Gudi Padwa 2026 Date

Gudi Padwa 2026 Date

Gudi Padwa or Samvatsar Padvo is celebrated as the first day of the year by Maharashtrians and Konkanis. On this day of Gudi Padwa, new Samvatsara begins which is cycle of sixty years. All sixty Samvatsara are given unique names.

Gudi Padwa is celebrated as Ugadi by the people of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Both Gudi Padwa and Ugadi are celebrated on the same day.

A special Gudhi flag consisting of a silk banner with a garland of flowers and leaves and topped with an upturned drinking pot is erected which is displayed from windows, roofs or trees.

The Gudhi is believed to represent the flag of Brahma as mentioned in the Brahma Purana, an ancient Hindu text, as it is believed that Lord Brahma created time and the universe on this day. People believe that bringing the Gudi at home ward off evil spirits and bring good luck and prosperity in life. It is a     custom to visit friends and family, do some home cleaning and dress up in new clothes On Gudi Padwa.

When is Marathi New Year 2026 or When is Gudi Padwa 2026?

Gudi Padwa Festival 2026 Date & Timings - Gudi Padwa Marathi Shaka Samvata 1948 Begins

Gudi Padwa 2026 DateThursday, March 19, 2026

Pratipada Tithi Begins - 06:52 AM on Mar 19, 2026
Pratipada Tithi Ends - 04:52 AM on Mar 20, 2026

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