Amazing Facts About Holi

Holi  is a Hindu spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colours” or the “festival of love”.Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular all over the world.The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated on Phalgun Purnima which comes in February end or early March. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships, and is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest.

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We all love playing holi and it is one of the most fun and lovable festival.It is the festival of fun,color,laughter and botherwood. We here bring you some of the most amazing facts about Holi.

Holi is also known as the festival of colours where everyone shares joy, happiness and love.

Holi comes from the word Holika.It is said that Holika was burned by Prahlad when she tried to burn the child and Holka Dahan is celebrated for this reason.

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It is a festival of colors which symbolizes love and welcomes new beginning by burying all old hatchets.

In Kathmandu, one week before the main Holi celebration, a Chir (bamboo pole) covered with colorful clothes is erected in Basantapur Durbar Square. On the eve of Holi, it is taken down and burnt to symbolize the death of the evil Holika.

It brings people from all classes and background together thus removing signs of inequality.

It symbolizes unity and brotherhood.सम्बन्धित छवि

It is globally known festival and is celebrated by Hindus as well as by non-Hindus.

It is celebrated every year after the full moon in the Hindu month of ‘Phalgun’ i.e. early march.

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On the eve of the festival, people prepare a bonfire to mark the beginning of the festival.

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Another historical fact associated with Holi, when Lord Krishna’s mother Yasodha finally convinced him to approach Radha. Krishna always complained to his mother about Radha’s fair complexion so his mother advised him to apply colors on Radha’s face and see how her completion changes.

Holi- The festival Of Color(होली )

Holi  is a Hindu spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colours” or the “festival of love”.Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular all over the world.The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated on Phalgun Purnima which comes in February end or early March. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships, and is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest.

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Holi is festival of color. This festival is also farewell of winter and welcoming of summer in Southern Asia. Holi is celebrated in full moon day in Phalgun . Hence, Holi is also called Fagu Purnima. Holi is called Dhuli in Sanskrit.
Holi in Nepal It is also observed to get blessing of God for coming harvests and fertility of the land. This festival is celebrated in most of South Asian counties.
Actually Holi is the night of Falgun Krishna Chaturdasi but celebration starts from the very next day on Purnima. Holi is the festival of color, friendships and love.

How is Holi Celebrated!

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Holi in Nepal starts one week before the main day of Holi. There is a tradition of erecting a long bamboo stick (lingo) covered with pieces of different color cloths (Chir) in Bashantapur Durbar square, Kathmandu. In the eve of Holi the lingo is taken down and the Chir is burnt. The event is called Chir Haran or Holika Dahan. Holi then starts.

Holi festival is celebrated among family, friends and acquaintances at home, where friends used to gather in one house or start visiting and collecting friends on their way to a certain local area to play together in company of close friends. There were many small gatherings in different parts of the town where the communities celebrate Holi among each other and the whole atmosphere was vivacious and the happiness of people playing contagious.

There is a national holiday declared for everyone in Nepal to the occasion of Holi. This festival is observed the next day in Terai after the rest of Nepal has already celebrated it.

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Holi is celebrated with colors, water, sweets and music. People put color on each other as a token of love. People go houses of relatives and friends in group. Put colors on each other eat sweets and move whole day. People dance and play music. People in Terai celebrate Holi the next day from Kathmandu Valley and other hilly reason of Nepal.

People used to make Pichkari (water guns) out of bamboo. And throw colored water on each other. Now-a-days balloons and plastic water guns (pichkari) are used. The balloon filled with water is called Lola in Nepali. Kids start throwing lolas on each other from week ahead of main Holi days.People collects wood and burn fires and play music and performs dances. Some drink bhang and go crazy and make jokes.

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The burning of the wood log in village and town avenues are very important part of Holi celebration. This event is called Holika Dahan, the end of Holika.