Many other puja components that are considered auspicious (sattvik) as per Vedas are used to worship deities and to perform various Vedic rituals. Hinduism is referred as Dharma (a way of living) which guides the followers just not to achieve external happiness but internal blissfulness to live and experience life in the fullest possible way.
Ugadi festival is celebrated in different parts of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. It is the start of the New Year for people in these states. The festival is celebrated in the month of March or April.