2020-21 Telugu Year Name

Ugadi 2020 Telugu New Year is celebrated on 25 March 2020 which falls to be sunday. Ugadi/Yugadi is celebrated by both telugu Kannada people. The Telugu year is the calendar year for the Telugu speaking people of India. Each Yuga (Era) has a cycle of 60 years. Each year of Ugadi year has a specific name in Panchangam (Astrnomical calendar) and the name of the year 2020 – 2021 is Sarvari (శార్వరి) (the day after Amavasya) will be the start of new month and year.

The day begins with ritual oil-bath followed by prayers. Oil bath and eating Neem leaves are must rituals suggested by scriptures. North Indians don’t celebrate Ugadi but start nine days Chaitra Navratri Puja on the same day and also eat Neem with Mishri on the very first day of Navratri. As per Telugu calendar traditions, each Yuga has a cycle of 60 years. These year names change on the day of the Ugadi festival. Each year of the Telugu calendar has a specific name in the Panchangam (traditional Hindu calendar in Telugu). The Telugu calendar has 60 names corresponding to each year. Every 60 years a yuga gets completed and the names repeat in the next Yuga (next cycle). For example, the Telugu name for 1954 is “Jaya” which again got repeated after 60 years in 2014.

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