Holi Puja Procedure, What to do on Holi Festival

Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm throughout India. In some places, some special pujas are performed during Holi festival. Devotees light the lamps in the night and worship Holika at anytime between afternoon and evening. There is not fault if you perform Holika Puja after taking meals.

Before Holi puja, a demon called Dundha is pleased with chanting the puja sankalpam. Wood pieces and dried cow dung balls are kept at a place and set fire.

In 2017, Holi festival date is March 12.

The sacred bonfire is called Holikadahan in North India and Kamadahanam in South Indian states.

Slokam to recite during Holi Puja:

“Vanditasi surendrena brahmana shankarena cha

Athasthwam pahino devi bhoote bhootipradaa bhava”

Pradakshinam or circumambulation around the bonfire is done while chating the mantra.

Lakshmi Puja and Indra pooja are other sacred rituals performed on Holi festival or Falgun Purnima day. Falgun Purnima is also known as Mahalakshmi Jayanthi. Lord Krishna Puja is also observed during Holi especially in North Indian states like Orissa, Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Mahdya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Gujarat.

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  1. Rashmi says:

    what items do you need for holi pooja

  2. Sachita says:

    how to make pooja for holi to which god

  3. Chapal says:

    what items do you need holi puja thali

  4. Pd says:

    Hi, what do you need for pooja plate on holi

  5. Amshula says:

    how and when and which time to do puja on holi

  6. Shubhashis says:

    what type of puja to perform on holika

  7. Vakrabhuj says:

    what should be done for marathi holi puja

  8. Varidhvaran says:

    how is the puja for lighting the holi bonfire done

  9. Keyuri says:

    what all do u require for holika puja

  10. Chetan says:

    how to do puja of krishna for holi at home

  11. Gurusharan says:

    when to do pooja at home on holi

  12. Shighra says:

    is holi purnima puja has not to done

  13. Japa says:

    what pooja to do on holi poornima at home

  14. Tanav says:

    how to do home krishna puja for holi

  15. Tatya says:

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  16. Keemaya says:

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