Gudi Padwa or Gudhi Padva is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra month. In 2021, Gudi Padwa date is April 13. This festival is observed as New Year Day by Maharashtrians and Hindu Konkains. Gudi Padva is also known as Samvatsar Padvo or Yugadi.
Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka people celebrate this festival as Ugadi or Yugadi or Telugu and Kannada New Years Day. Sindhi people celebrate their New Years Day, Cheti Chand on the same day.
It is believed on the same day, the legendary King Shalivahana defeated Sakas in battle. Gudi Padwa is known as Samsar Padvo or Sansar Padva in Goa.
Gudi Padwa, the first day of Marthi Calendar, marks the beginning of the Vasant rithu (spring season). It is believed that on Gudhi Padwa day, Lord Brahma created the world after Maha Pralay (deluge). It is mentioned in the Brahma Purana.
This is one of the ‘Sade-Teen Muhurat, 3 and half days of most auspicious muhurats in Hindu Panchang.
Gudi Padwa 2021 in other countries
Gudipadva 2021 in USA (United States of America) and Canada – April 13
Ugadi and Gudi Padva 2021 in UAE and other Gulf countries, Europe, and Africa – April 13
Gudi Padva date in Australia and New Zealand – April 13
Ugadi 2021 and Gudi Padwa date in Singapore and Malaysia – April 13
Panchang, 13 April 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:58 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:46 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 06:44 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 07:55 PM
Tithi : Pratipada upto 10:16 AM Dwitiya
Nakshatra : Ashwini upto 02:20 PM Bharani
Yoga : Vishkambha upto 03:17 PM Priti
Karana : Bava upto 10:16 AM Balava upto 11:30 PM Kaulava
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Mangalawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Chaitra – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Shubh Muhurat (Auspicious Timings)
Abhijit : 11:56 AM to 12:47 PM
Amrit Kalam : 06:17 AM to 08:04 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 03:34 PM to 05:10 PM
Yamaganda : 09:10 AM to 10:46 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:22 PM to 01:58 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:31 AM to 09:23 AM 11:14 PM to 11:59 PM
Varjyam : 09:51 AM to 11:39 AM 01:09 AM, Apr 14 to 02:57 AM, Apr 14
Gudi Padwa in Previous Years
In 2020, Gudi Padwa date is March 25.
In 2019, Gudi Padwa date is April 6.
In 2018, Gudi Padwa date was March 18.
In 2017, Gudi Padwa date was March 28.