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What are Holi Safety Tips?

What are Holi Safety Tips?

What are Holi Safety Tips? Holi celebrations can be ruined if children are not taught to play safely with colors, from falling sick to being bullied on the streets. Here are some things parents need to keep in mind before sending their kids out to enjoy the festival of colors. Holi Safety Tips Use chemical-free Holi colors Chemical Holi colors …

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What are Holika Dahan Celebrations?

What are Holika Dahan Celebrations?

On the eve of Holi, Holika Dahan takes place. Effigy of Holika, the devil minded sister of demon King Hiranyakashyap is placed in the wood and burnt. For, Holika tried to kill Hiranyakashyap’s son Prahlad, an ardent devotee of Lord Narayana. The ritual symbolizes the victory of good over evil and also the triumph of a true devotee. Children also …

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What is Cultural Significance of Holi?

What is Cultural Significance of Holi?

Celebration of the various legends associated with Holi reassure the people of the power of the truth as the moral of all these legends is the ultimate victory of good over evil. The legend of Hiranyakashyap and Prahlad also points to the fact that extreme devotion to god pays as god always takes his true devotee in his shelter. All …

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Why Holi is known as festival of colors?

Why Holi is known as festival of colors?

In Vrindavan and Mathura (Where Lord Krishna grew up) the festival is celebrated for 16 days in remembrance of the divine love of Radha for Krishna. Krishna is believed to have complained to his mother (“Radha kyon gori, main kyon kala“) about his dark skin complexion and Radha’s fair. That’s when Krishna’s mother decided to apply colour to Radha’s face. …

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What Rituals are Performed During Holi?

What Rituals are Performed During Holi?

What Rituals are Performed During Holi? The emphasis of Holi rituals is on the burning of the demoness Holika. On the eve of Holi, large bonfires are lit to mark occasion and to burn evil spirits. Holi Rituals Rituals of the ancient festival of Holi are religiously followed every year with care and enthusiasm. Preparations Days before the festival people start …

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What is Tradition of Holi?

What is Tradition of Holi?

The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated by different names in this vast and culturally diverse country. The traditions followed for the festival varies a little and at times a lot as one moves from one state to other studying the various facets of the festival and getting behind the various colors of it. Nowhere it is celebrated with so …

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What is the Significance of Lohri?

What is the Significance of Lohri?

In Punjab, the breadbasket of India, wheat is the main winter crop, which is sown in October and harvested in March or April. In January, the fields come up with the promise of a golden harvest, and farmers celebrate Lohri during this rest period before the cutting and gathering of crops. According to the Hindu calendar, Lohri falls in mid-January. …

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