Gudhi Padva (गुढी पाडवा Guḍhī Pāḍavā; Telugu ఉగాది Ugadi; Kannada: ಯುಗಾದಿ Yugadi) is derived from the Sanskrit name for Chaitra Shukla Pratipad.It is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month to mark the beginning of the New year according to the lunisolar Hindu calendar. The word पाडवा(pāḍavā) or पाडवो(pāḍavo) or पड्ड्वा/पाड्ड्वो(pāḍḍavā/pāḍḍavo) comes from the Sanskrit word प्रतिपद or प्रतिपदा (pratipadā) in Sanskrit, which refers to the first day […]

via Dombivli Shobha Yatra on eve of Gudi Padwa — My Reflectionz

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