Akshaya Tritiya is an auspicious festival that falls on the third day after Amavasi (no moon) in the Hindu month of Vaishakha.
The most popular legend associated with Akshaya Tritiya is that of Sudama visiting Lord Krishna with the hope of solving his poverty. On his visit, Sudama offered Lord Krishna the only thing he had at that time - a handful of rice. The moment Krishna tasted it, Sudama became rich overnight. It is also believed that Vyasa began writing the Mahabharata on this day.
People wait for Akshaya Trithiya to invest in gold and conduct Lakshmi puja in the presence of their family to bring in the good fortune.
May you find your life partner during this festival of prosperity and abundance.
Akshaya Tritiya in 2011 is on May 6th, in 2012 it is on March 23rd and in 2013 the festival is on April 11th.
Akshaya Tritiya is also known as Akha Teej
The word Akshaya means 'that which never diminishes'
It is believed all investments made on this day appreciate
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