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Festivals are usually colourful but there is a festival for colours, that is Holi. It is also known as the festival of spring, festival of colours and festival of love. No festival is enjoyed as joyful as Holi. It is a religious and cultural festival.

People do not worry about the colours spilling on their white dresses. Colours represent and symbolize different emotions. Colours share and spread happiness.

“Don’t worry about you looks, No one is going to care on this particular day. Because you will be drenched with colours, That will be making you beautiful”

When is Holi celebrated ?

Holi is celebrated in the month of March for two days according to the Hindu calendar.

It is celebrated during the end of winter on the last full moon day of the Hindu luni-solar calendar month marking the spring, making the date vary with the lunar cycle.

It is a symbolism to welcome the spring. It is widely celebrated in the North regions of India. People of every age memorialize this great event. It is a festival of spring.

The festival is observed by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains.

“Summers are special for Ice creams, Winters are special for Christmas and Snowmans. Spring is special for various things, Especially for the Festival of colours” -gsngirtgestoipepes

Holi celebration starts on the night before Holi with a Holika Dahan where people gather, perform religious rituals in front of the bonfire, and

pray that their internal evil be destroyed the way Holika, the sister of the demon king Hiranyakashipu, was killed in the fire.

Holika Dahan also Kamudu pyre is celebrated by burning Holika, an asura. For many traditions in Hinduism, Holi celebrates the killing of Holika by Vishnu in order to save Prahlad, a devotee of God Vishnu in the city of Multan Pakistan, and thus Holi gets its name.

Significance of Holi

The night before Holi, pyres are burnt in North India, Nepal and parts of South India in keeping with this tradition.[1] The youth playfully steal all sorts of things and put them in Holika pyre.

It is a festival of triumph good over evil in the honour of Hindu god, Lord Vishnu.

“Brush with Powders, Bath with Colour guns, Do facial with Colours, Because it is Holi!”

In the Braj region of India, where the Hindu deity Krishna grew up, the festival is celebrated until Rang Panchmi in commemoration of the divine love of Radha for Krishna.

That is the reason why Holi is also known as a festival of love. The playful colouring of Radha and Krishna's face has been commemorated as Holi.

Among other Hindu traditions such as Shaivism and Shaktism, the legendary significance of Holi is linked to Shiva in yoga and deep meditation, goddess Parvati wanting to bring back Shiva into the world.

Holi is a start of a new year where people change and make new friends. Like a change of season, people forget and forgive.

How Holi is celebrated ?

People have a traditional source for colours which is called 'gulal'. It is considered to be medicinal during the seasonal change. The colours are produced with Neem, Saffron and turmeric. It has all the ayurvedic essence. 

“Kids fall in love with the persons But legends fall in love with The Festival of Love”

Holi celebrations begins on the night before Holi with a 'Holika Dahan' where people gather together with their family and friends to perform religious rituals in front of the bonfire, and pray that their internal evil to be destroyed the way Holika, the sister of the demon king Hiranyakashipu, was killed in the fire. 

The next morning is celebrated as 'Rangwali Holi'. People smear each other with colours and drench each other. Water guns and water-filled balloons are also used to play and colour each other.

Anyone and everyone has a very fair game. it can be a friend or stranger, rich or poor, man or woman, children, and elders. The frolic and fight with colours occurs in the open streets, open parks, outside temples and buildings. 

There comes a group that carries drums and other musical instruments who go from place to place to sing and dance.

People visit their family, friends and foes to throw coloured powder on each other, laugh and gossip, then share Holi delicacies, food and drinks.

People spray colours on each other, they laugh and play. It is a festival where even the old people become children and play with the children.