What is Akshaya Tritiya 2021?

Akshaya Tritiya is an important auspicious day in the Hindu Calendar which people consider is the best day for purchasing Gold. Akshaya Tritiya is known by different names across different regions of the country. This difference is seen because of the difference in the language and culture that is present in the different parts of the country. Some of the popular aliases for Akshaya Tritiya are Akshaya Trutiya, Akha Teej and Akhatrij. But the most widely accepted and popularly used term for this auspicious day is Akshaya Tritiya.This phrase has its origins in Sanskrit with Akshaya meaning eternal or never ending source of success, happiness and wealth while Tritiya means the third. As stated earlier this day is believed to be the most auspicious day for purchasing gold as people believe that by buying Gold on this day they will be blessed with an unending supply of wealth, happiness and success. Generally the Akshaya Tritiya 2021 date and time is calculated based on the movements of the moon and Hindu calendar. Akshaya Tritiya is generally observed during the month of Vaisakha. The Lunar day of Shukla Paksha is the day that is generally celebrated as the Akshaya Tritiya date 2021. 

When is Akshaya Tritiya?

Just like how the general public follow the Gregorian calendar the Hindus follow a Hindu calendar that has all the details regarding when is which auspicious day and as stated earlier Akshaya Tritiya 2021 date and time is calculated based on the movements of the moon and this Hindu calendar. Akshaya Tritiya 2021 date falls on the Lunar day of Shukla Paksha in the Hindu month of Vaisakha which usually falls during the month of April and May according to the Gregorian Calendar. 

Akshaya Tritiya 2021 Kab Hai? This year Akshaya Tritiya 2021 date falls on 14th May 2021. The auspicious timing of Akshaya Tritiya begins on 14th May 2021 and ends on 15th May 2021. The Muhurat timing for Akshaya Tritiya Puja is given below

  • Tritiya Tithi Begins – May 14, 2021, at 05:38

  • Tritiya Tithi Ends – May 15, 2021, at 07:59

This is the general Akshaya Tritiya 2021 date and time for performing Puja but the time differs for different cities. This difference is in accordance with the culture that is prevalent in that state/ city. Listed below are the individual timings of these cities  

  Akshaya Tritiya 2021 Puja Timings

City/ State  Puja Timings
Pune 06:01 AM to 12:31 PM 
New Delhi 05:38 AM to 12:18 PM 
Chennai      05:44 AM to 12:05 PM 
Jaipur   05:40 AM to 12:23 PM 
Hyderabad  05:44 AM to 12:12 PM 
 Gurgaon 05:38 AM to 12:18 PM 
Chandigarh  05:38 AM to 12:19 PM 
Kolkata  04:56 AM to 07:59 AM 
Mumbai  06:04 AM to 12:35 PM 
Bengaluru  05:55 AM to 12:16 PM 
Ahmedabad  05:59 AM to 12:36 PM  
Noida  05:38 AM to 12:17 PM 

These are the timings for the Puja that should be done during the Akshaya Tritiya. There are also auspicious timings for buying Gold as buying during these times is believed to bring those who buy prosperity. 

  • Tritiya Gold Purchase Timings Begin – 05:38 AM on May 14, 2021

  • Tritiya Gold Purchase Timings Ends – 05:25 AM on May 15, 2021

These are the expected dates and timing that is subject to change as these dates are calculated based on the moon. Keep referring to the website to know if there are any changes in these dates and times.  

Akshaya Tritiya Meaning And Significance 

Akshyaya Tritiya is a sanskrit phrase with Akshaya meaning never ending or eternal and Tritiya meaning the third. This day has a number of legends and beliefs behind it that people believe are the reason why this day is auspicious. The most commonly spoken about history is that the Akshaya Tritiya is the day on which the 6th incarnation of Lord Vishnu Parashurama Jayanti’s Birthday falls on. But sometimes the birthday comes a day earlier. There is also another great legendary story that revolves around this auspicious day Akshyaya Tritiya wherein Krishna tells the story of a poor man to Yudhishthir  to make him understand what the Akshaya Tritiya is all about. There once lived a poor man who was very virtuous and pious. He had heard from a sage that performing the Akshaya Tritiya Vritha will get him out of poverty. Therefore he observed religiously and piously all the rituals that were required of him for the Akshaya Tritiya Vritha. Because of this in his next birth he became the king of Kushavati. This is the significance and importance of  Akshaya Tritiya and following the rituals of Akshaya Tritiya 2021. 

What To Do On Akshaya Tritiya?

There are a number of rituals and practises that can be followed during the Akshaya Tritiya that would bring people the prosperity and wellness that they seek. Listed below are some of the major rituals that can be observed.

  • Devotees should perform puja and offer yellow clothes to Lord Vishnu along with incense sticks, sandalwood paste, basil leaves and flowers. 

  • Along with this Puja devotees can also recite the Vishnu Sahasranama and Vishnu Chalisa

  • Bathing in the Ganges is also something that the devotees can partake in. 

  • Singing the Aarti of Lord Vishnu is also advised especially at the end of the day. 

  •  Along with all this, making donations or offering food to the needy people is highly recommended. 

Happy Akshaya Tritiya Images

Devout Devotees wish each other on this auspicious day. There are a number of Akshaya Tritiya wishes that can be used to wish happy Akshaya Tritiya. Listed below are some of these wishes accompanied by Akshaya Tritiya images to make this wish even more beautiful and meaningful. You can use these wishes to wish your loved ones happy Akshaya Tritiya.

May Lord Vishnu Bless You with Wealth and Prosperity on the Occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.

May this Akshaya Tritiya bless you with opulence and prosperity. Here’s hoping happiness comes to your steps. Wishing a bright future in your life.


May god shower his blessings on you always. Have a wonderful Akshaya Tritiya.


May all your dreams come true on this day of Akshaya Tritiya. Have a great life ahead


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