Gudi Padwa 2021: How, Why, Where Gudi Padwa is Celebrated
Gudi Padwa 2021: Gudi Padwa is to be celebrated on Tuesday, 13 April 2021 this year. The time of Gudi Padwa will be from 8:00 on 12 April 2021 to 10:15 on 13 April 2021. Gudi Padwa is a spring festival. This happens on the day of the first Chaitra Navratri. This is a very special festival for Marathi Hindus and they celebrate it like New Year. The festival of Gudi Padwa is celebrated on the Shukla Pratipada of Chaitra month according to the Hindu calendar.
After agriculture, Gudi Padwa Ravi is a symbol of harvesting. According to mythology, it is believed that on this day Brahma Ji created the world, since then Gudi Padwa is celebrated. Gudi Padwa is known by different names in places like Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, it is known as Ugadi. In Maharashtra, it is called Gudi Padwa. Gudi Padwa is also an important festival of Hindus. On this day, Chaitra Navratri begins.
History of celebrating Gudi Padwa
According to mythology, it is believed that Brahma Ji created the whole world on this day. That is, Gudi Padwa is celebrated on this day, which is why it was celebrated all over the world. This day also marks the beginning of Chaitra Navratri.
How Gudi Padwa is Celebrated
In countries like Andhra Pradesh Karnataka Maharashtra, people paint their house with Rangoli on this day, they make new types of Rangoli on the floor. In Maharashtra, they decorate each and every floor with the new-new Rangoli. This is also known as Rangoli.
Beginning of Chaitra Navratri
Chaitra Navratri begins on the day of Gudi Padwa. There are nine forms of worship of Goddess Durga Mata. Chaitra Navratri every day has its own different significance for 9 days. This year, the Chaitra Navratri will be from Tuesday 13 April 2021 to Thursday 22 April 2021. Click on the link below to go into detail.