Gudi Padwa 2023: Date, Puja Timings and more

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Gudi Padwa, also known as Marathi New Year, is a festival celebrated by Marathi and Konkan Hindus to mark the beginning of the new year. The word “Gudi” refers to the flag of Lord Brahma and “Padwa” refers to the phase of the new moon. The festival is celebrated by cleaning and decorating houses with rangolis and the Gudi flag, which is made of a colorful silk scarf tied on a bamboo stick, flowers, mango and neem leaves.

Gudi Padwa, Samvatsar Padvo or Gudhi Padhwa will be celebrated on Wednesday 22 March 2023. This festival is also known as Marathi New Year which marks the beginning of a new year for Marathi and Konkani Hindus. The word “Gudi” refers to the flag of Lord Brahma, while “Padwa” refers to the phase of the new moon. Farmers also hold this festival to mark the end of the Rab harvest season and the beginning of the harvest.

Timing of Tithi

Gudi Padwa is observed on the first day of the Chaitra month of the Hindu lunisolar calendar, which usually falls between March and April of the Gregorian calendar.

Pratipada Tithi BeginsMarch 21, 202310:52 PM
Pratipada Tithi EndsMarch 22, 202308:20 PM

The festival is celebrated by cleaning and decorating houses with rangolis and the Gudi flag, which is made of a colorful silk scarf tied on a bamboo stick, flowers, mango and neem leaves, as well as Saakhar gaathi (garland of sugar candies) which brings good luck. and good luck. An inverted kalash on a bamboo pole is used to symbolize victory, which is then hung outside the house after a pooja commemorating the victory and return to Lord Rama from his 14-year exile. It is also believed that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj defeated the Mughals and brought freedom to the state on Gudi Padwa.

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