Akshaya Tritiya is also known as Akha Teej. It is a holiday for hindus and jains. It falls on the third Tithi (lunar day) of Bright Half (Shukla Paksha) of the pan-Indian month of Vaishakha. Akshay Tritiya is one of the most important day for Hindus. It is an auspicious day of the birthday of Lord Parasurama. Lord Parasurama is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. On this day Veda Vyas and Lord Ganesha began to write Mahabharata.
On this year, Akshaya Tritiya will come on 9th May 2016, Monday. The word “Akshaya” means the never diminishing in Sanskrit and the day to believed to bring good luck and success. Akshaya Tritiya is considered auspicious for starting new ventures. The legend is that any venture initiated on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya continues to grow and bring prosperity. Hence, new ventures, like starting a business, construction, etc. is performed on Akshaya Tritiya.
Akha Teej 2016 Date :
9th May 2016, Monday
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