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  THE COMFORTS - Goa > Fair & Festivals > Hindu Festivals > Gudhi Padwa
Gudhi Padwa heralds the advent of a prosperous new year and is considered as one of the most auspicious days by Hindus.
Padwa is another name for "Pratipada", the first day of the lunar month.
A new cloth is tied on the Gudhi, a metal or silver vessel is put on to it and a garland of sweets is hung on it.
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 A seasonal treat
Gudhi Padwa, also known as Ugadi in South India, is celebrated on the first day of the Hindu month of Chaitra, which according to the Gregorian calendar falls between late March to early April.
According to Brahma Purana, Gudhi Padwa is also supposed to be the day when Brahma created the world.” As the legend goes, when Lord Ram killed King Vali and returned victorious to Ayodhya, the entire kingdom was instructed to welcome Ram by hanging gudhis outside their doors,” says Kachare.
Incidentally, Gudhi Padwa is one of the three-and-a-half auspicious muhurats according to the lunar calendar.
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 Gudhi Padwa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Celebrated on the first day of Chaitra, the first month of the year, this day usually falls at the beginning of spring.
This festival is called Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra, and usually coincides with/is the same as Ugadi of the Telugu region, Poila Baisakh of Bengal, Bihu of Assam and Baisakhi of Bengal.
This page was last modified 20:42, 20 April 2006.
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 FESTIVALS
Gudhi Padwa is celebrated on a wide scale in Maharashtra in March/April, on the first day of Chaitra (first month according to the Marathi calendar).
The 'Gudhi' is a bamboo staff, to which, a colourful silk cloth is tied.
The gudhis are erected on the Padwa, the first day of the Hindu New Year.
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 Fairs and Festivals of Maharashtra
'Gudhi' - the bamboo staff with a colored silk cloth and a garlanded goblet atop - symbolizes victory or achievement.
Maharashtrians erect gudhis on Padwa, the first day of the Hindu new year.
Gudhi Padwa heralds the advent of a prosperous new year and is considered as a shubh muhurat - one of the most auspicious days - by Hindus.
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 Weekly Online - Religious Festival Gudhi Padwa (Issue 116)
This year, Gudhi Padwa falls on April 13, according to the Roman or Gregorian calendar.
Among all the New Year beginnings like the Roman calendar year beginning on January 1, the financial year beginning on April 1, etc., Gudhi Padwa is the ideal one because of its natural, historical and spiritual significance.
Refer to Issue 67, Clarification of Doubts for further details on the prajapati sanyukta frequencies and the significance of Gudhi Padwa.
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 Decorated Poles To Welcome New YearSpirituality - Indiatimes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
At the time of sunrise, it is set at the highest point of the house so that it is visible from a distance.
The gudhi is again worshipped in the evening and the pole is then brought down.
According to another legend, the tradition of celebrating Gudhi Padwa began from the day Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya after defeating Ravana.
spirituality.indiatimes.com /articleshow/msid-1476467393,prtpage-1.cms   (582 words)

  
 webindia23.com-Festivals of Maharashtra
Gudhi Padwa is the new year for the Maharashtrians.
Families erect a gudhi or bamboo staff, with a coloured silk cloth and a bright garlanded goblet is hung on top of it.
During April, Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated when thousands of Jains make pilgrimages to Bahubali, where two Jain temples have been constructed one for the Swetambara sect and another for the Digambara.
www.webindia123.com /maharashtra/Festivals/festivals.htm   (622 words)

  
 MAHARASHTRA TOURISM, The Official Website of Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation, Govt. of India - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gudhi Padwa (March/April) is the most significant for it marks the start of the Maharashtrian New Year.
It is dedicated to Sahaliwan, the son of a humble potter who overthrew the reigning Guptas of Malwa to become an important monarch guiding the fortunes of a new dynasty.
Families erect a gudhi or bamboo staff, with a colored silk cloth and a bright garlanded goblet is hung on top of it, which symbolizes victory or achievement.
www.maharashtratourism.gov.in /mtdc/Default.aspx?strpage=festivals_gidhi.html   (160 words)

