Holi 2021


  India is a country of festivals. We celebrate many festivals throughout the year. Holi is an important festival of the hindus and is celebrated at the end of the winter season and the beginning of spring season.

 Holi is a colourful festival of great joy and enthusiasm so, it is also known as "festival of colours."

The festival generates feeling of love and brotherhood among people. It is two days festival commonly the full moon night with Holika dahan

Main Holi festival is celebrated the next day of Holika dahan. According to the hindu calendar it is celebrated on the full moon of the month of phalgun.

In 2020 the most important festival of hindu that is holi, celebrated on 10 March (Tuesday)

                      There is a story behind celebrating this festival. It is said that many years ago there was a king named Hiranyakashyap whose son prahalad was a devotee of Lord Vishnu.

While his father was a story opponent of Vishnu Hiranyakashyap wanted to kill his own son because Prahalad believed Lord Vishnu.

Hiranyakashyap wanted to his son to call him Lord or not to Vishnu. So, he tried to kill Prahalad king sister Holika had boon of never getting killed got killed in the fire.

Since people of hindu religion celebrate the festival of holi with great fanfare every year as a victory.

At this occasion, people gets involved in cleaning homes, arranging goods for delicious recipes, purchasing etc from few days ago.

At this day, people enjoy delicious foods and sweets.

Holi is a  festival that is considered as a day where people forget, forgive, make up broken relationship and got back to the happy world again.

They forget their differences and bad behavior and play holi by throwing colours over them, applying Abeer on forehead and hugging each other.

People play colours on the street by singing Holi songs and dancing on the music together with their family, friends and neighbours.

People visit homes of each other to greet. The celebration of holi varies according to the place and culture.

At some places, there is a tradition of playing Holi in white dress and putting abeer at forehead in the evening and hug each other to show their love, affection and brotherhood.

Even they start playing with colours with their friends, neighbours and relatives with pichkari and small balloons.

In this way we celebrate this festival.

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