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2013-04-08
Name: Editor What is Gudi Padwa or Ugadi? What is the meaning of Gudi? Why is gold purchased on the occasion of Gudi Padwa?

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2013-04-08
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Name: Yogesh
Subject:  Buying gold on Gudi Padwa
buying gold on the occasion of Gudi Padwa brings lot of prosperity in the lives of people.According to tradition and mythology, buying ornaments on the occasion of Gudi Padwa brings a lot of prosperity so people tend to buy gold, diamond or silver. New investments are also made as also new enterprises are opened. It is auspicious to book a house or move into one. Whatever may be the cost of Gold, people tend to buy something just to ensure everlasting prosperity.
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2013-04-08
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Name: Sudhir Koshti
Subject:  Sognificance of Gudi Padwa
On Gudi Padwa,it is a cutom to wake up early in the morning, clean homes and decorate entrances of homes with rangoli. Gudi is worshipped within 5-10 minutes of sunrise. Gudi is a green or yellow colored silk cloth with zari or brocade work on it that is tied to the tip of a long bamboo over a “Gathi” (type of sweet), neem leaves, mango leaves and a garland of marigold flowers. A brass or silver cup or kalash with a swastika marked on it is placed upturned over this. Gudi is believed to bring in prosperity and good luck.prasad made of neem leaf paste and jaggery is distributed. The neem leaf paste is said to purify the blood and build immunity against diseases.
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2013-04-08
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Name: Umesh
Subject:  Gudi Padwa significance
Gudi Padwa is celebrated on the 1st day of the Chaitra month of the Hindu calendar. It is New Year' s Day of Maharashtrians. It is also the beginning of spring.“Gudi” means a banner raised to announce victory and joy and “Padwa” derived from the Sanskrit word “Pradurbhu” meaning the 1st day of the lunar month.Gudi Padwa is called as Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. There are many legends associated wit this festival.

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