Gudi Padwa 2017: Everything You Want To Know!

CRB Tech reviews embraces the festival of Gudi Padwa, which falls today. Gudi Padwa is the celebration that marks the arrival of the new year and is celebrated on the first day of the month of Chaitra.


The New Year starts with the Chaitra month of the Hindu calendar, on March 28th this year, and on this day, family and friends get together to ring in the occasion.

Historical significance of Gudi Padwa:

In Maharashtra, it’s a festival of the triumph march of Shivaji Maharaja, the great Maratha ruler. The warrior ruler had a kingdom that spread over the whole of western India and the reason individuals welcome the ‘gudi’, a cloth which flies resembling a flag as an indication of triumph. Another reason is that on this day, Lord Ram came back to Ayodhya along with Sita and sibling Lakshmana in the wake of crushing evil King Ravana, in the land of Lanka.

Resembling a flag, a gudi is a wooden stick covered with a bit of splendid red or yellow-shaded cloth. At that point a kalash made of silver, copper or bronze is set upside down towards one side of the stick and a dash of vermilion is set on its external surface. It is trusted that great wins over evil and is an auspicious day for one and all.

It’s additionally a harvest related festival, which demonstrates that the Rabi crop has come to an end for this season. Another motivation behind why this celebration is commended is on account of it’s trusted that Lord Brahma created the world on this day. It’s additionally trusted that Lord Vishnu took the Matsya (fish) avatar on this very day.


Chanting mantra:

One of the prevalent mantras during this day is: ‘O Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu! If it’s not too much trouble empower me to ingest the Principle of Creation and the Fire Principle existing in the surroundings. Allow the Divine cognizance a chance to exhibit in these standards be always saved. Let the vitality in this manner got, be utilized for my spiritual practice.’

The present day celebrations includes rituals like erecting the gudi in your house and preparing some sweets and eating them. The gudi is taken down in the evening before sunset. People greet family and friends on this auspicious occasion with messages and phone calls.

CRB Tech reviews wishes everyone a very happy and prosperous Gudi Padwa and new year ahead.

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