Tuesday, April 21, 2015

significance of akshay tritiya

Today 21st April 2015 is Akshay Trithiya

Significance of Akshay Tritiya

1 Lord Parashurama appeared on this day.

2 Ganges descen ded to Earth on this day.

3 This day marks the beginning of Treta-yuga.

4 Sudama visited Krishna at Dwaraka.

5 Pandavas received Akshaya Patra from Sund God.

6 Vyasadeva started composing Mahabharata on this day.

7 Adi Sankaracharya composed Kanakadhara Stotram on this day

8 Kubera received his wealth and position as custodian of wealth and It is said that Goddess Annapoorna Devi appeared on this day.

9 The construction of the charitos for Ratha Yatra begins on the day of Akshaya Tritiya.

10 In the temple of Kshira-chora Gopinatha (Remuna, Orissa) the Deities of Madana-mohana, Govinda and Gopinatha are smeared with sandalwood pulp on this auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya.