Ugadi (Gudi Padwa) 2019 Date in India: Ugadi, which falls on April 6 this year, is a mix of two Sanskrit words – 'yug' and 'aadi', is also celebrated as Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra, Thapna in Rajasthan, and Sajibu Cheiraoba in Manipur.
Happy Gudi Padwa 2018: As many as 70 artists put their efforts for whopping nine hours to create an enormous Rangoli spreading across 18,000 sq. ft. For the intricate and vibrant artwork, more than 900kg of powdered colour was used to create it.
Gudi Padwa is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month from the Hindu lunisolar calendar, and is considered an extremely auspicious day for any new beginning or new venture. Here is all that you need to know regarding the history, significance, date, muhurat, puja and vidhi for the festival this year.
The Telugu and Kannada new year festival Ugadi, which is also known as Yugadi, is a festival of utmost importance and is celebrated with vigour and devotion. This year Ugadi will be celebrated on March 18. Scroll down for puja timings and mantra.
Hundreds of people in Mumbai took part in ‘shobha yatra’ on Sunday to celebrate Gudi Padwa, a festival that marks the beginning of the new year according to the Hindu calendar and is celebrated in and around Maharashtra. Dressed in traditional attire people sing and dance with dhol tashas along with lezim.