Festival begins on the first new moon after the Spring Equinox and
celebrated the next morning as day starts from sunrise.
Wake up before sunrise, take oil baths and decorate houses.
We have prayers and social calls to kith and kin to wish them well!
Special dish is Bevu Bella, a paste made from jaggery , neem buds, tamarind juice and raw mango. to signify the life- sweet, bitter, sour what not!
The festival holiday in Karnataka, Andhra , Tamil Nadu, Telangana,
In Mahharashtra it is Gudiipadawa. We clean the houses and buy new clothes.
Happy new year to you, happy ugadhi to all my Telugu and Kannada friends
May the new year bring all cheers, peace and plenty, joy and harmony!
UGADI SUBHAKAANKSHALU TO ALL MY UGADI CELEBRATING FRIENDS