When is Holi?

Know when is holi this year. Holi festival celebration dates in India and worldwide. Find complete details about When is holi in 2019, 2020, 2021. Also know about complete holi calendar. Know about brief history of holi.

When is Holi?

Holi – Holi festival is called as festival of love, colors and happiness that signifies the victory of gods over immoral. It is also called as holika dahan, the sister of Hindu King Hiranyakashipu. Holi festival is commemorate on February end or starting March.

How To Celebrate Holi

Below are simple step to celebrates holi without destroying the environment.

  1. Lighting the Holika Bonfire
  2. Playing Colors
  3. Breaking the Pot
  4. Visiting Friends and Family

History of Holi – Why is Holi Celebrated

Holi is an old festival of Hindus and was originally known as ‘Holika’. The reason holi is celebrated in hindi it that Holi is celebrated for the killing of Holika by God Vishnu in order to save the life of Prahlad, a devotee of God Vishnu, and thus Holi gets its name. Previously people use to contribute a piece of wood or two for the Holika bonfire, and this represents Holika killing her brother Hiranya Kashipu.

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