Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej, one of the most significant days, is falling on Friday, May 14, 2021. According to Vedic astrology, it is celebrated on the third lunar day of the bright moon of Baisakh month. The day is considered an auspicious day for the new beginnings in life, including marriages.

Importance of marriage on Akshaya Tritiya

In the Sanskrit language, the word ‘Akshaya’ means ‘never diminishing’. It is believed that the benefits of yajna, havan, daan, and japa, remain with the person forever. It is said that the couples who get married on the day of Akshaya Tritiya are blessed with eternal prosperity and togetherness. This is because the sun and the moon stay in their most radiant phase, and as per astrologers, no shubh muhurat is needed on this day.

However, there are a lot of reasons as to why this day is considered the most auspicious one. Read on to know.

Why Is Akshaya Tritiya Good For Marriage?

Sade-Teen Muhurat
Akshaya Tritiya is one of the three auspicious lunar days, addressed as sade-teen muhurat, which are favourable for new beginnings. The three tithis of Gudi Padwa, Vijaya Dashmi and Akshaya Tritiya are auspicious all day, while a half tithi of Kartik Shukla Pratipada is considered auspicious for half day. These tithis require no muhurat, as the sun and the moon are at their radiant phase during this time. The time is highly auspicious for starting a new job, business or new life by tying the knot.

South Indian Legend

As per a South Indian legend, Goddess Madhura married God Sundaresha, an incarnation of Lord Shiva, on the day of Akshaya Tritiya. Thus, all couples who get married on this day are blessed with eternal love by the deities.

Lord’s Kubera’s Story

Goddess Maha Laxmi blessed lord Kubera with an immense amount of wealth due to his devotion and prayers. It is said that God themselves bless the couple getting married on this day and they don't face any financial problems

Position of the Sun and the Moon

On the day of Akshaya Tritiya, the Sun and the Moon are in their most radiant phase at the exalted position, which is considered highly beneficial astrologically.

Delayed Marriage

If you are facing a delay in marriage, Akshaya Tritiya is the perfect day to find solutions. Perform the following remedies on this day-

  • Donate a mud pot to a Lord Shiva temple.
  • Perform rudrabhishek for Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
  • Hold a coconut in your hands. With your favourite deity in mind, say your name and gotra and take seven rounds around a holy banyan tree. Then, leave the coconut beneath that tree to get rid of the obstacles in your marriage.
  • Consult an astrologer to get your kundali checked for doshas and perform associated Puja on the day of Akshaya Tritiya.
Check out some other things you should do on Akshaya Tritiya to get blessed with prosperity.

Mismatched Horoscopes

Even if your horoscopes didn’t match, you can get rid of all the negative impacts of a mismatched horoscope by getting married on Akshaya Tritiya. Your new life will be blessed with love, happiness and fortune. If you want to marry your love, and your kundalis are not matching – consider tying the knot on Akshaya Tritiya for a blissful married life.

Akshaya Tritiya 2021: Auspicious timings for Marriage

According to Drinkpanchang, the general Puja Muhurat is from 05:38 to 12:18 (Duration – 06 Hours 40 Mins).
Begins on May 14, 2021, at 05:38
Ends on May 15, 2021, at 07:59
Due to all these reasons, the tithi of Akshaya Tritiya witnesses several marriages every year. There is no need for a wedding muhurat on this day. Most wedding halls, vendors and other professionals are pre-booked with lots of business flowing in. Many people also organise community marriages (samuhik vivah) where dozens of couples get married at a single venue.

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