Holi is one of the oldest festivals in the subcontinent; This festival gets its own distinct color in every region of the country. In most parts of the country, the festival of Holi is played by applying color to each other and soaking in water. Not only this, during this festival of happiness, they also enjoy delicious dishes. The tradition of Lathmar Holi is very popular in parts of Braj and Uttar Pradesh, in which women chase men with sticks or sticks in their hands. After this, everyone gathers and enjoys folklore and delicious dishes. Holi celebrations in Bengal and Orissa have a different view, where people play on swings (dole Jatra) while performing dances on folk songs. At the same time, in South India, people make offerings to Kamdev, the deity of Hindu mythology. Holi is a Hindu festival it will be celebrated on 9th March and 10 March in 2020.
Holika Dahan: 09th March 2020
Holi: 10th March 2020
Holi is such a colorful festival, which people of every religion celebrate with full enthusiasm and fun. This festival decorated with love-filled colors gives the message of brotherhood, opening the bonds of every religion, sect, caste. On this day, all the people forget their old grievances and embrace and enslave a couple. Children and youth play with colors. This festival is celebrated on the full moon of Phalgun month. Many stories are associated with Holi. Holi is lit one night before celebrating Holi. There is a popular legend behind it. hope you all will celebrate Holi 2020 with love and joy. it is a festival of love and colors. so play safe Holi with love.
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The Mythological Significance Behind Holi
There is a mythological story associated with Holi, it is said that Hiranyakashyap was a powerful ruler who had a special boon from Lord Shiva. According to the boon, no man or animal could kill him; He could not be killed in the middle of the day or night. On receiving this boon, Hiranyakashyap began to think of himself as an invincible ruler with divine powers. He had a son, named Prahlad, who was a true devotee of Lord Vishnu, but his father disapproved of this. One day he decided to kill Prahlada and sought help from his sister Holika for this. Holika also received a special boon. She had the boon that she could come out of the fire without any harm and as part of her plan, she sat with Prahlad in the pyre of the burning fire. During this, Prahlada came out chanting the name of Lord Vishnu and Holika burnt in the fire and kept on calling for help. Thus Holika Dahan is celebrated as a celebration of the victory of good over evil.
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Holi and spring have an unbreakable relationship. With the arrival of spring, a new consciousness is communicated in the whole nature. The arrival of Holi takes place around the beginning of spring. This is the time when autumn is called goodbye and spring is replaced by spring. These days, light winds start running. This seasonal change instills spontaneous happiness, excitement in the mind of every person and along with the desire to do something new, every member of the society expresses its happiness through the Holi festival. This also creates feelings of social harmony. Holi has deep roots in Indian folklife.
The word HOLI means in the English language is PURITY. Purity works for every person and if the heritage of purity is associated with this festival, then the importance of this festival becomes a hundred times.
Holi is a joyous festival of getting drenched in the colors of harmony, love, and fun. However, the tradition of Holi has changed from the glory of today’s times, the feeling of belonging to you, to Bhagdaur. Circumstances have also influenced the joy of Holi, but Brijbhumi, which is famous as a place of pilgrimage in India and abroad, has preserved the ancient traditions of Holi even today. This tradition is so vibrant that millions of tourists from all over India and abroad come here every year to enjoy the divine Holi of Braj Vrindavan and get soaked in its colors.
Holi Special Clothes
Till now you must have celebrated the Holi festival by wearing old clothes. Or must have worn boring white clothes, but this time celebrate the festival of Holi with these graphics T-shirts. Here some very cool T-shirts are being shown in HOLI. you can buy these clothes from online shopping websites.
Popular Bollywood Song for HOLI
Balam Pichkari – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone
Rang Barse – Silsila – Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha
- 9 HolikaDahan
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