Akshaya Tritiya also referred as Akha Teej is one of the most auspicious days of the Hindu Calendar. It is celebrated in most parts of India including Bengal, Orissa and other places of the country. Akshaya Tritiya falls on the third day of the bright half of the lunar month of Vaisakha of the traditional Hindu Calendar. The word Akshaya, a Sanskrit word, means “that which never diminishes” and the day is believed to bring good luck and success. In 2011, the date of Akshaya Tritiya is May6, Friday.