  
 Official Website of Triveni Mitra Mandal of Greater Cincinnati
During this day, in addition to all the festivities, a “Gudhi” (ancient flag hoisting) is erected to signify victory.
In bringing this traditional event, signifying a first, we at Triveni Mitra Mandal of Greater Cincinnati would like to usher it in with a historic first for our community.
Celebrate Gudhi Padwa, the 1st day of the Hindu New Year
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 Gudhi Padwa maharashtra fairs & festivals, maharashtra festivals & fairs, fairs of west india, festivals of ...
Maharashtrains erect gudhis on Padwa, first day of Hindu New Year.
People welcome the new year with gudhi worship and distribute prasad comprising tender neem leaves.
Maharashtrian Celebrate Gudi Padwa on the first day of Chaitra month.
www.travel-maharashtra.com /gudhipoorva.htm   (204 words)

  
 Official Website of Triveni Mitra Mandal of Greater Cincinnati
Gudhi Padwa heralds the advent of a prosperous new year and is considered as one of the most
The 'Gudi' consists of a wooden stick and a steel 'loti' and it symbolizes a flag post.This flag-post in turn symbolizes the Victory of Shree Ram over the Demon King Ravana.
Triveni Mitra Mandal Cincinnati welcomes you and your family to come celebrate Gudi Padwa on April 9th 2005.
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It is said that by performing mahashanti one is cleansed of all sins, no new sins are generated, one's life span is increased and one becomes wealthy.
Hoisting the Gudhi: Refer to Issue 67, Clarification of Doubts for further details on the significance of the Gudhi.
Listening to religious almanac (panchang shravan): One should ritualistically worship the astrologer or priest and listen to the benefits (as narrated by him) in the coming year.
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 Festivals of Maharashtra
Women apply mehendi on their hands and the day is celebrated with dances and songs.
Gudhi' – is a victory symbol-characterized by a bamboo stick with a coloured silk cloth and garlanded with flowers and sweets atop.
Gudhi Padwa signifies the beginning of a prosperous new year and is considered as a shubh muhurat - one of the most auspicious days - by Hindus.
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 Festival Calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The occasion is solemnised in some parts of the country by processions being taken out.
'Gudhi' - the bamboo staff with a coloured silk cloth and a garlanded goblet atop - symbolises victory or achievement.
The Cheti Chand festival is observed by Sindhis in honour of Shri Amarlal, also known as Uderolal, in the month of Chaitra (March-April).
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 Festivals (Punedairy.com)
According to Epic Ramayana, this is the day when Lord Rama come back to Aayodhya after 14 yrs.
On this day above each house a "Gudhi" -the bamboo staff is tied up to a big bar, with a saree or a cloth and a glass like vessel above it which overall symbolises victory.
The "Gudhi" tastes sweet and children enjoy eating it.
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 DNA - Opinion - It’s Gudhi and not Gudi Padwa! - Daily News & Analysis
It was nice to see DNA giving its best wishes on the occasion of Gudhi Padwa, to us, the readers, on March 30.
It is Gudhi Padwa and not Gudi Padwa.
As a Pakistani reader of the DNA website dnaindia.com, I was most distressed to read Rajiv Desai’s article ‘Riding into the sunset’ (March 22), which contained many misconceptions about the life of Mohammed Ali Jinnah.
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 SDMM - Past Events
An evening of light Marathi music composed and arranged by Aarohi, a local San Diego talent group.
Gudhi Padwa (1st day the new year according to the Hindu calendar) is one of the most auspicious days celebrated by Maharashtrians.
As a special treat to members, Shirish Kanekar's Kanekari was organized.
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 Gudhi Padwa, Festivals in India - Destination India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gudhi Padwa, Festivals in India - Destination India
India » Travel Theme » Festivals » Gudhi Padwa
On this day, people get up early and clean their homes.
www.destinationindia.com /travel_guide/festivals/gudhipadwa.html   (331 words)

