Why Holi is Celebrated in India?


What is Holi Festival, and Why is it Commemorated?

Holi is a festival of colours and has been celebrated since bygone times. The Holi is honoured to welcome spring and also as a beginning for a fresh start.

It is celebrated on the last full moon day in the month of march(Phalguna).

The Story of Holi?

It’s said that the Festival Holi was originally a rite for married women to flare wealth and cordiality in their new families. Since then, the festival has matured to encompass much more.
But the only focus of the Holi is to celebrate the victory of good over evil.
It is said that there lived an ancient king named Hiranyakashipu (also known as Hiranyakashyap) who declared himself undying and mandated to be worshipped as a god.
According to Hindu mythology, his son Prahalada was a pure devotee of lord Vishnu and Hiranyakashipu was angry for worshipping lord Vishnu over him.
As per the tale, Lord Vishnu appeared as half-lion and half-man and killed Hiranyakashipu when he tried to kill Prahlad in the lap of his sister named, Holika, encircled with fire. In that way, good conquered over evil.

Holi Festival Like!

The Holi is wild, with huge crowds throwing coloured dye, water guns, music, and dance on the streets, and people also used to drink alcohol and cannabis. It is a happy time when people
come together as one over their class.

Mainly Celebrated?

Holi is mainly honoured in India and Nepal, but for some years, it has spread more across the
It is widely celebrated in cities like Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, and each city may celebrate slightly

How is the Holi celebrated?

On the sooner night of Holi, people light bonfires and throw roasting grains, popcorn, coconut,
and chickpeas onto them.
The next day, people of all ages go to the streets and have fun by throwing colours and water at
one another.

The significance of Holi!

Holi has an immense cultural consequence in Hindu Culture. It is a new beginning from the
errors in the past and the end of the quarrels.

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