Vikram Samwat 2074 /Nav Samvatsar / Hindu Nav Varsh, 2074 (or) Sanvatsar / Nav sanvatsar ,2074 / Hindu new year 2074This year Samwat 2074 begins on Chaitra Krishna Amavasya (Usually Nav Samvatsar begins on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada but in Samvat 2074 Pratipadada is a kshaya tithi so this year it begins on Amavasya), Tuesday, 28 March, 2017.
Important things about Samwatsar ;-
(1) Lord Brahma began his creation on Chaitra Shukla Pratipad. So this day is considered as the day of creation and enthusiasm.
(2) Lord Vishnu took the incarnation of Matsya on this day.
(3) This day is also known as the beginning of Vikram Samwat.
(4) Basant Navratra begins on this day.
(5) In Maharastra this day is celebrated as the festival of Gudi Padawa
(6) In Andhra Pradesh and Karnatak this day is celebrated as Ugadi festival.
(7) Chaitra shukla Pratipada is also known as the Swayam siddh Muhurat (Self Proven Muhurat). So any new and auspicious work can be started or new things can be purchased on this day.
(9) Every Samwatsar has its own name, king, minister and other office bearers and their effects.(click for Vikarm Samwat Council and Phal Vichar )
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