Ugadi 2023 Date, Shubh Muhurtam For Puja

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Ugadi is a Hindu calendar New Year Day. The festival is celebrated in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana,  and Goa. People of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka celebrate Ugadi as Gudi Padwa. It is festively observed in these regions on the first day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Chaitra. It also falls during the Tamil month of either Panguni or Chithrai, sometimes on the day after Amavasya with the 27th Nakshatra, Revati. Ugadi day is pivoted on the first New Moon after the March Equinox.   This year Ugadi falls on 22nd March 2023.

The festival welcomes the spring season. It is believed that Ugadi is the mythical day when Lord Bharama created the universe and time. It is also said that Ugadi is the beginning of the Shalivahn calendar.

Ugadi 2023 Muhurtham

Pratipada Tithi Begins: 10:52 p.m. on March 21, 2023

Pratipada Tithi ends at 8:20 pm on March 22, 2023.

On this day people draw colourful rangoli called Muggulu, mango leaf decorations on doors called torana, buy and give gifts such as new clothes, give charity to the poor, have oil massages followed by special baths, prepare and share a special food called pachadi, and visit Hindu temples.

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