Starting from March 18, Chaitra Navaratri will be started and at the same time, Hindu New Year commences. The month of Chaitra is the first month of the year according to the Hindu calendar.
According to the scriptures, Aditi Shakti appeared on the first day of Chaitra Navaratri and Brahmaji started working on the creation of the universe only after his statement.
This is the reason why Hindu New Year begins with Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. Vikram Samvat 2075 will start from March 18, 2018. Many festivals and festivals will be celebrated in Chaitra month.
Know about the beginning of the Hindu New Year:
Our New Year begins with the Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. This day, you can see changes in the planet and in the nakshatra. The Hindu month starts from this day.
According to the English calendar the Hindu New Year 2075 will start on March 18. Many congratulations to all Hindu nationals on this holy festival of Hindu New Year.
As per the main pujari of Baleshwar nath mandir, Vikram Savant is the main basis of Indian pachang and Kaal nidharan.
The Hindu calendar was started during the period of Vikram savant. So, this calendar is associated with Vikram Savant.
Vikramaditya started the Hindu calendar:
It is believed that after the victory of Vikramaditya when he took the throne, he decided to release his ministers from any sort of debt and at the same time created the Hindu calendar.
Chaitra Navratri together with Hindu New Year:
Chaitra Navaratri is the most sacred day of worship of Maa Bhagwati, i.e Chaitra Navaratri on March 18.
At the same time, there will be the beginning of Hindu New Year.
This time Chaitra Navaratri will be of 8 days. Navaratri is starting on March 18. According to astrology, due to fragmentation of the eighth night this time Navaratri will be 8 days. This day is considered to be the best to worship Durga.
Gudi padwa, the festival:
Gudi Padwa is celebrated every year on the first day of Chaitra Navratri. Gudi means that Vijay Adaka and Padava means the first day of Shukla Paksha. This day is considered a very auspicious day. Any auspicious work can be done on this auspicious occasion.
Gudi Padwa is celebrated in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Telangana. On the day of Gudi Padwa, people make gudi on the main door of the house and make the doors with the leaves of mango.
There are many beliefs behind the celebration of Gudi Padwa. According to one belief, on this day, Brahmaji had created the universe and with this the beginning of life began in the universe, that is why today is considered auspicious.