Mumbai, May 7: Today the whole country is celebrating, Akshay Tritiya or Akha Teej, a Hindu occasion that falls on the Lunar day (3rd Tithi) of Shukla Paksha of the Indian month of Vaisakha. Considered to be one of the luckiest days for Hindus, it has fallen on May 7 this year. As per the Hindu almanac, Akha Teej falling on a Rohini Nakshatra is even more auspicious.
The word ‘Akshaya’ means eternal in Sanskrit and ‘Tritiya’ means ‘third.' Also, this was the day when Lord Parshuram was born.
As per Hindu culture, one can perform any auspicious ceremony on this date. Events like marriage, housewarming, inaugurating a shop can be conducted on this day. It is believed that purchasing gold on Akshaya Tritiya brings prosperity and more wealth in the coming future.
PM Narendra Modi has greeted on this auspicious occasion by saying Greetings on the special occasion of Parshuram Jayanti. Bhagwan Parshuram personifies bravery and honesty. May the power of his ideas make our society more just and harmonious.
Also, PM Modi greeted on occasion of Bhagwan Basaveshwara Jayanti saying Paying homage to the venerable Bhagwan Basaveshwara on his Jayanti. An iconic thinker and pioneering social reformer, Bhagwan Basaveshwara worked throughout his life to make our society more inclusive. His emphasis on education and serving the poor continues to motivate millions.