10 Mystical Secrets Of Gudi Padwa / udadi

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I am happy to be an Indian and ancient India was highly scientific. Lets admire the science behind our rituals and pass it on to the younger & future generations. 

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Here is the significance and what gudi consists of
  • First and the most important thing gudi has is a copper vessel which is called ‘KALASH’, which resembles ‘YASHASHRI’, means Winning.
  • The Second is the green leaf called ‘LIMBFATA’ which resembles ‘AROGYA’, means Health.
  • Third thing in decoration list are Flowers, called ‘PUSHPAHAR’ which resembles ‘MANGALYA’, means Happiness and Well Being.
  • Forth thing found is the big block and form of Sugar called ‘SAKHAR GADI’, which resembles ‘MADHURYA’, means Sweetness in Life.
  • Fifth in list of decoration is the authentic Marathi women cloth called shiny sari, called ‘JARI SARI’, resembling ‘VAIBHAV’, means blessings which means ‘who look after & take care of whole universe’.
  • Then comes the long stick called ‘VEDU KATHI’ in Marathi language, resembling ‘SAMARTH’, means Power and being with.
  • Next on list is ‘Siddhi’, word of one of the name of Lord Ganesh called ‘Siddhivinayak’. Here is is resembled with ‘SHRIFAL’, which is a Coconut. In short Coconut is the first thing used in any ritual in the name of Lord ganesh, ‘Siddhi’ here means a super natural power achieved in life.
  • With Siddhi is next in list called ‘Sankalp’ showing ‘Supari’ (Areca Nut). This thing means and resembles ‘Will’ to do something good and better in future life.
  • Next is ‘Haldi Kumkum’ a traditional Yellow (Turmeric) and Red Power used in all rituals by Marathi and any Hindu community. These 2 set of powder means GOOD LUCK and is called ‘Saubhagya’ while it comes to decorating gudi.
  • Tenth and the last thing used to decorate a gudi is ‘Stairya’ also called ‘Pat’ in marathi. Its a wooden table kind small stuff used to keep the gudi on. It resembles ‘Balance and Stability’ in life.
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Gudi Parva Celebrations at Shreem Spiritual Group | Ashika Vyas India

The term “Ugadi” has its origin in the Sanskrit word “Yugadi”, that means ‘starting of a new Yuga or period’. It heralds the dawn of Vasanth Rutu (Spring Season), which is considered the first season of the year (Chaitra Maasam).

Ugadi is the beginning of a new year for the people of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and other parts of South India. A new year is a new beginning for a lot of things. People start their new business or any new investment or buy new property on this day because it is considered auspicious.

Biggest Secret -  Harmony in Life Through Food

The Six Tastes of Ugadi or Beva Bella Pachadi- It is a must have item on the Ugadi menu. It is a tasty dish made with a lot of healthy ingredients. The Pachadi has six different tastes assimilated in it- sweet, salty, bitter, tangy, spicy and sour. All of these tastes represents the different facets of life.

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Gudi Parva Celebrations at Shreem Spiritual Group | Ashika Vyas India

Each ingredient denotes the six tastes of life:
  1. Sadness – Neem Buds/Flowers for its bitterness
  2. Happiness – Jaggery and ripe banana pieces for sweetness
  3. Anger – Green Chilli/Pepper for its hot taste
  4. Fear – Salt for saltiness
  5. Disgust – Tamarind Juice for its sourness
  6. Surprise – Unripened Mango for its tang
Happy Ugadi to One and All. Share the Goodness Around.

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