the Lord blesses the devotees with stable everlasting wealth.
- What Puja is done on Akshaya Tritiya?
Akshaya Tritiya puja is performed on this day worshipping Lord Ganesha, Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu and Lord Kuber.
Like Akshaya Tritiya has a trend of buying gold, every festival has a particular celebration. The thing we people need to understand is that, all that we are today is absolutely nothing. One day we all will leave the world and also leave what we have in the world. The body gets destroyed but the spirit is alive. Nothing is impossible in life. Along with spiritual glorification, material things can also flow which is the essence of this story.
A very Happy Akshaya Tritiya to everyone reading the material and make your friends and families aware of the rituals and celebrations of this day to create spirituality and happiness on this beautiful planet Earth. Happy Akshaya Tritiya 2021 Wishes from out team to your family & friends.