Happy Ugadi!

The first day of Chaitra is celebrated as Ugadi. This festival holds utmost importance in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Ugadi marks that time of the year when after the trees have shed their leaves, they begin to bloom again. The most important ritual of the festival the Ugadi Pachadi with its 'Shadruchulu' - the six flavours signifying life with its various experiences happy, sad, success, failure.