Telugu New Year – Ugadi Celebrations in India & Greetings

People residing in the Indian Deccan region celebrate their New Year month of Chaitra called as the Ugadi marking the first day of the New Year. There is no specific day on which Ugadi is celebrated because of the lunisolar Hindu calendar. ‘Ugadi’ is a Sanskrit word that means the beginning of the new age. The Ugadi Celebrations in India are done on a large scale in India. The Ugadi Celebrations in India are worth witnessing.

It is believed that on this day, Lord Brahma began the creation of earth. The Ugadi Celebrations in India are generally observed in the month of either March or April. The festival of Ugadi also welcomes the Spring season during which even nature is happy and in festive mood. There are colorful leaves, blooming buds and fresh breeze all around.

Ugadi Celebrations in India

Ugadi is a festival that is mainly celebrated in the Deccan region of the Indian subcontinent. The Ugadi Celebrations in India mainly take place in the Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Sindhis and Manipur. The festival is celebrated by decorating temples with fresh flowers and fresh mango leaves that are believed to be sacred. Not only are temples decorated, but people also decorate their houses with flowers usually jasmine flowers and mango trees at the entrances of the houses to indicate good yields.

All the family members gather and pray to the almighty to seek blessings as a part of the Ugadi Celebrations in India. Like other occasions, the festival of Ugadi is also incomplete without traditional cuisines. Special food items are prepared and eaten by the people to mark the Ugadi Celebrations in India. Floors are splashed with fresh cow dung and floral designs are also drawn on the floors.

There are many traditions and rituals related to the festival of Ugadi. People watch their reflections in a bowl of molten ghee. People wear new clothes on the day and elder women of the family apply kumkum on the foreheads of the other family members after performing aarti. Neem, mango and tamarind flowers are also offered to Gods. People also eat neem, mango, tamarind and jiggery ground together to mark acceptance of the happy and bad times of life’s journey.

Ugadi Greetings and Wishes

The festival of Ugadi brings with it a lot of happiness and positivity in the life of people. To celebrate the festival with your loved ones, you may have look at some of the Ugadi Greetings and Wishes that I have got for you.

  1. This Ugadi, may your enemies become friends, the darkness of negativity fade away from your life and you discover a new person within you. Happy New Year!

  2. The raw mangoes, neem and jaggery represent the sweet, sour and bitter flavors of life. May the flavors of Ugadi fill your life in the coming year!

  3. May this Ugadi bring in u the most brightest and choicest happiness and love you have ever Wished for. May this Ugadi bring you the utmost in peace and prosperity. May lights triumph over darkness. May peace transcend the earth. May the spirit of light illuminate the world. May the light that we celebrate at Ugadi show us the way …

  4. Memories of moments celebrated together……. Moments that have been attached in my heart, forever……. Make me Miss You even more this Ugadi. Hope this Ugadi brings in Good Fortune & Abounding Happiness for you! HAPPY Ugadi!

  5. This Ugadi, 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 Ugadi! May your hate for your enemies fade away, May the darkness around you become lighter, May this Ugadi bring joy, health and prosperity to you and your family.

  6. Yugadiya Bannagalu Baraly He Varusha Nimma Bhalali Masadiraly Yendendigu He Hrudaya Rangoli. 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!

  7. Sun can’t come to Earth but sends its wish as rays, cloud cant come to earth but sends its wish as rain I can’t come to U now but sending my wish as SMS. Happy Ugadi.

  8. May This Ugadi be as bright as ever. May this Ugadi bring joy, health and wealth to you. May the festival of lights brighten up you and your near and dear ones lives. Happy Ugadi !!

  9. Fortunate is the one who has learned to Admire, but not to envy. Good Wishes for a joyous Ugadi and a Happy New Year with a plenty of Peace and Prosperity. Best wishes on Ugadi 2016 and New Year!

  10. Wishing you a LOVELY Ugadi






    Happy Ugadi To you!