Varanasi widows to celebrate Holi in Vrindavan

Varanasi widows to celebrate Holi 2015 in Vrindavan..Sulabh International, an NGO that has been organizing Holi celebrations for widows in Vrindavan for last three years is behind this inspiring initiative.. The Times of India reported This Holi, Vrindavan will have special guests from Varanasi. It seems that sprinkle of colours has filled vigour in the […]

Holi Special Trains to Puri in March 2015

Holi Special Trains to Puri in March 2015… South Eastern Railway will run 15 pairs of Special Trains between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi on different nominated days during the period from March 4 to June 27. Out of these 15 pairs, 2 pairs of Superfast Special Trains will run between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi for Holi from 4th March to 8th […]

Holi Festival Celebrations in South India, Ritual of Kamadahan

Holi festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety in South India states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. Holi 2015 date is March 5, 6. People in South India worship the Hindu God of Love, Kama (also known as Manmadha, Vasanth) during the festival of colors, Holi. Puranas describe the tremendous sacrifice of Kamadeva […]

Tirumala Tirupati Annual Teppotsavam during Falguna Purnima

The annual Teppotsavam (Boat Festival / Float Festival) in Tirumala Tirupati Sri Venkateshwara swamy temple will be held during Falguna masam. In 2015, Teppotsavam starts on March 1 and ends on March 5, Falguna Purnima. The processional deity of the temple, Lord Malayappa swamy along with his divine consorts Goddess Sridevi and Bhudevi will be taken […]

Holi Dol Jatra 2015, Dol Yatra festival in Bengal

Holi festival is celebrated as Dol Purnima or Dol Jatra or Dol Yatra in Bengal. It is celebrated on Falgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falgun month. In 2015, Holi Dol Jatra date is March 5. Dol Purnima is dedicated to Lord Sri Krishna and the festival is also celebrated as Basantotsab or Vasantotsav. […]

Masi Magam 2015 – Masi Makam, Masi Maham

Masi Magam (Masi Makam or Masi Maham) is the major festival celebrated during Masi Masam (Febraury – March) in Tamil Nadu. In 2015, Masi Magam date is March 4. Masi Magam is celebrated on Magam Nakshatra day in Masi month. The festival generally falls on Pournami or Full Moon day. Masi month is the favorite […]

Special Train for Kanpur during Holi festival

Special Train announced for Kanpur during Holi festival 2015.. In order to clear extra rush of passenger traffic during Holi festival, the Western Railway will run a premium special train between Bandra Terminus and Kanpur. “The train number 09001 Bandra Terminus – Kanpur Central premium AC superfast special train departing Bandra at 12.05 pm on […]

Holi Special Trains – Lucknow, Delhi

Here is the list of Holi special trains for Lucknow and Delhi in February and March 2015.. More Holi special trains have been announced between Delhi and Lucknow. Train 04406/04405 Delhi Jn.-Darbhanga bi-weekly premium superfast express: Train 04406 will depart from Delhi Jn. at 11.15am on February 26, March 2 and March 5 to reach […]

Holika Dahan 2015 date, Time of Holika Dahan during Holi Festival

Holika Dahan is a lighting of bonfire takes place during Holi. Usually, it is observed a day prior to Holi festival. In 2015, Holika Dahan date is March 5. The best time to perform Holika Dahan and to celebrate Holikotsav is in the night on 5 March 2015. The exact time for Holika Dahan would be […]

Dola Purnima 2015, Dol Poornima, Holi Festival in Orissa

Dola Purnima or Dol Poornima is the auspicious day during Holi festival celebrations in Orissa. In 2015, Dola Purnima date is March 5. The celebrations of Dola Purnima are similar to that of Dol Purnima festival in Bengal. In Orissa and Bengal,Holi celebrations will begin on Phagu Dasami and end on Phalgun Poornima or main […]

Holi 2015 | Holi Festival 2015 dates

Holi, the festival of colours is celebrated with utmost gaiety and fervor in India. In 2015, Holi festival date is March 5 & 6. Holi is celebrated for seven to ten days in many holy places in North India. Holi is also known as Holi Dhuleti, Dhulandi Holi, Holika, Lathmar Holi, Rang Panchami, Phagu, Dol […]

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, […]

Holashtak 2015, 8-day Holi Festival in North India

Holashtak is a period of eight days observed from Shukla Saptami or Ashtami in Falgun month to Falgun Purnima. In 2015, Holashtak begins on February 26 and ends on March 5. It is mainly celebrated in North India and the period is considered inauspicious for Shubh karya or any functions.  Basically, Holi festival begins on the […]

40-day Holi Festival begins in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

The whole India starts and ends Holi festival 2015 on March 6; people in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, have started their Holi festival on  January 24. Yes what you have read is correct. In Kullu, Holi festival is celebrated for 40 days, starting from Vasant Panchami. The festival starts with the Lord Raghunath’s chariot procession in […]

Rangbhari Ekadashi 2015 in Varanasi

Rangbharai Ekadashi marks the beginning of Holi celebrations in Varanasi (Kashi). In 2015, Rangbhari Ekadashi date is March 1. People of Varanasi and the government organizations start their Holi festivities from this day. The festival of colours, Holi 2015 date is March 5/6 in Varanasi. Rangbhari Ekadasi is also known as Amalaki Ekadashi in other […]

Lakshmi Jayanthi 2015, Lakshmi Puja on Phalgun Purnima

Sri Lakshmi Jayanti, birthday of Goddess Sri Lakshmi Devi, is observed Phalgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falgun month. In 2015, Lakshmi Jayanthi date is March 5. On this occasion devotees worship Goddess Laxmi devi, Goddess of wealth, with utmost devotion. This festival is also celebrated as Holi or Madan Purnima or Vasant Poornima. […]