New Year

New Year

New Year

New Year - It is written in the texts that on the day the cycle of the universe was first started by the creator, on that day Chaitra Shudi was 1 Sunday. The New Year start in January of English month. 

The world began on the first date (Pratipada or Pratipada) of the Shukla Paksha of the month of Chaitra. Our new year starts on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. On this day, the planets and constellations change. The month of Hindi begins on this day.

Flowers, flowers, buds start coming in the trees at the same time, there is a new euphoria in the atmosphere which makes the mind happy. Faith in religion increases in living beings. On this day, Brahma Ji created the universe. The first incarnation of Lord Vishnu also happened on this day. Navratri begins on this day. In which we start the new year by fasting and staying holy.

When the supreme man comes to meet his nature, he always comes in Chaitra. That is why the whole world is smelling the most in Chaitra. Chaitra month is the form of Lord Narayana in Vaishnava philosophy. The spiritual form of Chaitra is so advanced that it also brought down the God who settled in Vaikuntha.

Neither cold nor summer. Full Holiness. In such a time, character and religion came down on the earth in the form of Shri Ram himself in the witnessing of the sun's shining rays, the incarnation of Shri Ram is on Chaitra Shukla Navami. Lord Shri Ram was born on the ninth day of Chaitra Shukla Pratipada Tithi. Aryasamaj was established on this day. This day is the initial day of Kalpa, Srishti, Yugadi. Our own new year appears between the worldly cleanness and tenderness. * Vikram Samvatsar Vikram Samvat is not only related to our time cycle, but also to our long-lived literature and diversity of life.

Somewhere there is no dust, no soggy mud, purity like mind after bathing the ground and sky everywhere. I do not know which sage Mahamana must have understood this divine sentiment of Chaitra and the farmer must have considered the beginning of Kaal counting in this Chait most beautiful.

The Vedic name of Chaitra month is Madhu month. Madhu month means the month of spring sharing joy. This spring comes only in Phalgun but is fully expressed in Chaitra. All vegetation and creation emerge, in ripe sweet grains, in the fragrance of the mango's mind, in the green gourd of the hands of Gangaur-worshiped girls and suhagine nymphs, and in the echoing tone of Vasantdoot cuckoo.

The vision of the ripe crop around gives rise to self-confidence and enthusiasm. The movements in the fields, the harvesting of crops, the mournful sounds of the sickle and the screeching and joking sounds in the fields. Spread a little vision around the aura of India. What Chaitra came as if the fields were full of laughter and joy.

This is also the time for the new crop to come home. At this time, the heat starts increasing in nature, due to which new life comes in the tree-plant, animal and animals. People get so intoxicated that the joyous songs start humming in joy. Worship of Gaur and Ganesh is also done in Rajasthan for three days from this day. The war that occurs at sunrise on the day of Pratipada of Chait Shukla Paksha is called the king of Samvatsar in the year, the one who strikes on the day of the entry of Aries is the minister of Samvatsar, on this day the Sun is in Aries.

A fireworks scene in Florida on the occasion of the new year.
New Year is celebrated as a festival at different places all over the world with different dates and methods. The New Year celebrations of different communities vary and its importance also varies among different cultures.

Western new year

The New Year celebration was celebrated in Babylon since 6,000 years ago. But at that time this New Year festival was celebrated on March 21, which was also considered as the date of arrival of spring. In ancient Rome was also chosen for the New Year festival. When the Julian calendar was founded by Rome's dictator Julius Caesar in the 45th year BC, the New Year was celebrated on 1 January for the first time in the world. To do this, Julius Caesar had to spend 45 days on the previous year, ie, 9 CE.

Hebrew New Year

According to Hebrew beliefs, it took seven days for God to create the world. The new year is celebrated after this seven-day retreat. This day falls between 5 September to 5 October according to Gregory's calendar.

