Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (Gudi Padwa)
Celebrated on the first day of the Chaitra month of the Hindu calendar (March-April as per the Gregorian Calendar), Gudi Padwa marks the New Year’s Day for Maharashtrians and Hindu Konkanis in India. The Brahma Purana declares Gudi Padwa to be the time on which Lord Brahma created the world after the great deluge. One of the 3 and a half days in the Indian Lunar calendar called “Sade-Teen Muhurt”, whose every moment is considered auspicious in general to start a new activity.
Padwa celebrations will unfold in a spectacular fashion in the Marathi heartland of Girgaum as the annual grand parade gets under way in the morning.Traffic virtually comes to a halt as 200 boys and girls take over the roads to put on a grand show consisting of floats and motorbike displays.Gudi Padwa was a private celebration until some years ago when community rallies started to be organised in Girgaum in 2003.
So lets celebrate the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa together,
More details .-
Date : 23 March 2012
Meeting Time : 08.00 am
Meeting Point : Fadke Wadi, Ganesh Mandir, Charni Road (Girgaon)
Note- Try to represent your culture in traditional dressing.
Please call for more details-
Amol Joshi – 9969963430
Rugved Khatu – 9890827655
Gaurav Kelkar – 9773586223
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