Friday, April 8, 2016
GUDI PADWA AND UGADI
- An Article by Jawhar Sircar
This New Year is observed as Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra and Goa ; Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka and the Sindhis call it their Cheti Chand.
In western India, this phase marked the end of the Rabi season when the crop was ready and this certainly called for festivities. Surely, religion had also to step in and the Brahma Purana mentioned that on this day the Lord created the world after the great deluge.......
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