Akshaya Trutiya, When is Akshaya Tritiya in 2015?, Akshaya Tritiya 2015, Akshaya Tritiya Date, Akha Teej, Akha Teej date
Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Tritiya in the hindu lunar month of Vaishaka. This year, Akshaya Tritiya celebrated on Tuesday, 21st April 2015.
Akshaya in Sanskrit mean the one that never diminishes or ends. It is infinite. So Akshaya Tritiya is the day, when one would get infinite Punya or virtue in return for doing any homam, Tapa, japa etc.Lord Vishnu is considered to be the ruler of this day and would bless the devotees with infinite Punya or Akshaya in return of Japa, Daana etc done by the devotees.
In these days Purcahsing of Gold is a common practice on Akshaya Tritiya. It is believed that by buying Gold on Akshaya Tritiya, the Gold would never decrease, but keeps growing. Thus making the person rich and prosperous. All the Gold shops are full with customers trying to buy at least a gram or even lesser amount of Gold.Akshaya Tritiya is believed to be the day to start any new work and a success is guaranteed.
Akshaya Tritiya is also called as Akha Teej and Navanna Parvam. Treta Yuga is believed to have started on Akshaya Tritiya. Lord Kubera is also got the power over the money on this day. It is also the day that river Ganga descended to the earth and the Birth day of Goddess Annapurna. There is also a legend about Lord krishna and Sudhama for Akshaya Tritiya day.