Gudi Padwa is one such festival, whose beginning is associated with various stories of Satanan dharma. Gudi Padwa is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the Indian state of Maharashtra. This time the festival of Gudi Padwa will be celebrated on April 2, 2022. Along with this, the 9-day long festival of Chaitra Navratri is also starting on the same day. Along with Maharashtra, the festival is also celebrated with great pomp in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, etc. Gudi Padwa signifies the arrival of spring and the harvesting of Ravi crops.
As we told earlier, there are many religious stories behind celebrating Gudi Padwa. One of the stories says that on this day Lord Brahma created this world. Apart from this, it is also said that Satyug started on the day of Gudi Padwa. Therefore special worship is done on this day. According to another mythological belief, on the day of Gudi Padwa, Lord Shri Ram killed Bali. Gudi Padwa is also known as Marathi New. The festival has great importance for Marathi Hindus. At this holy festival, people eat Mango and Apples. In some places, it is also a practice of eating neem leaves on the day of Gudi Padwa.
Gudi Padwa signifies the arrival of spring and the harvesting of crops. On the other hand, the day of Gudi Padwa is also considered very important in terms of health. This festival is associated with a mythological day in which the Hindu creator god, the Hindu god Brahma, created the universe. Hindu New Year also begins on the same day.