Ritualistic worship of the Brahmadhwaj (Gudi) on Gudipadwa

Hindu New Year Day that is Chaitra Shukla Pratipada is also known as Gudipadwa. Scriptures prescribe to perform ritualistic worship and erect Gudi immediately after sunrise. Let us see the details of the ritualistic worship and associated mantras.

Gudipadwa

Gudipadwa is celebrated on Yugadi tithi, Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (First day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu lunar month of Chaitra)

Method of celebrating Gudipadwa

The Gudhi (or the Brahma-dhwaj) is hoisted in every house as a symbol of victory and happiness. Since a symbol of victory is always held high, so is the Gudi.).