Ugadi 2024 wishes, images, messages and greetings

VN Nadella

Ugadi also known as Yugadi, is made up of two different words: adi (new beginning) and yug (era). This means that Yugadi literally means 'new beginning' and is observed as the HinduNew year  It is considered the first day of the Hindu calendar, as Hindus believe it to be the day when Brahma created the universe. This year, the auspiciousFestival will be celebrated with much pomp and enthusiasm on Tuesday, April 9. It holds special significance for the people of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, while those in Maharashtra and Goa celebrate it as Gudi Padwa and the rest of the states as Chaitra Navratri.

This is that time of the year when New Year starts in multiple states. This is the start of the harvest season, and brings hope, prosperity and promises of a better tomorrow. During this time, people deck up in new clothes, decorate their homes and welcome the New Year . It is celebrated in different names in different states. In West Bengal, Poila Boishak is celebrated, while Maharashtra celebratesGudipadwa  In the states of Telengana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Ugadi is observed. The cycle of sixty years – Samvatsara – starts on this day. Every year of this sixty-year cycle has a new name.


This year, Ugadi will be celebrated on April 9. According to Drik Panchang, the Pratipada Tithi will start at 23:50 PM on April 8 and will end at 20:30 PM on April 9.


Ugadi, also known as Yugadi translates to yug meaning an era, and adi meaning something new. In the 12th century, Indian Mathematician Bhaskaracharya identified Ugadi as the start of the new year as the spring starts for the year after the cold harsh winters. This is the time when people get together with their loved ones and celebrate the day.


It is believed that Lord Brahma created the world on this day and since then, the New Year is meant to be celebrated on this day. Yugadi brings the new era to us, and we celebrate the start of spring and the start of the new year with loved ones.


Yugadi is celebrated with a lot of interesting rituals. The people start their day with an oil bath and consume neem leaves. They also hoist a colourful flag in front of their homes. Panchanga Sravanam is followed – this is the ritual where an elderly person of the family recites the forecast for the coming year based on the moon signs.

Ugadi 2024 wishes, images, messages and greetings

May this year clear all darkness from your path and help you attain success. Happy Ugadi.

May this Ugadi fill your life with happiness, prosperity, and success. Happy Ugadi!

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