Gudi Padwa 2022


Gudi Padwa 2022

Gudi Padwa is celebrated on which day, why is it celebrated, and how is this day celebrated? The answers to all these questions are given below.

Gudi Padwa

India is a country where people of different castes and different languages ​​live. People of many sects have their own festival. That’s why many festivals are celebrated in India. Similarly, Gudi Padwa is a festival which is mainly celebrated on the Hindu New Year.

Gudi Padwa is celebrated on which day? 

This year Gudi Padwa is starting from April 2. Gudi Padwa is celebrated every year on Pratipada of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. And Pratipada day of Shukla Paksha of this Chitra month is also observed as Hindu New Year. This day is also celebrated as Gudi festival

Where is Gudi Padwa celebrated?

Gudi Padwa is mainly celebrated in the state of Maharashtra, India.And Gudi festival is celebrated in many places with different names like Ugadi, Chheti, Chand, Yugadi etc. 

Why is Gudi Padwa celebrated?

Gudi Padwa is celebrated today to commemorate the day of consecration on the throne of Ayodhya after Lord Shri Rama won the victory over Ravana. 

However, Gudi Padwa is celebrated in Maharashtra to commemorate the Hindu New Year.

It is also believed that on this day the whole universe was created. Apart from that, it is also believed that on this day the beginning of Satya Yuga was celebrated, hence Gudi festival is celebrated.

How is Gudi Padwa celebrated?

On this festival people decorate their homes well. 

Take out the old things from their homes and start life in a new way

 People organize special pujas in their homes on this day. 

 It is believed that by eating sweet bread i.e. Puran Poli on this day, one gets freedom from skin diseases. 

 People hang Gudi i.e. flag outside their houses to invite Lord Brahma, happiness, happiness, prosperity, wealth, fame and good fortune in their homes.

Gudi Padwa

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