Holi is an Ancient Hindu Festival, that later became famous in non –Hindu as well, they also celebrate with same energy and rituals. Holi insect the arrival of spring after winter. Holi signifies the good things over the bad, and celebrated as the day of spreading happiness and love. Holi is the festivals where all the religion come together to celebrate it, it also signifies that the unity of country with happiness.
Holi 2021 Date & Time
Holi represent the arrival of spring and a great victory or achievement of Good over evil. Generally, the color used in Holi comes from flowers and herbs that is the hot climate of India tends to produce the bright Natural dyes but now a day they are usually used synthetic instead of natural dyes.
The second biggest festival after Diwali is Holi. Assailed as the festival of colors, Holi is celebrated on the Pratipada Tithi (First day) of the Chaitra month (according to the Purniment calender) or the Phalguna month ( Amavasyant calender).
This year Holi is on 29th March, Monday, the festival begins with Holika Dahan on the previous night on (Phalguna Purnima) and concluded with Holi next day. Holi is also known as Dhuleti, Dhulandi, Rangwali Holi, due to COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing orders, it will not be played with that enthusiasm as before pre- pandemic times.
Purnima tithi beginning time this year is 3:27 am on March 28, 2021 and ending time is 12:17 am on March 29, 2021.
Muhurat for Holika Dahan on 28th March 2021 between the 6:54 pm to 9:14 pm
Happy Holi Story & Significance
Holi origin’s having a varying account that is mentioned in several works of ancient Indian Literatures. Among of them one popular version of the story is, an evil become so powerful that he forced people of their kingdom to worship him as their God. But the King’s anger, his son Prahlada continued to be a very enthusiastic a strong believer of the Hindu god Lord Vishnu.
The ire king planned with his sister Holika, to kill his son Prahlada. Holika, who was the resistance of fire, deceive Prahlada to sit in a combustible heap for burning with her. When the combustible heap for burning was lit, the body of strong believe in Lord Vishnu helped him walk away unharmed while Holika, from whom the festival derives its name, was burned to death despite her resistance.
Holi 2021 celebrations | How Holi is celebrated?
On the festival eve, large pyres are lit in many parts of our country to signify the burning of evil spirits, people often throw wood with dried leaves into the pyre. Holi is celebrated every year because We want the future generation of India to be connected with their culture . And also, to plays short plays on the story behind Holi helps to celebrating as community to parents show their children what the festival stands for.
On the occasion of Holi, people also splash water on each other, splash colored powder of different color, each color have their own significances. Water guns are used to squirt water, while some people also flung colored water balloons in rooftops, Later in the evening, families gather together for the festive meals, it also very common to distribute sweets among their neighbors and friends.
Happy Holi 2021 Images
The eve of Holi also promotes the good health in the southern regions of our country, the morning after the burning of Holika, people splash or pot the ash (Vibhuti) on their forehead. The images for holi 2021 can be shared using whatsapp, instagram & Twitter with your friends & family.
Happy Holi 2021 Wishes
The festival of colors, Holi is finally here, but unlike every year we do not able to celebrate with that enthusiasm due to this pandemic, we will celebrate with totally different fashion this year, than before due to social distancing maintaining, while everyone is being instructed to play Holi in their homes- here are the some messages and wishes of Holi:
“May this year Holi bring a lots success with adventure, with colors of joy and happiness- Happy Holi 2021”.
“Let’s forget the past, throw the colors in air and renew the relations with joy- Happy Holi!”
“ Let’s spreads the color of joy with love, from mine to yours”
What is the main purpose of Holi?
Holi is the festival which is celebrate annually that’s occurs thanks giving for good harvest. Holi is the festival to meet others with play and laugh, forget and forgive and also repair broken relationships. This is the festival which also celebrates the beginning of good spring harvest season, every year.
Why do we celebrate Holi?
Holi is one of the main festival of Hindus and is the celebration of victory of good wills over the evil. The story of Hiranyakashipu is rooted on Good overcoming evil in Hinduism. According to the story , The Lord Vishnu was appeared as the half-lion and half-man, and killed the Hiranyakashipu. In this way the victory of good over the evil.
Why do we throw color on occasion of Holi?
The entire streets in towns, cities and villages turns red, green, yellow and pink on the occasion of Holi as the people throw colored powder into the air and splash them into others. Each color carries a different meanings. For Example, Red is for the fertility and love, while, Green is for new Beginnings. Some places people also splash water to celebrate Holi.
What is the Holi in India?
Holi has becomes the most realistic, joyous and colorful festival of our country India. Holi is beginning with Holika dahan at previous night and after that with the throwing of colored powder and water balloons. It has now gain the popularity across the world, even International travel groups also selling tours to the country often place photos of Holi celebrations alongside the picture of famous monuments Taj Mahal. In spite of the fact that the Hindu festival of colors finds its origins in South Asia. Holi has been celebrated in our country and their subcontinent for centuries.
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