May 29 2023

Gudi Padwa will be celebrated by natives of Maharashtra and Goa

Gudi Padwa will be celebrated by natives of Maharashtra and Goa

Gudi Padwa is a festival which occurs in march or april (spring-time) that marks the traditional new year for Marathi and a tribe of konkani Hindus. It is celebrated in and near Maharashtra and Goa on the first day of the Chaitra month to mark the beginning of the New year according to the Panchanga. The word padava or padavo comes from the Sanskrit word pratipada which refers to the first day of a lunar fortnight. The festival is celebrated with colourful floor decorations called rangoli, a special Gudhi flag (garlanded with flowers, mango and neem leaves, topped with silver or copper vessel), street processions, dancing and festive foods.


This year gudi padwa will be celebrated by natives of maharashtra and goa on 13 April, 2021.


This year pratipada tithi will start at 8:00 pm on 12 April, 2021.

And it will end at 10:16 pm on 13 Aoril, 2021.


1.Mango leaves,

2.Some Neem leaves,

3.A kalash of copper,

4.An unused saree,

5.A pinch of turmeric,








13.Rangoli colors,

14.Raw rice.

On Gudi padwa,different customs occur which starts before sunrise and proceeds for the duration of the day. Devotees in the first part of the day, clean up by applying oil to their bodies. Ladies clean their homes and decorate the passageways with mango leaves and delightful blossoms. In towns, individuals used to mortar their homes with cow-dung. As cow-dung is considered pure by people in different religions who does pooja of cow and call her their mother.

And devotees pray in front of love Lord Brahma and afterward spread out Gudi. Accordingly, it is accepted that with Gudi lifting, devotees can have direct contact with Lord Vishnu. 

The celebration of Gudi Padwa is praised in Maharashtra just as Goa and Kerala. Here it is known as 'Samvatsar Padvo'. In Karnataka, the celebration is called as the Yugadi. It is additionally called Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, 'Navreh' in Kashmir, 'Sajibu Nongma Panba' or 'Meitei Cheiraoba' in Manipur.


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