Akha Teej Puja Vidhi and Vrat Katha - Know The Story Behind Akha Teej Celebration

Akha Teej or Akshaya Tritya is known as Tritiya Tithi of Shukla Paksha in Vaishakh month. According to the mythological texts, the outcomes of whatever auspicious task/work is done on this day. That is why it is called Akha Teej. Though Shukla Paksha Tritiya is auspicious for all twelve months, the date of Vaishakh month is considered as Swayamsiddh Muhurta.
Akha Teej Puja Vidhi and Akha Teej Vrat Katha
In Hinduism, Akshaya Tritiya is taken into account as Abuja Muhurta and this is recognized because of the best-known date. consistent with mythological beliefs, Lord Parashuram, the sixth avatar of Vishnu, was also born on Tritiya of Baisakh duration. it's celebrated as Parashuram Jayanti. In the Treta Yug, it is additionally considered to be the start of today. aside from Parashurama, the Nara-Narayan incarnation of Lord Vishnu also appeared. At an equivalent time, Tretayug had started from the top of Satyuga. Sudamaji also collected rice from Lord Krishna on the day of Akshaya Tritiya and it had been through this that his poverty was eradicated forever.

Akha Teej also has special significance because of the best-known muhurat. it's believed that today any auspicious and auspicious work like marriage, house-entry, purchase of garments ornaments or purchase of a house, plot, vehicle, etc. are often avoided seeing any almanac. New clothes, It is considered best to wear jewelry, etc. and to establish or inaugurate a new institution, society, etc it's written in Puranas that the tarpan and Pind Daan or any quite donation made to the ancestors on today, provides continuous fruit. On today, all offenses are pull down by bathing the Ganges and worshiping God. 

Even chanting, austerity, havan, swadhyaya, and charity done on this day also become renewable. If this occasion comes on Monday and Rohini Nakshatra, then the offerings made on this day, the results of chanting and meditation increase greatly. Aside from this, if this Tritiya begins before midday and lasts till Pradosh time, then it is considered very good. 

It is also believed that on this day, if a person prays for forgiveness from God with a genuine mind of unintentional crimes committed by him or by his people, then God forgives his sins and gives him virtue, so today There is also the tradition of offering fortunes at the feet of God forever and asking for the blessings of virtues from him.

Akha Teej Puja Vidhi: Method of Worship 


On this day, get up in Brahma Muhurta and after bathing with holy water, take Ganga water and take a bath.

After this, install the idol of Vishnu and Maa Lakshmi at the place of worship of the house or any holy place. 

If you want to keep the fast, then pledge it. Get the statue of Lord Vishnu and Mother Lakshmi bathed with panchamras.

Wear a garland made of sunflowers. Then offer wheat sattu, cucumber. 

If possible, recite Vishnu Sahasranama and Sri Sukta on this day. Finally, offer water to Tulsi and perform aarti and donate it to Brahmins. 

There is a law to buy gold or silver jewelry on Akha Teej. 

Many people bring the Charan Paduka of Lakshmi of gold or silver to the house on Barkat on this day and worship it regularly. 

On this day, donating fruits, flowers, utensils, garments, cow, land, water-filled pitches, axes, fans, khutuns, rice, salt, ghee, melon, sugar, greens, etc. is considered auspicious.

Akha Teej Vrat Katha: Story of AKsha Teej


According to the Bhavishya Purana, there lived a Vaishya named Dharmadasa in Shakal Nagar. Dharmadas was very spiritual by nature, who used to worship deities and Brahmins. One day Dharmadasa heard about Akha Teej that 'On the Tritiya Tithi of Vaishakh Shukla, the worship of the gods and the donation given to the Brahmins becomes Akshay.' Hearing this, Vaishya offered his ancestors by bathing the Ganges on the day of Akha Teej. 

After bathing, after going home, worshiping the gods and goddesses in law, donated food, sattu, curd, gram, wheat, jaggery, reed, Khand, etc. to the Brahmins. Dharmadas's wife, he used to refuse her again and again, but Dharmadas used to donate to Akha Teej. Sometime later Dharmadas died. 

After some time, he was reborn as the king of the Kushavati town of Dwarka. It is said that Dharmadasa got Raja Yoga only due to the effect of donations made in his previous birth. Many stories related to Akha Teej are popular among the people.
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