Gudi Padwa is a Hindu New Year which falls on the first day of the Chaitra month and will be celebrated on March 28, 2017. Gudi Padwa is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Maharshtra, just like people of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh celebrate a similar harvest festival called Ugadi. Maharashtrians commemorates the auspicious festival in a traditional way. They celebrate by wishing Gudi Padwa messages to their family and friends while the social media enthusiasts post colourful Gudi Padwa images, GIFs and quotes on Facebook and also share by WhatsApp wishing happiness and prosperity to everyone. Many excited people also send in advance wishes for Gudi Padwa. Gudi Padwa 2017: Why do we celebrate Gudi Padwa, Facts, Significance & Importance

On this day, devotees take a wooden stick and cover it with a piece of red or yellow cloth and put a Kalash which is made up of copper, silver or bronze on it. This assemble of the wooden stick with the cloth and kalash is called as a Gudi. The Gudi is further adorned with fresh mango leaves and red and yellow Marigold flowers. Later on, the Gudi is placed outside the door or window. This festival signifies the triumph of good over bad and on this day devotees worship Lord Surya or the sun. Gudi Padwa 2017: All you need to know about the Hindu New Year festival!

There are various stories attached to this festival dated back to the creation of the universe. The Brahma Purana specifies that Gudi Padwa is the auspicious time when Lord Brahma created the universe. It is also believed that Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after defeating Ravana and another story around celebrating Gudi Padwa is that it marks the arrival of spring season. It is also said that during this festival Lord Vishnu took the Matsya incarnation, which is the form of fish to stop the end of the world. During this season, royal fruits like mangoes are well reaped and ready to eat. Happy Gudi Padwa in advance Wishes, Quotes, Gif Images, WhatsApp & Facebook SMS Messages to wish Happy Gudi Padwa 2017

The term ‘Padva’ or ‘Padwa’ is originated from the Sanskrit word paddava which marks the first day of the phases of moon. On Gudi Padwa, people prepare special delicacies and sweet dishes which adds to the celebration. Purchasing gold, vehicles and other new things on this day is considered auspicious. It is said that the purchases made on Gudi Padwa brings prosperity.

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Whatsapp reads: 

Lets pray for Peace and Harmony
for our country in coming year on this day
Wish you a very Happy Gudi Padwa
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Whatsapp reads:

This Gudi Padwa, may you be blessed with good fortune as long as Ganeshji’s trunk, wealth and prosperity as big as his stomach, happiness as sweet as his ladoos and may your trouble be as small as his mouse.
Happy Gudi Padwa
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Lets come together to have a resolution to spread
Love and Peace in Lives on this Honorary Day…
Happy Gudi Padwa
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Whatsapp reads: 

Memories of moments celebrated together…….
Moments that have been attached in my heart, forever…….
Make me Miss You even more this Gudi Padwa.
Hope this Gudi Padwa brings in Good Fortune & Abounding Happiness for you!
HAPPY Gudi Padwa
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Long live the tradition of hindu culture and as the generations have passed by hindu culture is getting stronger and stronger lets keep it up.
Best Wishes for Gudi Padwa
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“New” morning
“New” hopes
“New” plans
“New” success
“New” feelings
“New” joys
Wishing u & Ur family a “Happy” & wonderful “GUDI PADVA”
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Whatsapp reads: May this Ugadi bring you new spirit new beginning and new prosperity Wishing you a very happy Ugadi!

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Whatsapp reads: Long live the tradition of hindu culture and as the generations have passed by hindu culture is getting stronger and stronger lets keep it up. Best Wishes for Gudi Padwa

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Whatsapp reads: May this Ugadi bring you new spirit new beginning and new prosperity Wishing you a very happy Ugadi!

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Whatsapp reads: One year gone One New Year comes It happened so And it’ll always be so But you can make it a better one Happy Ugadi

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Whatsapp reads:  Fortunate is the one who has learned to Admire, but not to envy. Good Wishes for a joyous Gudi Padwa and a Happy New Year with a plenty of Peace and Prosperity.

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Whatsapp reads: May the festival of lights be the harbinger of joy and prosperity. As the holy occasion of Gudi Padwa is here and the atmosphere is filled with the spirit of mirth and love, here’s hoping this festival of beauty brings your way, bright sparkles of contentment, that stay with you through the days ahead. Best wishes on Gudi Padwa

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Whatsapp reads: Celebrate the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa amidst fanfare and religious favor.May the day bestow on you and your family members.My best wishes with you.

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Whatsapp reads: This Gudi Padwa, may you be blessed with good fortune as long as Ganeshji’s trunk, wealth and prosperity as big as his stomach, happiness as sweet as his ladoos and may your trouble be as small as his mouse. Happy Gudi Padwa.

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Whatsapp reads: Hope This Gudi Padva May Bring You Happiness, Prosperity And Wealth. From The Deep Of My Heart, I Wish You And You Family, Happy Gudi Padwa And Happy New Year

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