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Ugadi Festival

Ugadi is a festival celebrated all across the Deccan regions of India with much fun and fervour. The word Ugadi has originated from the Sanskrit words - ‘yug’ means era and ‘aadi’ means beginning. So it marks the beginning of the new era.

Preparations for the Ugadi festival

The festival of Ugadi is one of the most auspicious times for undertaking any activity in the Deccan part of the country since it is the Telugu New Year. Ugadi comes from Sanskrit word Yugadi; Yug meaning era, and aadi meaning beginning, thereby signifying

Rituals of Ugadi

Ugadi is a festival celebrated all across the Deccan regions of India with much fun and fervour. The word Ugadi has originated from the Sanskrit words - ‘yug’ means era and ‘aadi’ means beginning. So it marks the beginning of the new era.

When is Ugadi festival

Marking the beginning of a new year in the Deccan part of India, Ugadi is celebrated majorly in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, etc. Locally it is also called Telugu Panchang or KannadPanchang and coincides with the Marathi festival of ‘GudiPadwa’

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Ugadi Festival Food

Ugadi festival is the celebration of New Year's Day for the Telugu people in Andhra Pradesh all over the world. This festival is celebrated with different names.

It is popularly known as Barhaspatyamana for the people living north of the Vindhya hills and is called Chandramana or Sauramana for those living south of the Vindhya hills. There is an array of special food of Ugadi festival.Ugadipachadi is the most popular dish of this festival.

Messages of Ugadi Festival

The word ‘Ugadi’, has originated from the two Sanskrit words ‘yuga’ and ‘aadi’, which means the era and the beginning respectively.

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Panchanga Sravanam - Recitation of Almanac

Ugadi Panchagna Sravanamis the astrological predictions by Brahmin or pundit for the Hindu year. Panchanga Sravanam Ugadi 2017

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Essay on Ugadi Festival

Ugadi is famous festival for the people of Deccan region of Indian subcontinent. Here are three Ugadi festival essays, which are sure to help the children

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Symbolic Six Tastes of a Dish

Ugadi is the New Year festival of the Telugu people living in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.It is celebrated with a lot of fervour and pomp

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