HAPPY HOLI TO ALL

by khalid on 19/03/2011 · 0 comments

HAPPY HOLI TO ALL

Holi is one of the major festival of India and is the most vibrant of all. The joys of Holi knows no bound. The festival is celebrated across the four corners of India or rather across the globe. The festival is filled with so much fun and frolic that the very mention of the word ‘Holi’ draws smile and enthusiasm amongst the people. Holi also celebrates the arrival of Spring, a season of joy and hope.

This year Holi will be celebrated on 20th March 2011. According to the Hindi calendar, Holi is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Phalgun. Holika Dahan is being celebrated on the eve of Holi. The tradition behind the holika dahan is, demon King Hiranyakashyap asked his sister Holika to enter a blazing fire with Prahlad in her lap but Prahlad was saved by lord himself for his extreme devotion and evil minded Holika was burnt to ashes. Peoples gather at streets, colonies, crossroads and light huge bonfires.

Different regional names of Holi are as follows :-
Lathmaar Holi
Dulandi Holi
Rangpanchami
Basant Utsav
Dol Purnima
Hola Mohalla
Shimgo
Kaman Pandigai
Phagu Purnima

Holi Scraps

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Watch out one of the most popular holi songs from “Sholay” movie

SO once again Happy Holi to All

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