Hindu New Year 2024: When is Hindu New Year this year, what is the date?

Hindu New Year 2024: Hindu New Year starts on the same day as Chaitra month begins. The month of Chaitra falls in late March or early April and its arrival marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year. In such a situation, know when is this special day this year and some interesting things related to Vikram Samvat 2081.

Hindu New Year 2024: date

This year the Hindu New Year is starting on 9 April 2024. On the day of Hindu New Year, people from different places celebrate different types of festivals. In Maharashtra this day is celebrated as Gudi Padwa, Sindhi people celebrate this day as Chheti Chand, Karnataka people celebrate this day as Yugadi, and in many other places people celebrate this special day with different names and with different traditions. .

Hindu New Year 2024: Muhurta

Pandit Vishnu Vallabh Nath Mishra tells that this year the auspicious time of Hindu New Year is such that Chaitra Shukla Pratipada will start on April 8, 2024 at 11:50 pm, which will end the next day i.e. April 9 at 8:30 pm. Ghatasthapana Muhurat of Chaitra Navratri will be from 6.02 am to 10.16 am. This year, Kalash Sthapana will take place in Abhijeet Muhurta, which will start on April 9 at 11:57 AM and will continue till 12:48 PM.

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Hindu New Year 2024: Significance

In Hindu religion, it is very auspicious to worship Goddess Durga on the first day of Hindu New Year and establish Kalash in the house. It is believed that by doing this, the immense blessings of Mother Goddess remain in your home and your family throughout the year and all kinds of problems remain away from our lives. Many people also observe Chaitra Navratri fast from this day for nine days.

Hindu New Year 2024: Why does Hindu New Year happen only in the month of Chaitra?

In Hindu religion, New Year i.e. Vikram Samvat falls on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada Tithi which is the first day of Navratri. It is believed that on this day Lord Brahma started the creation of the earth and hence the month of Chaitra is considered the first day of the Hindu New Year.

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