Ugadi is a very famous Hindu festival in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka. It denotes the arrival of the New Year as per the Hindu calendar and usually falls on the first day of Chaitra. Most people like undertaking new projects on the festival day, which is believed to be very precious
When Is Ugadi Celebrated In 2019?
In 2019, Ugadi falls on Saturday, 6 April 2019
Ugadi Festival Holiday 2020-2022
- In 2020, Ugadi falls on Wednesday, 25 March
- In 2021, Ugadi falls on Tuesday, 13 April
- In 2022, Ugadi falls on Saturday, 2 April
Importance Of Ugadi
The term Ugadi derived from the word Yugadi. Primarily, the term Yugadi is the combination of two great words: Yuga, which means age or period; and Adi, which means the beginning of something. Therefore, Ugadi literally means the origination of New Year. The festival carries a greater amount of significance for people who celebrate this festival to recognize the work of Lord Brahma. The Lord is entrusted to be the creator of ages and is adulated on the day of the festival.
How Do People Celebrate The Festival?
The people mark the Ugadi celebrations through joyfulness and fervor. On the festival day, people take a ceremonial bath since has been a predominant heritage of Ugadi. Moreover, the God and Goddesses’ pinups are offered an oil-bath. People decorate their house and commercial outlets through the leaves of mango. They submit prayers along with friends and families. On the day, the Sun God is revered. After submitting prayers to the God, people devour bevu bella, which is a dish. People then take a visit to all temples of their place and pursue consecrations. The same festivities are observed during Ugadi-2019.
Best Ways To Revel Ugadi 2019
Did you know? You can prepare greeting cards on the occasion of the festival yourself. Women design attractive rangolis in front of their houses. It is one of the most significant features of the festival. Many people prefer buying something expensive and pray for prosperity. The day remarks the commencement of something new. For instance, the day on which Yugadi is celebrated is also considered as the best day for constructing a new house or buying a property.