Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akti or Akha Teej, is the annual spring time festival of the Jains and Hindus. It is an auspicious day that signifies unending prosperity. On this day, investments and buying gold is considered to bring luck. This year, Akshaya Tritiya is being celebrated on May 7 and gold jewellers across the country have lined up enticing discounts for the customers. Here is a collection of illustrations paying homage to the legends closely connected to the festival.