Today 21st April 2015 is Akshay Trithiya
Significance of Akshay Tritiya
1⃣ Lord Parashurama appeared on this day.
2⃣ Ganges descended to Earth on this day.
3⃣ This day marks the beginning of Treta-yuga.
4⃣ Sudama visited Krishna at Dwaraka.
5⃣ Pandavas received Akshaya Patra from Sund God.
6⃣ Vyasadeva started composing Mahabharata on this day.
7⃣ Adi Sankaracharya composed Kanakadhara Stotram on this day
8⃣ Kubera received his wealth and position as custodian of wealth and It is said that Goddess Annapoorna Devi appeared on this day.
9⃣ The construction of the charitos for Ratha Yatra begins on the day of Akshaya Tritiya.
🔟 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.
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