Akshaya Tritiya is an auspicious and popular Hindu festival celebrated in Odisha . It’s also known as Akha Teej. As per Hinduism and Jainism, this day is the most blessed day of the year.
For Lord Vishnu, people keep fast on this day. Whole day people pray to god for their children’s happiness and health. Akshaya Tritiya day is ruled by God Vishnu who is the preserver God in the Hindu Trinity. According to Hindu mythology Treta Yuga began on Akshaya Tritiya day.
Usually Akshaya Tritiya and Parashurama Jayanti, birthday anniversary of 6th incarnation of Lord Vishnu, falls on the same day but depending on staring time of Tritiya Tithi Parashurama Jayanti might fall one day before Akshaya Tritiya day.
Wealth can be gained on this day because, on this day, 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.
This is believed to bring good luck and success. Most people purchase Gold on this day as it is believed that buying Gold on Akshaya Tritiya brings prosperity and more wealth in coming future. Being Akshaya day it is believed that Gold, bought on this day, will never diminish and would continue to grow or appreciate.
Vedic astrologers also consider Askshay Tritiya an auspicious day free from all malefic effects. As per Hindu Electional Astrology three lunar days, Yugadi, Akshaya Tritiya and Vijay Dashami don’t need any Muhurta to start or perform any auspicious work as these three days are free from all malefic effects.