Akshaya Tritiya will be celebrated today, the 13th.May this year.We all know the day is significant for the reason mentioned below.
In the Puranas, the holy Hindu scriptures, there is a story where Lord Veda
Vyasa once instructed Lord Ganesha to assist him composing the Mahabharata and Ganesha accepted this offer and it was on Akshya Tritiya, that Lord Vedavyasa along with Ganesha started writing the Mahabharata.
Also according to tradition the day of Akshaya Tritiya is famous
for the following reasons:
This day was the start of Krita Yuga.
Akshaya Tritiya is the day of lord Vishnu incarnated as Parshurama.
The Holiest River Ganga descended on earth on this holy day!
Sudama a childhood friend of Lord Krishna was blessed on this day
The Aradhana of Sri Vidyadhiraja Teertharu will fall on this day.
n.meera raghavendra rao