Gudi Padwa 2021: Date, Puja timings and how to celebrate

New Delhi: The auspicious pageant of Gudi Padwa this 12 months can be celebrated on April 13. The joyous event is noticed on the primary day of the month of Chaitra which is the primary month within the Hindu calendar. It is majorly celebrated in Maharashtra. 

Gudi Padwa can be referred to as Samwatsara by the Konkani group and in elements of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the pageant is widely known as Ugadi.

According to Drik Panchang, listed here are the essential timings of the pageant: 

Marathi Shaka Samvata 1943 begins

Gudi Padwa on April 13, Tuesday

  • Pratipada Tithi Begins – 08:00 AM on Apr 12, 2021
  • Pratipada Tithi Ends – 10:16 AM on Apr 13, 2021

How is Gudi Padwa celebrated?

On this auspicious day, individuals embellish their doorsteps with Rangoli. They additionally use flowers to beautify the home and a toran manufactured from mango leaves is hung throughout the highest of the door.

People don their conventional attires as ladies drape the Navari saree and the lads put on Kurta teamed up with Dhoti or Pyjama. Prayers and flowers are supplied to the Gudi after inserting it on the window or door. Following this, individuals carry out the aarti and put Akshat on the Gudi.

Families start their New Year with a particular preparation manufactured from neem leaves, jaggery to symbolise the various features of life. Shrikhand and Puran Poli are additionally ready on at the present time.

What is a Gudi?

First, a picket stick is roofed with a bit of vibrant purple or yellow colored fabric. After this, a Kalash manufactured from silver, copper or bronze is positioned the wrong way up on one finish of the stick. A touch of vermillion (kumkum) and turmeric (haldi) is utilized on the outer floor of the Kalash. This ensemble is named Gudi and it’s positioned exterior the door or the window so that everybody within the neighborhood will get to see it. 

A garland manufactured from sugar sweet (saakhar gaathi) and neem leaves can be hung with the Gudi. This ritual signifies the bittersweet experiences of life.

Spiritual significance of Gudi Padwa

On at the present time, Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya alongside along with his consort Sita and brother Lakshmana after defeating demon King Ravana in Lanka.

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