Akshaya Tritiya and Parshuram Jayanti being celebrated today

Akshaya Tritiya and Parshuram Jayanti is being celebrated all over the country today. People believe that the festival brings good luck and success. On this day, people pray to deities to seek blessings and begin ventures to bring good fortune. Many people also buy gold on this day.

Parshuram Jayanti is also being celebrated across the country today. Lord Parshuram is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu.  

In his Mann Ki Baat Programme on All India Radio, last month Prime Minister Narendra Modi had wished people on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya and Parshuram Jayanti.