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Gudi Padwa 2016
 

About 2016 Gudi Padwa 2016

Gudi Padwa or Samvatsar Padvo 
8th April, 2016 (Friday)
  

2016 Gudi Padwa, Samvatsar Padvo, Gudi Padwa 2016 Date – Marathi New Year 2016

Marathi Vikram Samvat 2073 Begins

 
Pratipada Tithi Begins = 11:23 on 7/Apr/2016
Pratipada Tithi Ends = 07:35 on 8/Apr/2016
 
Gudi Padwa 2016
 
Gudi Padwa or Ugadi or Samvatsar Padvo or Marathi New Year is celebrated as the first day of the year by Marathi and Konkani. On this day, new Samvatsar, which is a cycle of 60 years, starts. All 60 Samvatsara are known by unique name.
 
Gudi Padwa or Samvatsar Padvo is celebrated as Ugadi by the Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh people. Both Gudi Padwa and Ugadi are celebrated on this day.
 
Gudi Padwa also knows as Marathi New Year or Ugadi according to the custom Hindu Lunar calendar. The Hindu New Year based on Hindu Lunar calendar is known as Varusha Pirappu or Puthandu in Tamil Nadu, Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu in Assam, Vaisakhi in Punjab, Pana Sankranti in Orissa and Polia Baisakh or Naba Barsha in West Bengal.
 
As per custom Marathi calendar, the name of this New Year is the Durmukhi Nama Samvatsar and the Shri Shalivahan Shak 1938 begins on the day. Chaitra is the first month in the Marathi calendar and Gudi Padwa is celebrated on Chaitra 1 or the first day of Chaitra Month. The most important and famous event on the day is the hoisting a victory flags (Gudhi) in front of the homes. 
 
The day begins with custom oil bath followed by prayers. After Oil bath, People eating Neem leaves are must rituals recommended by scriptures. North Indians peoples don’t celebrate Gudi Padwa but people celebrated nine days Chaitra Navratri Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are deadon this same day and also eat Neem leaves with Mishri on the first day of Durga Navratri.
 

Gudi Padwa Spiritual significance

 
On this day, Lord Sri Ram returned to Ayodhya along with his wife SitaSitaSita
Sita is the most benevolent Goddess, who is known...
(Bhumija, Janki) and brother LakshmanLakshmanLakshman
Lakshmana is a Hindu deity and is the younger brother of Rama....
after defeating demon Ravana in Lanka. 

 


 
 
 

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