Ugadi 2012, Yugadi 2012 is Kannada New Year & Telugu New Year. In 2012, Ugadi date is March 23. Ugadi 2012 marks the beginning of Nandana Nama samvatsara (2012-2013). It also marks the beginning of Marathi New Year which is celebrated as Gudhi Padwa. Chaitra 1 or Chaitra Pratipada is the first day of Chaitra month as well as the Hindu New Year. On this day, Chaitra Navratri or Vasant Navratri begins. It onsets the Vasant rithu or spring season as per Hinduism.
Ugadi day marks the starting of new Telugu Panchangam, Kannada Panchanga and Marathi Kalnirnay or Panchang. It consists of 12 lunar months and each month starts on the next day of Amavasya or No Moon. Purnima marks the end of Shukla Paksha or the brighter phase or fortnight of Hindu month. Krishna Paksha or dark fortnight starts on the following day of Purnima or Full Moon.
Telugu people of Andhra Pradesh, Kannada people of Karnataka and all other Telugu and Kannada speaking people celebrated Ugadi in grand way. They celebrate their cultural grandeur on Ugadhi day. Ugadi Pacchadi or Bevu Bella is the special Ugadi recipe in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka for Ugadi. People prepare the recipe and distribute among friends and relatives. Panchanga Shravanam is the most observed ritual in Telugu and Kannada families.
You can download Telugu Panchangam 2012-2013 PDF here. (Nandana Nama Samvatsara Panchangam)
Download more Telugu Panchangam 2012-2013 here.. (Nandana Nama Samvatsara Panchangam)
Download Kannada Panchangam 2012-2013 PDF here. (Nandana Nama Samvatsara Panchangam)
Ugadi Panchanga Sravanam 2012-2013 – Link