Akshaya Tritiya 2023 Date: Every year the festival of Akshaya Tritiya (Akha Teej) is celebrated on the Tritiya Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh month. Akshay means unending happiness, which does not decay, eternal, success and Tritiya means ‘third’. This year the festival of Akshaya Tritiya will be celebrated on 22 April 2023. It is said that Lord Parshuram, Nar-Narayan and Hayagriva were incarnated on this day. From the religious point of view, the day of Akshaya Tritiya is considered as auspicious as Dhanteras and Diwali. Auspicious and valuable things are bought on this day. In Puranas, many reasons have been told behind celebrating Akshaya Tritiya Tithi like a festival. Let’s know Due to which 5 big reasons, the festival of Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated.
Why is Akshaya Tritiya celebrated? (Akshaya Tritiya Interesting Facts)
The beginning of many eras
According to Bhavishya Purana, Satyuga, Treta and Kaliyuga started on Akshaya Tritiya Tithi and Dwapar Yuga also ended on this date. In Satyuga, Lord Vishnu incarnated as Matsya, Hayagriva, Kurma, Varaha and Narasimha, while in Tretayuga, to achieve the victory of Dharma over Adharma. Lord Vishnu incarnated as Vamana, Parashurama and Lord Shriram. In such a situation, those who worship the Parshuram avatar of Shri Hari on the day of Akshaya Tritiya sometimes get the blessings of the ancestors and the blessings received on this day are considered very fruitful.
Mother Ganga came to earth
According to Puranas, King Bhagirath had done severe penance for thousands of years to bring Mother Ganga to earth. Due to the blessings of Lord Shiva and the successful penance of King Bhagirath, Mother Ganga descended on the earth on Akshaya Tritiya. It is said that by taking a bath in the Ganges on this day the sins of the past seven births are washed away and the person attains happiness.
Darshan of Badrinarayan and Banke Bihari ji
On the day of Akshaya Tritiya, the doors of Lord Shri Badrinarayan, one of the Char Dham, open. Along with this, the feet of Shri Bihari ji are shown in Mathura, the feet of Banke Bihari ji are covered with clothes throughout the year. It is said that whoever sees his feet on this day gets a place in heaven.
The birth day of Maa Annapurna and the attainment of Akshaya Patra
According to Puranas, Mother Annapurna, who is considered to be the giver of food, was also born on the day of Akshaya Tritiya. It is believed that one who worships Maa Annapurna and donates money and food on this day, his stores never get empty. According to the legend, Yudhishthira got the Akshaya Patra on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya. Its importance is that this vessel never becomes empty. This is the reason why farmers start plowing the field from Akshaya Tritiya.
Start of writing Mahabharata
Mahabharata has been given the noun of the fifth Veda. Maharishi Vedvyas started writing Mahabharata from the day of Akshaya Tritiya itself. The Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta is contained in the Mahabharata itself. It is said that one who recites the 18th chapter of Gita on this day never becomes a sufferer of sorrow and poverty in life.
Donation will give renewable fruit
It has been said about Akshaya Tritiya that the donation made on this day is not spent, that is, the amount you donate gets deposited in your supernatural fund many times. It is said that those who do charity work on this day do not have to be punished by Yamraj after death.
Akshaya Tritiya 2023 Muhurat (Akshaya Tritiya 2023 Muhurat)
Vaishakh Shukla Tritiya date starts – 22 April 2023, 07.49 am
Vaishakh Shukla Tritiya date ends – 23 April 2023, 07.47 am
- Puja Muhurta – 07.49 am – 12.20 noon (22 April 2023)
- Time to buy gold – 22 April 2023, 07.49 am – 23 April 2023, 07.47 am
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