Gudi Padwa is a Maharashtrain festival. It is the Marathi New Year. Gudi Padwa is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month as per Hindu calendar. This day is also known as Padva.
The festival is known as Sansar Padvo or Samsar Padwo amongst the Konkanis.
The day marks the victory of ancient Satvahana king Shalivahana over his enemies. This victory is commemorated by erecting the ‘Gudi’ – a symbol of victory, and performing ritualistic worship. As per the Brahma Puran, Lord Brahma created the universe on this day.
It is also believed that Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya on this day after vanquishing Ravana.
Gudi Padwa 2016 Date :
In 2016, Gudi Padwa will be celebrated on Friday, 8th April 2016.
Gudhi Padwa is one of the Sade-Teen Muhurtas in the Indian Lunar calendar.
Gudi Padwa is celebrated as Ugadi in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Gudi Padwa 2016 WhatsApp, SMS, Greetings, Wishes and Orkut Scraps :
Soneri suryachi soneri kirne,
Soneri kirnancha soneri diwas..
Soneri diwasachya Soneri Shubhechha!
Gudipadvyachya Hardik Shubhechha.
Limba che Pan,
Nav Varsha jaao chhan.
Amchya sarvanchya tarphe hardik shoobhecha.
*Happy Gudi Padwa.*
Sweet n Sour
Here im Wishing you Luck
in Every aspect of life
This Gudi Padwa and always
May the light that we celebrate at Gudi Padwa show us the way and lead us together on the path of peace and social harmony.