Gudhi Padwa heralds the advent of a prosperous new year and is considered as a shubh muhurat – one of the most auspicious days – by Hindus. This festival generally comes in the month of March. According to Epic Ramayana, this is the day when Lord Rama come back to Aayodhya after 14 yrs. of Vanvas.
On this day above each house a “Gudhi” -the bamboo staff is tied up to a big bar, with a saree or a cloth and a glass like vessel above it which overall symbolises victory. The “Gudhi” tastes sweet and children enjoy eating it. There is special Prasad including Neem leaves, gram-pulse and jaggery which is good for health