Festivals in the Indian Vedic Tradition – Full Information

 Festivals in the Indian Vedic tradition 


Before you get acquainted with Indian festivals Brief information on Indian chronology and almanac We are going to do it, all Indians except Makar Sankrant The main basis of the calendar is used in organizing festivals.

Due to the motion of the sun, earth and moon, the date of time (1)festival (2) War, (3) Nakshatra, (4) Yoga and (5) Karan are forced. These punch organs contain information Such a book is called ‘Panchang’. Almanac (1) Moon (2) There are three methods namely solar and (3) lunar solar. Lunar calendar The moon is based on motion. Come to the Muslim calendar Is kind. The solar calendar is based on the motion of the sun. 

Christian The calendar falls into this category. Moon in ‘Chandrasaur’ method and The motion of the sun is matched. (Hindu) Almanac That’s kind of it. Tithi is a subtle mathematical chronology. Seven blows and their on any natural phenomenon They are considered artificial, not dependent. Seven blows all over the world Are. Like the date, ‘Nakshatra’, ‘Yoga’ and ‘Karan’ are also subtle There is a mathematical chronology. 

Fifteen on each page of the almanac Numerical information of the punch organs of the day is given. Pratipada That full moon means pure party and Pratipada means new moon Vadya Paksha Yes, as well as ‘AD Sun’, ‘Hijri Sun’, ‘Parsi Sun’ Etc. Different chronological records are in the almanac.

The calendar shows the time of daily sunrise and sunset Is. After that in the remaining blank space (right of the paper) Aside different Indian festivals and as special days Festivals are reported. It is as diverse as Indian life Chronology prevalent in different parts of India And is also found in large numbers in almanacs. 

Chaitra, Karthik Or Panchange, which is considered to be the beginning of the year from Adhasha, is prevalent in India Are. In some almanacs the names of the twelve signs (Aries, Taurus, Daughters, etc.) are given months. So some In the almanac, one month ends on the new moon or full moon. One month in our national calendar ends with the new moon. 

Gudhipadva (Chaitra Shuddha Pratipada)

Gudhipadva (Chaitra Shuddha Pratipada)



Shalivahan, the national chronology of post-independence India Is based on shaka. Acquired by Satvahana kings From an important unknown victory day It started. (Government of India accepting Shalivahan suspicion The official start of the year is scheduled for March 22 every year (New Year) The day that begins is the first day of the New Year It is celebrated as a festival in different parts of India. 

In Maharashtra, the festival is called Gudipadva, Hindus Gudipadva as one of the three and a half muhurats in the tradition Is important. On this day, the practice of erecting Gudhya-torane in the house Was large in the past. Neem, Mire, by Mars bath If eaten with asafoetida, salt, then strength, intellect and radiance There is a growing faith. Many on the day of Gudipadva festival Folklore holds that events happened. 

On this day Brahma Created the world So Brahma Puja was performed. Rama destroyed Ravana and returned to Ayodhya with Sita Lakshmana Entered the city on the same day, rejoicing on that occasion Celebrated, so is folklore. On this day With the arrival of Chaitragauri (a form of Goddess) her The vrata begins. Almanac narration and listening throughout the year Karne is a ritual of this festival. In the present tense Many new industries were launched on this festive day Is done.

In Andhra Pradesh, this festival is celebrated under the name ‘Ugadi’. Meaning, this festival is widely mythological, historical and There are current references.

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