Gudipadva is traditional new year in the state of maharashtra , india every house puts this auspicious symbol outside of the main door . There are three main auspicious days in a year according to marathi calendar out of which gudi padwa is one hence it is an ideal day to begin any positive change in life .
The placing of gudi to the right side of the main entrance is a symbol of victory against evil , goodluck , & prosperity .
Kalasha – For Success
Wellness /Detox – Neem leaves
Sacredness – Flower garland
Sugar candy – Sweetness in ( balanced ) relationship
Silk saree – For prosperity
Bamboo stick – For strength & also message to preserve nature
Betel nut – Goal planning with positive affirmation
Haldi Kumkum – Traditional red & yellow powders symbolize long life for husbands
Flat wooden base for stability in life
The gudi symbolizes the victory of the shailivahana king over the sakas and it is said that it was hosited for the first time when he returned to paithan . The gudi also symbolizes brahmadvaj or flag of brahma that has a mention in the brahma purana it is velieved that lord brahma created the world on this day . Another significance of the gudi is that of rama’s victory over ravan . It marks the occasion of rama’s coronation following his return after the 14 years of exile .