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What is the significance of Yuga:di

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1. First day of creation
2. Beginning of time
3. First day of Lunar calendar
4. Birthday of Lord Ranaganatha

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Yuga:di marks the beginning of year for the people who follow lunar calendar. Telugus and Kannadigas call it “Yuga:di” or “Uga:di”; Marathas call it as “Gudi Padwa”. The people who follow solar calendar celebrate their new year a couple of weeks later. Tamilians call it “Putha:ndu”, Malayalees call it “Vishu”, Sikhs celebrate it as “Vaisa:khi”. Telugu new year “Uga:di” starts on Chaitra Sudha Pa:dyami.

In the Indian calendar, there are 60 names for years. First year is prabhava, second year is vibhava, third year is shukla and so on till the 60th year, with is akshaya. After 60 years are over, the names repeat again. Last year was he:vilambi. The new year starting now is vilambi. The year in which Lord Rama was born was also vilambi. Lord Ranganatha descended as Archa:murthi to earth to Ikshvaku on this day. Hence in Sri rangam, this day is celebrated in a grand manner. Listen more @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0RSgw5xmC8

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1. First day of creation
2. Beginning of time
3. First day of Lunar calendar
4. Birthday of Lord Ranaganatha

Note:

Yuga:di marks the beginning of year for the people who follow lunar calendar. Telugus and Kannadigas call it “Yuga:di” or “Uga:di”; Marathas call it as “Gudi Padwa”. The people who follow solar calendar celebrate their new year a couple of weeks later. Tamilians call it “Putha:ndu”, Malayalees call it “Vishu”, Sikhs celebrate it as “Vaisa:khi”. Telugu new year “Uga:di” starts on Chaitra Sudha Pa:dyami.

In the Indian calendar, there are 60 names for years. First year is prabhava, second year is vibhava, third year is shukla and so on till the 60th year, with is akshaya. After 60 years are over, the names repeat again. Last year was he:vilambi. The new year starting now is vilambi. The year in which Lord Rama was born was also vilambi. Lord Ranganatha descended as Archa:murthi to earth to Ikshvaku on this day. Hence in Sri rangam, this day is celebrated in a grand manner. Listen more @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0RSgw5xmC8

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