How to Celebrate New Year (Vikram Samvatsar 2072)

The Vikram Samvatsar; Vedic Year, Indian Year or Hindu Year is starting on March 21, 2015. Technically, the year starts at the precise moment of 03:06 PM on March 20, 2015, but since New Year is considered to take effect from the Sunrise; it will be presumed to start on March 21, 2015.

We know and we have accustomed to celebrate Gregorian New Year in a particular way i.e. eat, drink and merry. Congratulate all and sundry at the intervening night of December 31 and January 01, just at the stroke of midnight. If you do not know, what Gregorian New Year is; this is just the Year used by us commonly, also sometimes called English Year; e.g. currently Gregorian Year is 2015.

But, we cannot and should not celebrate Vikram Samvatsar in that way. Then, how to celebrate this year? We have just tried to give a simple guide below, taking hint from the scriptures. Go through, implement and enjoy:

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