Pooja Process

Pooja Process

The Hindu New Year is celebrated with the festival of lights Deewali, in the month of Kartik. It is related with the great king Vikramaditya. He was a son of the king Gardabhilla. Once king Gardabhilla had abducted the sister of a well known Jain monk Kalakacharya.

Her name was Saraswati. Jain monk went to the Saka ruler for help to release his sister. The Saka king got a victory over the Gardabhilla. It is believed that after that king Gardabhilla had killed in the forest by a tiger attack. Vikramaditya nurtured in the forest. He attacked on the Sakas and he became a ruler of Ujjain.

The hindu new year has different names in the varied parts of the country. For example –

In Maharashtra:

The hindu new year is observed as ‘Gudhi Padwa’ occasion.

In Tamilnadu State of India:

Chithirai vishu festival is celebrated on this day.

It brings a great happiness and enjoyment for the people. on this occasion it is a tradition to worship goddess Lakshmi and lord Ganesha. People also exchange sweets and gifts with family members and their neighbors.

Hindi New Year Starts In 2016

  • Date of the Hindi New Year is: 25 April 2016

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