What is Ugadi?
Ugadi is the festival for the people of Andra pradesh which they consider the
new year day . This festival is also celebrated by the Telgu as well as the
Kannada people. On this special day people used to clean their house along with
washing part and buying new clothes for this festival. According to them Lord
Brahma has began the creation of universe. On this special day people used to
decorate their houses with mango leaves and put the rangoli designs near to
doorstep. They go to temples for paryers.
History of the Ugadi festival
This day has the special significance as from this day spring season begins.
Tress blossoms with new flowers and leaves. This day is also known as Chitra
Shudda padyami by the Telgu people as they follow both solar and lunar calender.
On Ugadi day telgu people start their new projects and new work.
How to celebrate Ugadi festival
Ugadi festival is celebrated by the people of Maharastra ,Karnatka and Telgu
people as this day marks the beginning of the spring season. On this day jasmine
flowers are offered to the God in temples along in home. People used to do
prayers along with chanting the special mantra for the beginning of the new
year. This festival is also known as Gudipadava. People used to prepare many
dishes on ugadi festival where the people of Andrapradesh used to prepare
pulihora. They also clean their home before beginnning of festival as well as
fully decorate their homes with mango leaves.
This festival is celebrate differently by the telgu people as on this day they
used to keep the kavi sammelanam. They consider this best time for literary
feast. Poets on this special day has come up with new poet based on new trends
along with covering the lifestyle part.
Some people carry out the ritual part by going to temples or praying at home
before moving for new year. They pray for wealth,prosperity along with health
part. This day is consider the best day for starting up the new business or work