When is Akshaya Tritiya (अक्षय तृतीया) in 2017?


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If yes, you have come to the right place. Akshaya Tritiya (अक्षय तृतीया) in 2017 will be observed on Friday, 28th April.

As per Hindu calendar, Akshaya Tritiya (अक्षय तृतीया) is celebrated on third day of bright moon (Shukla paksha) of Vaishakha / Baisakh month.

Akshaya Tritiya (अक्षय तृतीया), also known as ‘Akha Teej’, is the most auspicious day in Hindu and Jain community of India. The day also marks the birth anniversary ‘Lord Parasurama’, who is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Another legend says that Akshaya Tritiya (अक्षय तृतीया) marks the day when Lord Ganesha and Rishi Ved Vyas started writing ‘Mahabharata’.Akshaya Tritiya (अक्षय तृतीया) is usually observed in late April or early May.

However, Akshaya Tritiya in 2017 will be observed on Friday, 28th April. The name of the festival describes the planetary position of Sun, Moon and Jupiter. On this day all three unanimously come under ‘Mrigshira Nakshatra’. Akshaya Tritiya is considered highly auspicious and is believed to bring lots of good luck and prosperity. It is also a day of eternal success and many people buy gold or property on this day.