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Akshay Tritiya

Ultimate Day of Giving and Being Blessed

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What is Akshay Tritiya ?

What is Akshay Tritiya ?

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Akshay Tritiya is the Ultimate Day of Giving and Being Blessed.  Akshaya means, “Imperishable” or “that which never diminishes”. It is said that even a slight amount of religious activity or devotional service rendered on that day grants inexhaustible benefit. Whatever services are offered to the supreme lord Krishna or his devotees on this day receives manifold eternal benefits. 


Significance of Akshay Tritiya

On this very auspicious day of "Akshay Tritiya" :

  • Lord Parashurama appeared on this day

  • River Ganges descended to Earth on this day

  • This day marks the beginning of Treta-yuga

  • Sudama visited Krishna at Dwaraka and got blessed

  • The Pandavas received Akshaya Patra from the Sun God

  • Vyasadeva started composing Mahabharata on this day

  • Candan-yatra begins

  • Adi Shankaracharya composed Kanakadhara Stotram on this day

  • Kubera received his wealth and position as custodian of wealth, and

  • Goddess Annapoorna Devi appeared on this day.

What to do

What to do on  Akshay Tritiya ?

Everyone should perform some devotional service on Akshay Tritiya by:​

  • Annadana – Distribute Prasadam
  • Donate Towards Charitable Causes

To make Donation to ISKCON Attapur, please visit:

To do Annadaan, please visit:

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