Gudi Padwa marks the beginning of the New Year, new month and new day, according to the lunisolar Hindu calender. It is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra month, when the Maharashtrian community celebrate the festival with zeal and fervor.
In other parts of India which is a multi-cultural nation, different people celebrate this auspicious day in different ways. It is celebrated as Ugadi (Karnataka), Cheti Chand (Sindh) and Chaitra Pratipada (Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh).
As per the Hindu mythology, Gudi Padwa was the day when Lord Brahma created the universe. Therefore, people around the country give importance to Gudi Padwa. The day begins with a ritual shower, followed by decorating the doorway with a toran and entrance with intricate rangoli designs, mango leaves and marigold flowers. A ‘gudi’ with a swastika-marked pot and silk cloth is tied right at the entrance of every house to mark this holy day. Maharashtrians consider this gudi as a symbol of prosperity and good luck. It is said to ward off evil and bring in positivity into the home.
Being one of the auspicious days, people like to buy new things like clothes, jewellery, electronics and even property. Many people consider this as an occasion to start a new venture or move into a new home, especially since it’s auspicious for performing rituals.
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