Why we celebrate Ugadi

Wisdom in our festivals: Why do we celebrate Ugadi?

Why do we celebrate Ugadi: A festival of summer, Ugadi is one of the most looked-forward-to festivals in India. Also known as ‘Yugadi,” which literally means, ” Start of a new ‘Yug(Era in Sanskrit),” this festival marks the beginning of a New Year in the Southern states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.