Happy Ugadi! And A Very Happy New Year! “Nandana”!
The name of this year is “Nandana”. Nandana means one who or which gives delight, a delighter. May this year bring lots of happiness to you and your family. And may all of us contribute to the happiness of those around us.
I have written an article on Ugadi festival explaining the significance of the festival, about the 60-year cycles, the names of years, the rituals, and the special festival foods. You may read this article by clicking on the following link: "Ugadi Festival"