Lathmar Holi 2017 in Barsana, Mathura

Lathmar Holi is a unique festival celebrated few days before Holi festival. In Barsana near Mathura, Lathmar Holi attracts thousands of devotees as it is a fight between gopis (friends of Radha Rani) and gops (friends of Lord Krishna).

Women (gopis) of Barsana town chase down the gops (men) from Nandgaon beat up with sticks in friendly manner. It represents such an incident from Mahabharata.

In 2017, Barsana Lathmar Holi date is March 6. On the following day, Lathmar Holi is played in Nandgaon.

Festival Date : 8 March 2017

Hindu Calender Date: Phalguna Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, Samvat 2073

Festival: Aanola Ekadashi

Significance:

Lathmar Holi in Krishna Janmabhoomi, Mathura

Colorful Holi Celebration in Banke Bihari Temple, Vrindavan

Festival Date : 12 March 2017

Hindu Calender Date: Phalguna Shukla Paksha Poornima, Samvat 2073

Festival : Holika Dahan ( Holi Fire)

Significance:

Holika Dahan in Entire Brijmandal

Priest crossing Holi fire in Phalen Village, Koshi , Mathura

Festival Date: 13 March 2017

Hindu Calender Date: Chaitra Krishana Paksha Pratipada, Samvat 2073

Festival : Dhulandi

Significance:

Colored water Holi in Brajmandal

Color Holi Celebrations in Mathrua Vrindavan Temples

Festival Date: 14 March 2017

Hindu Calender Date: Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dwitiya, Samvat 2073

Festival : Huranga

Significance: Famous Huranga Holi celebration in Dauji Temple, Baldev Mathura

Festival Date: 17 March 2017

Hindu Calender Date: Chaitra Kirshna Paksha panchami

Festival : Rang Panchami

Significance: End of Holi Celebrations in Braj mandal Temples

Read more on Lathmar Holi in Barsana, Nandgaon & Mathura

In 2015, Barsana Lathmar Holi date was February 27.

In 2014, Barsana Lathmar Holi date was March 10.

In 2013, Barsana Lathmar Holi date was March 21.

In 2012, Barsana Lathmar Holi date was March 2.

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