Hindu New Year 2024-Significance, Date & Celebration

Hindu New Year started with the beginning of the Hindu calendar will be observed on April 9 of this year. According to the Hindu lunisolar calendar, it occurs on the first day of the month that is designated as Chaitra. In many parts of the country, the beginning of the Hindu calendar is celebrated under a variety of monikers.

  • 2022-02.04.2022
  • 2023 –22.03.2023 Indian New Year Chaitra Shukla Pratipada
  • 2024-09.04.2024
Hindu New Year
Hindu New Year

First Celebration of Hindu New Year

According to the most ancient and scientific chronology of this creation, Chaitra Shukla Pratipada is the real new year and it is according to the Vedas. Since time immemorial, this day has been celebrated as New Year in India. Specialties of Indian New Year True Hindus do not welcome the New Year in the dark of night, but welcome the New Year by greeting the first rays of the sun. The creation was initiated by God the Father at sunrise.)”Chaitra Shukla Pratipada” tithi by 197 crores, 29 lakhs, 49 thousand, 123 years ago on this day.

Significance of Hindu New Year & Mythology

It is worth noting that modern scientists using the latest knowledge technology could say only a few years ago that the age of the Earth is about 200 million years. But see how inaccurate the Vedic calculation is, at the beginning of the “Yajna”, during the resolution, the Yajna day has been marked with the day of creation since time immemorial.

  • This is about creation. It means that this day is the first day of creation.
  • The beginning of Satyuga.
  • Lord Sri Ramachandra was anointed on the throne and Rama Rajya was established.
  • Dharmaraja Yudhishthira was anointed on the throne
  • Shalibahan Shakabd started
  • Beginning of Vikram Sambanza 2080
  • The Arya Samaj was established by Maharshi Dayananda Saraswati
  • Basantik Navaratra starts from this day

Past Historical Events on Hindu New Year

  • 1872-Establishment of the Hindu Council Trust was initiated on this day.
  • 1882-The ‘Punjab Hindu Council’ was established. Later it was named as Akhil bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha”.

Thus, since the time reckoning of Sanatan Hinduism is very ancient and scripturally and science-agreeable, Chaitra Shukla Pratipada or New years Mahaparva should be observed individually and collectively.

How to Celebrate the Hindu New Year.
  • Every should keep the house and surroundings Neat & clean. It is better to arrange the beautiful lighting at night.
  • On this morning, decorate the every room with sandpaper or muruz and decorate the house with Kalasa, Purnakumbh, Ambatoran, banana tree etc. In the evening, you can light lamps or electric lights.
  • Taking a bath in the morning and wearing new or clean clothes.
  • Do Homa or Yajna & fasting.
  • Take care of your Elderly father and mother.
  • Do Gopujan, poor service, social service etc.
  • One should give charity according to one’s ability. On that day, persons or institutions are encouraged to perform good deeds like feeding the poor, feeding the children, donating water, and donating blood.
  • New Year welcoming and charitable activities should be organized in public places for the welfare of the world.
  • We can send greetings/good wishes to each other on this day in person or through traditional greeting cards or mobiles.
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