Gudi Padwa April 2021

Gudi Padwa is the Marathi festival, which is celebrated because Hindu New Year (known as “Samvatsara” in Sanskrit) begins from this day. As per the Panchang, Nav Samvatsar begins from the Pratipada of Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) of Chaitra month. Gudipadwa Muhurat 1.  The Samvatsara begins on the day when Pratipada (first day of a fortnight; also known as “Padva”) is […]

GUDI PADWA March 2020

Gudi Padwa or Samvatsar Padvo is celebrated as the first day of the year by Maharashtrians and Konkanis. On this day the new Samvatsara, which is a cycle of sixty years, starts. All sixty Samvatsara are identified by a unique name. Gudi Padwa is celebrated as Ugadi by the people of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. […]