When is Gudi Padwa in 2024? Know the Date and Time of Worship
In Hinduism, the festival of Gudi Padwa is also celebrated every year on the Pratipada date of Chaitra Navratri. Know when is Gudi Padwa in the new year 2024, the auspicious time, and its importance.
In Hinduism, the new year starts from the Pratipada date of Chaitra Navratri. The festival of Gudi Padwa is also celebrated on this day every year. Gudi Padwa is the main festival in Maharashtra. Gudi means Vijay Pataka (flag) and the Pratipada date is called Padwa. This data is also called 'New Year'.
On this day people of the Marathi community tie Gudi outside their houses and worship it. Gudi is considered a symbol of prosperity, it is worshiped with the wish that the new year brings happiness, peace, prosperity, and good fortune. Let us know when is Gudi Padwa in the new year, an auspicious time, and its importance.
Gudi Padwa 2024 Date
The festival of Gudi Padwa will be celebrated on 09 April 2024, Tuesday and this day is celebrated as Ugadi in Karnataka and Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana. In Kashmir it is called 'Navareh', in Manipur, it is called Sajibu Nongma Panba. On the other hand, people of the Konkani community in Goa and Kerala celebrate it as the festival of Samvatsar Padvo. People of the Sindhi community celebrate the festival of Cheti Chand on this day.
Gudi Padwa 2024 auspicious time
According to the Panchang, the Pratipada Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month will start at 11:50 pm on 08 April 2024, Monday, and will end the next day on 09 April 2024, Tuesday, at 08:30 pm. According to Udayatithi, Gudi Padwa is on 09 April 2024.
Gudi Padwa Significance
According to the scriptures, Gudi Padwa is also considered the first day of the world. It is believed that on this day Brahma ji created the universe, Sun God had risen for the first time in the world. On the other hand, according to the legend, in Treta Yuga, Lord Shri Ram killed Bali on Gudi Padwa and got rid of the people from his terror. People celebrate this day as Vijay Diwas. This is the reason why Rangoli is made outside the houses on this happy occasion and victory is celebrated by hoisting Patiala.
Gudi Padwa marks the arrival of spring and the harvesting of crops. This festival is associated with the mythological day on which Lord Brahma created the universe. In this, not only Brahmaji and the main gods and goddesses of the creation created by him, Yaksha-Rakshasa, Gandharva, Rishi-Sages, rivers, mountains, animals-birds and insects-kites, but also diseases and their remedies are worshipped. . From this day the new Samvatsar begins. Hence this date is also called 'New Year'.
'Gudi' is a symbol of victory. According to Maharashtra and Marathi history, on this day Chhatrapati Shivaji and his army won a victory over foreign invaders and hoisted the 'Gudi' as a symbol of victory. Secondly, according to Hindu scriptures and mythology, the day of Gudi Padwa is celebrated because it marks the victory and the auspicious day when Lord Brahma created this entire universe. For more information and the importance of Gudi Padwa, take an astrology phone consultation.