What is the festival of Akshay Tritiya?

May 07, 2019, 06:21 AM

Akshay Tritiya  festival falls in the months of April and May, Sun and Moon are said to be at their planetary best, also known as Akha Teej.

This day marks the Birth anniversaries of Lord Parshurama (6th incarnation of Lord Vishnu) and Goddess Annapurna. Ganesh and Ved Vyas started writing Mahabharata on this day.

Krishna Bestowed Wealth on Sudama. It is said that the river Ganga descended from Heaven to Earth on this day. Kuber was blessed by Goddess Lakshmi and he was made treasurer of the Gods.

In Jainism- Lord Adinath (first Tirthankar's) celebration occurs on this day. 

Listen to the rituals associated with this festival in this episode of Chants of India by Sriram. 

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