Happy Ugaadi

I was browsing around to find a nice pic to accompany this post when I came across this wonderful site and I thought, how nice it would be to feature that post here. So I asked Sailu, and got a positive answer. Here’s the lovely post which tells you how to make authentic Ugaadi pachadi – mmm…takes me back to the two decades I spent in A.P. – I still consider it my spiritual home town.

Ugaadi – Our Andhra festival – and Telugu New Year Day, which is the first festival of our Telugu calendar and the first big festival that comes after Sankranti – .is known by different names in different states of India like “Gudi Padwa” in Maharastra and “Ugadi” in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

Whatever the name this festival takes in different regions, it heralds the dawn of Vasanth Rutu (Spring Season), which is considered the first season of the year (Chaitra Maasam). Ugadi to the Telugu speaking people marks a beginning of a new year in which nature is in full bloom, symbolizing regeneration and celebrating the season’s freshness.

Continue reading this post here, aptly titled : Ugadi Pachadi – Andhra delicacy reflecting different flavors of life

Thank you, Sailu!

Happy Ugaadi, Cheti Chand, Gudi Padwa, Everyone!

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    April 4, 2011 at 4:21 am

    Happy Ugadi, Vidya and you are most welcome. 🙂

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    April 4, 2011 at 9:26 am

    Happy Yugaadi to all Telugu brothers n sisters around the world!!!!Blessings from Mauritius.

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    Vidya Sury
    April 4, 2011 at 9:29 am

    Thanks Anonymous! Same to you and yours.

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