  
 Todays News
Briefing mediapersons on the second day of the meet, VHP secretary Surendra Jain said the organisation planned to install boards in all towns and cities proclaiming the country as Hindu rashtra.
It would also ask people to fly saffron flags from their rooftops from Gudhi Padwa to Ramnavmi.
The VHP would organise a Hindu sammelan in all districts in February and March to demand land for constructing Ram temple in Ayodhya.
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 Maharashtra New Year. New Year Traditions around the world: Father Time's Net. Favorites. Songs, recipes, traditions, ...
Here the New Year is celebrated on the first day of the new moon and may fall in the period of mid-march to mid-april.
Here the New Year is known as Gudhi Padwa meaning flag hoisting first day, on this day people fly saffron colored flags from their houses.
All families hold their own religious ceremony on New Years morning, at which the first page of the Almanac is read out.
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Gudhi Padwa :A day of great festivity and rejoicing, Gudhi Padwa heralds the advent of the Hindu new year and is considered as one of the most auspicious days by Hindus.
According to Brahmananda Purana, God Brahma created the world on this day and it was also on this day that Shri Rama had freed the people from the tyranny of
On this day, people get up early, put new cloths and clean their houses, decorating them with intricate rangoli designs.
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India Travel Guide >> Festivals >> Maharsahtra >> Gudhi Padwa
Prasad Comprises Of: A Mixture Made Of Tender Neem Leaves, Tamarind, Ajwain, Gram-Pulse And Jaggery
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 Raksha Bandhan
Day welcome the New Year with this festival, which heralds the coming of Spring.
On this special day, many households in the state raise the “gudi” or the “victory standard” made up of a pole with an upturned metal pot surrounded by folds of silk fabric, mango leaves, and marigolds.
All the members of the family consume this paste, which is believed to purify the blood and strengthen the body’s immune system against diseases
www.kalnirnay.com /festival/Indianfestival/Indhindufestival/gudipadwa.htm   (266 words)

  
 South Africa
The first get-together will be on 9th April 2005 on the auspecious day of Gudhi Padwa.
Let us come together and celebrate the Gudhi Padwa.
With All Marathi people's support from around the world, we are sure to move ahead in South Africa.
www.maayboli.com /hitguj/messages/32/82009.html?1122566016   (232 words)

  
 DiverseCity - New Years Celebrations Around the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The first (Gudhi Padwa) is in Maharashtra, the third-largest state of India.
For this holiday, families erect gudhi, bamboo staffs decorated with colored silk and garlands.
Sometimes called the “Buddhist New Year,” Songkran traditionally involved pious activities such as giving alms to monks and washing Buddha images.
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 Maharashtra Mandal - New York
Donations for Maharashtra Flood and Katrina Hurricane relief were collected on this occasion.
The last program of the Maharashtra Mandal was Diwali Festival and release of ‘Rangdeep’; our annual Diwali Magazine with Marathi Vishwa, New Jersey, and was held at our usual venue of JHS 217, Jamaica, New York.
Since this was the program generally precedes or follows after GUDHI PADWA, new year day, Chaitra Haladikumkum for women was also arranged simultaneously.
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 Phoenix Metro Maharashtra Mandal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Events may vary from year to year, 'Ganesh Chaturthi' with Ganapati Puja is always performed every year.
Other events include Makar Sankrant, Gudhi Padwa, Kojagiri and Diwali.
In addition a picnic is arranged during the year.
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 Temple Events in Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Taken on Sep 2, 2002 at The Hindu Temple
Pictures from Ugadhi and Gudhi Padwa New Year
Taken on April 13, 2002 at The Hindu Temple
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 Happy New Year [Archive] - Student Doctor Network Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
So buddies hang some Marigold garlands on ur doors, hoist a gudhi,buy some gold and enjoy u r quota of delicious Puran Poli and Shrikhand Puri.
Yeah according to marathi calender her birth day is on chaitra shuddha pratipada thats Gudhi Padwa.
2 years ago gudhi padwa was on 20th march.
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