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Gudi Padwa

About mighty Lord Brahma and Goddess Saraswati
Gudi Padwa is dedicated to the commanding Lord Brahma and supreme divinity Saraswati. He is the mighty godhead who poured existence on the planet and created the universe. The Supreme Lord is the reason behind our existence. He is also an important part of the trinity of Hindu cosmology with Lord Shiva, the destroyer and Lord Vishnu, the protector of the universe. Goddess Saraswati is the goddess of wisdom, creativity and arts. She brings harmony, intelligence and calmness to life. She is also revered as Sharada Devi and Brahmani, consort of Lord Brahma.  

Significance of Gudi Padwa
Gudi Padwa remarks the reaping of rabi harvest and earmarks a new beginning of the year. It falls on the first day of the Chaitra month, according to the Hindu Lunar calendar. Gudi Padwa is Hindu Lunar's new year day. In Gudi Padwa, Gudi implies the flag of great Lord Brahma; padwa signifies the first day of the moon. The festival is primarily celebrated in Maharashtra and by Konkanis. It is also widely revered as Samvatsar Pavo. It is believed that on the very day of Gudi Padwa, Lord Brahma created the cosmos and time. 

A prominent legend linked with Gudi Padwa states that this day marks the crowning event of Lord Rama. The supreme godhead went into exile for fourteen years on orders by his father. When he returned to his kingdom in Ayodhya after defeating evil Ravana, a crowning ceremony took place to laud the Supreme Lord, now celebrated as Gudi Padwa. 

How to celebrate Gudi Padwa?
Gudi Padwa is celebrated by worshipping Lord Brahma and Goddess Saraswati by organising a puja in Pratipada tithi. People prepare sweets, decorate their houses with rangoli and meet their loved ones to celebrate the occasion. 

Benefits of celebrating Gudi Padwa
Following are the significant boons of celebrating Gudi Padwa:

  • ● Commemorating the special occasion, Gudi Padwa brings the glory of supreme Lord Brahma.
  • ● This festival brings peace and immense stability to life.
  • ● It brings the glorious aura of abundance and positivity.
  • ● The festival helps begin new endeavours more effectively.
  • ● It brings wisdom and spiritual understanding to worshippers.
  • ● The auspicious festival blesses worshippers with joy and ultimate rejuvenation.
  • ● The festival helps fight enemies and evil energies and brings victory over all odds.

If you want to reap all the boons mentioned above, celebrate Gudi Padwa with immense dedication and devotion. The festival will enrich your life with an optimistic aura. Get in touch with our team to extract more information on Gudi Padwa. Our team has skilled Vedic experts who will help you by telling you important rituals and the right timings to commemorate Gudi Padwa.