Akshaya Tritiya also known as Akha Teej is said to be one the auspicious festival that falls on the third day of the Hindu month of Vaisakha. Akshaya Tritiya is being celebrated on Friday. On the ocassion of Akshaya Tritiya people keep fast for Lord Vishnu and pray for to god for their well being, health and wealth.
Akshaya Tritiya festival is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Parasurama, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu.Akshaya means eternal, and Tritiya means the third day. It is said that on this day Veda Vyas dictated the The Mahabharata to Lord Ganesha, upon his insistence.
Akshaya Tritiya is marked as one of the most auspicious day beacuse on this day wealth can be gained. This was the day when Lord Krishna gave the Akshaya Patra to Draupadi as well as to his friend Sudama. So the day is also associate with increases in wealth and buying gold means that it brings prosperity and more wealth in the future.
Here are the auspicious timings of Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat:
Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat is at 10:29 am to 12:36 am on April 28, 2017.
Auspicious time to buy Gold on Akshaya Tritiya:
Akshaya Tritiya Tithi Begins at 10:29 am on April 28, 2017.Akshaya Tritiya Tithi Ends at 06:55 am on on April 29, 2017.
Powerful mantras for increasing wealth on Akshaya Tritiya:
Chanting this powerful mantra seven times a day while worshiping Goddess Lakshmi will help you prosper:
OM MAHALAKSHMI CHAVIDHMAHE
VISHNU PATHNI CHA DHEEMAHI
TANNO LAKSHMI PRACHODAYAT.
Akshaya Tritiya is also considered as one of the auspicious timing for weddings in India. Couple who are getting married on this day doesn't have to wait for any shubh mahurat as the who day is considered shubh. It is also said that the sage, Veda Vyas, and Lord Ganesha began writing the epic Mahabharata on this day.