Akshaya Tritiya 2021: Akshaya Tritiya will be celebrated on Friday, May 14 this year. Hindus consider the day to be very auspicious and holy.
The Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi of the Vaishakha month is observed as Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej. People believe that Akshaya Tritiya brings good luck, success and happiness because the word Akshaya means never diminishing.
Any Japa, Yajna, Pitra-Tarpan, Dan-Punya performed on this day never diminish and stays forever, according to beliefs. Hindu mythology says Treta Yuga started on Akshaya Tritiya.
This day is considered as highly auspicious to buy gold and doing so brings prosperity and wealth to the family. Hence, it is said that if a person purchases gold on Akshaya Tritiya, the yellow metal never diminishes and stays with the person and brings wealth.
Akshay Tritiya, Yugadi and Vijaya Dashami are the most auspicious times to undertake new tasks, according to Hindu scriptures.
Akshay Tritiya 2021: Tithi and timings
Akshaya Tritiya 2021 Tithi begins Friday, May 14 at 5:38 am and continues till Saturday, May 15 at 7:59 am. Puja Muhurat occurs on May 14 between 5:38 am and 12:18 pm. Although the day itself is very auspicious for buying gold but people believe that certain periods will bring the favorable result.