Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

Ugadi is the Lunar New Year’s Day for the people of the Telugu and Kannada communities in India. This festival is celebrated all over Karnataka with traditional fervor, Travel to Karnataka with Cheap Outstation Cabs with AHA Taxis. The word ‘Ugadi’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yugadi’ which means ‘beginning of a new Yuga or era’. Ugadi is the main festival of the Telugu speaking populace in the states of South India. During this time, Nature brims with sprightliness when red flowers blossoms and mango buds bloom heralding towards the arrival of New Year for South Indians. | Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019 |

Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

The date of Ugadi is based on the calculations of the position of the moon dating back to 12th Century. Ugadi begins on the first new moon after the Spring Equinox. Further, Ugadi is celebrated till the next morning as an Indian Day starts from sunrise. It is also celebrated by the Hindus in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Maharastra. The festival can be considered as the New Year’s Day for the Hindus living between Kaveri River and Vindhya mountains who follow the southern lunisolar calendar.

Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

It is also known as Yugadi in Karnataka and Gudi Padwa in Maharastra, travel across India through Outstation Taxi from Mumbai to Pune or any similar places and visit native India to endure Ugadi. The Marvadi community of Rajasthan calls the festival Thapna. The Sindhus celebrate the festival as Cheti Chand. Sajiba Nongma Panba is the name that Manipuri’s use for this festival. The Hindu community of Indonesia who is centered around Bali also celebrate their new year on the same day. There it is called as Nyepi.

Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

This festival celebrates the six tastes of life spicy, bitter, sweet, sour, salty and tangy and all the dishes are prepared to trigger each of these tastes. India is land of festivals and travelling to experience festivals across India is now on your finger tips by Outstation Cab from Delhi to Mathura  and many more such destinations with AHA Taxi. The legends say that Ugadi is a day of Lord Brahma who created the world and according to the legends, he will wake up one day and jammed to create the four Vedas. The day begins with Hindus eating bittersweet neem leaves as neem purifies the blood and strengthens the body.

The nine-day long spring festival of Vasanta Navratri (Chaitra Navratri) begins on this day and concludes on Ram Navami. It is believed that the creator of the Hindu Pantheon Lord Brahma started creation on this day. ‘Chaitra Suddha Padhyami’ or Ugadi Day. A customary food prepared during the Ugadi is Bevu Bella, a paste made from jaggery (sugar), neem buds, tamarind juice, and raw mango. The paste combines several sweet and sour tastes. This year Ugadi New Year is on Saturday 6th April.

Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

Ugadi 2019: The Beginning of New Age | Happy Ugadi 2019

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Roshan Dibya Ranjan

Hi! I’m Roshan. I started my travels without any plans to unknown destinations. I always believe that ‘We live only once’. So I try to make most of my life by traveling around the world. travel and photography is just an integral part of my life. For me, as a photographer ‘Every face has a story to tell’.

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