Spring Celebrations

The life force on earth springs back, the newness on earth comes back. Customs, religions and communities of World celebrate this and welcome this.

Post equinox as earth renews itself; it’s the new geographical year as life force springs back. According to the Sanatana dharma, there’s celebration around the spring as the earth becomes colorful again…

What we actually seek is purity in spirituality. A fine thread of spirituality runs through all religious practices. Many religions and community worldwide look forward for spring time; Sunshine brings back celebrations, health, harmony and wholeness. So, this transition is diversely celebrated everywhere

In this festival… Life renews in itself. The spring festival is observed with rangoli, street processions, dancing and festive foods such as puranpoli, sweet rice, modak etc. The festival is believed to ward off evil, invite abundance and good luck into our house.

GUDI PADWA as it is rightly called and celebrated in Maharashtra, marks the arrival of the spring season and reaping especially of the winter crops. It is said the tradition of hoisting a GUDI or victory flag was first started by Shivaji Maharaj; to celebrate victory in war. Gudi padwa also symbolizes lord Ramas victory over Ravana. a special gudhi dvaja (flag garlanded with flowers, mango and neem leaves, topped with upturned silver or copper vessels)is put up. The festival commemorates the celebrations done for lord Rama after returning to Ayodhya after completing 14 years of exile.

It is celebrated as CHETI CHAND in Sindhi, BIHU in Assam, BAISAKHI in Punjab, SAUSAR PADAVO in Konkan, Navroz for Zoroastrian and NAVREH by the Kashmiri pundits in our country.

As per Hindu mythology, it is said that on this mythical day of the new lunar year, Lord Brahma created the universe. It is also said that Lord Brahma further created the concept of days, weeks, months and years on this day. The festival is celebrated as UGADI in Telugu and YUGADI in Kannada is considered to be the first day of the creation of universe. This is why Lord Brahma, the creator is worshipped on this auspicious day.

It’s the celebration in all religions that keeps the spirit alive. All religions emerge from a single source. It’s the way of God’s realization. The essence of each religion is the realization of the Divine, realization that the Divine loves you infinitely and to have gratitude for all that has been received in the spring season.

Spring time Specialized…Celebration Mickeymized!!!

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