The Significance of Gold on Gudi Padwa

History and facts 02 Aug 2017

The Significance of Gold on Gudi Padwa

A Maharashtrian Festival, Gudi Padwa, marks the beginning of 'Chaitra' month, which marks the new year as per the lunar Hindu Calendar.

Gudi Padwa being an important festival, buying gold on this day is considered very auspicious in Maharashtra. Know about various ways you can buy or invest in gold on this special day.

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Tied around the neck like a choker, a galobandh is made of gold and worn by the married women of Kumaon, Garhwal, Bhotiya, and Jaunsar regions of Uttarakhand. It is designed on a red belt with square gold blocks arranged on it with the help of a thread.

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