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Gudi Padwa or Gudhi Padwa (, often mis-pronounced as guDi padwa because ढी sounds like डी when spoken), is the Marathi name for the Hindu holiday of ChaitraShukla Pratipada. It is celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month to mark the beginning of the New year according to the lunisolarHindu calendar. It is theorized that Padwa is the origin of the term "Pagwah", a synonymous title used in Guyana and Trinidad for Holi.
Gudhi Padwa in other languages, states and people
Known as Gudhi Padwa in Maharashtra, this festival is also known as
Cheti Chand among the Sindhi peoplehttp://www.sindhunagar.com/chetichand.phphttp://www.bawarchi.com/festivals/cheti.html
The word padwa is derived from the Sanskrit word Pratipada for first day of a lunar month i.e. first day after new moon day (Amavasya). A Gudhi is also erected on this occasion giving this festival its name. The term padwa or padavo is also associated with Balipratipada the third day of Diwali... Read More