Gudi Padwa or Gudhi Padva is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra month. In 2022, Gudi Padwa date is April 2. 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 2022 in other countries
Gudipadva 2022 in USA (United States of America) and Canada – April 2
Ugadi and Gudi Padva 2022 in UAE and other Gulf countries, Europe, and Africa – April 2
Gudi Padva date in Australia and New Zealand – April 2
Ugadi 2022 and Gudi Padwa date in Singapore and Malaysia – April 2
Panchang, 2 April 2022
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:02 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:26 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 06:43 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 07:31 PM
Tithi : Pratipada upto 11:58 AM Dwitiya
Nakshatra : Revati upto 11:21 AM Ashwini
Yoga : Indra upto 08:31 AM. Vaidhriti.
Karana : Bava upto 11:58 AM. Balava upto 12:13 AM, Apr 03. Kaulava.
Weekday : Shaniwara.
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakrit
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Chaitra – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:49 AM to 12:39 PM
Amrit Kalam : 08:53 AM to 10:32 AM 05:02 AM, Apr 03 to 06:43 AM, Apr 03
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 09:08 AM to 10:41 AM
Yamaganda : 01:47 PM to 03:20 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 06:02 AM to 07:35 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 06:02 AM to 06:51 AM 06:51 AM to 07:41 AM
Varjyam : – – –
Gudi Padwa in Previous Years
In 2021, Gudi Padwa date is April 13.
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.