Hindu New Year

In Maharashtra, there is a tradition of putting Gudi on the roof on the day of Gudi Padwa.
New Year of Hindus Every year on the first day of Chaitra New Night i.e. Gudi Padwa, the first lunar day of the first month is celebrated as New Year according to the Chinese calendar. It usually falls between 21 January and 21 February.

Indian new year

The New Year is celebrated on different dates in different parts of India. Usually, this date falls in the months of March and April. In Punjab, New Year is celebrated on 13 April under the name Baishakhi. According to the Sikh Nanakshahi calendar, March 14 is Hola Mohalla New Year. Around this date also comes the Bengali and Tamil New Year. Telugu new year falls between March-April. In Andhra Pradesh, it is celebrated as Ugadi (Ugadi = era + abrogation of, etc.). It is the first day of the Chaitra month. Tamil New Year Vishu is celebrated on 13 or 14 April in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Pongal is also officially celebrated as the new year on 15 January in Tamil Nadu. The Kashmiri calendar is Navreh on 19 March. Celebrated in Maharashtra in the month of March-April as Gudi Padwa, Kannada New Year Ugadi is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra month by the people of Karnataka, Sindhi festival Chetty Chand, Ugadi, and Gudi Padwa are celebrated on the same day. In Madurai, Chitraya Thiruvija is celebrated as New Year in Chitraiya month. Marwari New Year is on the day of Deepawali. Gujarati New Year is on the second day of Deepawali. This day also marks the new year of Jainism, but it is not widespread. It comes in October or November. The Bengali New Year Pohela Baisakhi falls on the 14th or 15th of April. New Year is celebrated on this day in West Bengal and Bangladesh. 

The historical importance of Chaitra Shukla Pratipada:

1) On the sunrise of this day, Brahmaji started the creation of the universe.

2) Emperor Vikramaditya established the kingdom on this day. The first day of Vikram Samvat starts in his name.

3) This is the day of the coronation of Lord Shri Ram.

4) This is the first day of Navratri i.e. the nine days of Shakti and Bhakti.

5) Birthday of Shri Angad Dev Ji, the second Guru of Sikhs.

6) Swami Dayanand Saraswati ji established the Arya Samaj on this day and gave the message of Krishnavanto Vishwamaryam.

7) Varunavatar Lord Jhulelal, the famous social protector of Sindh province, appeared on this day.

8) Like King Vikramaditya, Shalivahana chose this day to defeat the Huns and establish the best state in South India. Established the Vikram era.

9) Yudhishthira's coronation also took place on this day.

10) Sangh founder P.D. Birthday of Keshavrao Baliram Hedgewar.

11) Maharishi Gautam Jayanti

Natural Importance of Indian New Year:

1) The year of spring begins with Pratipada which is filled with joy, joy, happiness, and fragrance of flowers all around.

2) It is also the time to start harvesting, that is, the fruits of the hard work of the farmer.

3) Nakshatras are an inauspicious state i.e. it is an auspicious time to start any work.

How to celebrate Indian New Year:

1) We wish each other a happy new year. Distribute leaflets, flags, banners .... etc.

2) Send your New Year auspicious messages to your friends and relatives.

3) On this auspicious occasion, throw saffron flags on your homes.

4) Decorate the gates of your houses with mango leaves.

5) Clean houses and religious places and decorate them with rangoli and flowers.

6) Participate in religious and cultural programs or organize events on this occasion.

7) Decorate and contest the establishments. Decorate with flag and furries.

8) Organize questions forum related to important deities of this day.

9) Conduct vehicle rally, Kalash Yatra, Vishal Shobha Yatras, Kavi Sammelan, Bhajan Sandhya, Mahaarti etc.

10) Programs like a hospital, gaushala service, blood donation.

Islamic new year

Muharram is the new year of the Islamic calendar. The Islamic calendar is a purely lunar-based calendar due to which the cycle of its twelve months rotates the solar calendar once in 33 years. Due to this the new year falls in different months in the prevailing Gregory calendar.

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