Dhulivandan 2020 date | Dhulivandan in Maharashtra during Holi

Dhulivandan is an important festival in Maharashtra and Goa celebrated on the next day of colourful Holi festival. It has great significance for agriculture and farming communities. In 2020, Dhulivandan date is March 10. The festival falls on the first day (Pratipada) of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in Phalgun month as per Marathi calendar. Farmers […]

Holi Abhyangasnan | Abhyanga Snan on Dhulivandan

Holi Abhyangasnan (Abhyanga Snan on Dhulivandan) is an ritual bath performed mainly in Maharashtra, Gujarat and other North Indian states. In 2020, Holi Abhyangasnan date is March 10. Abhyaga Snana – items or material required Herbal oil for massage on head and body Utane – It is a powder containing various ingredients such as Kapur […]

Holika Dahan 2020 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 2020, Holika Dahan date is March 9. The best time to perform Holika Dahan and to celebrate Holikotsav is in the night on 9 March 2020. The exact time for Holika Dahan would […]

Holi Bhai Dooj 2020

Holi Bhai Dooj is observed on the second day after Holi festival. It falls on Dwitiya in Krishna Paksha of Chaitra Month in North Indian Hindi Calendars. In 2020, Holi Bhai Dooj date is March 11 (Matantare Bhai Dooj). It coincides with Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dwitiya as per Marathi, Gujarat, Kannada & Telugu calendars. On […]

Significance of Holika Dahan

The burning of Holika has an effect on the coming monsoon. There is story of Prahlada (from which the festival of Holi originated). Prahlada was a young boy who was very dedicated to God but his father was not. His father was a very egoistic and a cruel king. So the story goes that he […]

Holi Pujan Time 2020 | Holi Pooja Muhurat in 2020

Goddess Lakshmi

Holi is observed on Falgun Purnima. It is also known as Lakshmi Jayanti. Holi Pujan 2020 time is mentioned here. Lakshmi Pujan, Shiva Puja, Vishnu Puja, and Krishna Puja are observed on Holi festival as per devotees’ own regional traditions. Holi pujan is performed after Pradosha kaal and before Holika Dahan. It means the best […]

History & Significance of Holi Festival

Holi, also known as Holika, is an ages old Hindu festival. Ancient Hindu scriptures, ‘Purvamimamsa-Sutras’ and ‘Kathaka-Grhya-Sutras’ written by Jaimini explained the history, legend, stories and significance of Holi festival. It is said that Holi was celebrated by Aryans in early civilization of India (people of Harappa and Mohenzodaro civilizations). In 2020, Holi date is […]

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, […]

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 2020 date is March 9|10. 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 for […]

Holi Rituals & Customs, Traditions of Holi Festival

People follow the rituals and customs of the ancient festival Holi with utmost care and devotion. In 2020, Holi date is March 9|10. Celebrations of Holika Dahan – the Holy Bonfire The day before Holi is celebrated as Holika Dahan. On this day, the effigy of Holika, the sister of the Demon King Hiranyakashyapa is […]

Buy Herbal colours for Holi 2020 in Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore & Gurgaon

If you wandering where to buy or purchase herbal colours for Holi 2020 in Delhi Hyderabad Bangalore and Gurgaon, then here is the list of shops and stores that sell herbal and safe eco-friendly colours. It is to note that Holi 2020 dates are – March 9. Shops or stores to buy Natural colours for […]

Dola Purnima 2020 | Dol Poornima, Holi Festival in Orissa

Dola Purnima or Dol Poornima is the auspicious day during Holi festival celebrations in Orissa. In 2020, Dola Purnima date is March 9. 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 […]

Kama Dahanam 2020

Kama Dahanam is an auspicious ritual performed a day prior to Holi festival in South Indian states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Kamadahanam during Holi festival date is March 8. Kamadahanam Time on 8 March 2020 – 6.25 PM onwards.. Kamadahanam is associated with the legend of Kama deva (the […]

Rangbhari Ekadashi 2020 in Varanasi

Rangbharai Ekadashi marks the beginning of Holi celebrations in Varanasi (Kashi). In 2020, Rangbhari Ekadashi date is March 6. People of Varanasi and the government organizations start their Holi festivities from this day. The festival of colours, Holi 2020 date is March 9 in Varanasi. Rangbhari Ekadasi is also known as Amalaki Ekadashi in other […]

Holi Dhuleti 2020 | Dhuleti 2020

Dhuleti or Holi Dhuleti, also known as Dhuleti Holi, is the day of playing with Holi colours. The 8-day Holi festival ends this day. Dhuleti 2020 or Holi Dhuleti 2020 date is March 10 in India. This day is celebrated as Vasanatotsav in some North Indian Krishna Temples. Dhulivandan is celebrated on Dhuleti day in […]

Lakshmi Puja 2020 on Holi Purnima Festival

Lakshmi Puja is also observed on Falgun Purnima which is popularly celebrated as Holi or Dhuleti Holi. It is believed that on Phalguna Poornima day, Goddess Lakshmi was born as the day is also known as Lakshmi Jayanti for many communities in India. In 2020, Lakshmi Puja time during Falgun Purnima is till 11.16 PM on […]

Falgun Purnima 2020 | Phalgun Poornima, Holika Purnima

Falgun Purnima or Phalgun Poornima or Phalguna Pournami or Holika Purnima is the Full Moon day in Falgun month. In 2020, Falgun Poornima date is March 9. This auspicious day is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Goddess Lakshmi. During Falguna month, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped but Krishna Puja and Lakshmi Puja are […]

Holi 2020 | Holi Festival 2020 date

Holi festival, also known as Holika, is the colourful Hindu festival celebrated on Falgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falgun Month. In 2020, Holi date is March 9|10. As Phalgun Purnima in 2020 starts on March 9 and ends on March 10, date of Holi festival may vary. Phalgun Purnima or Holi festival is celebrated […]

Holashtak 2020 | 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 2020, Holashtak begins on March 2 and ends on March 9. It is mainly celebrated in North India and the period is considered inauspicious for Shubh karya or any functions.  Basically, Holi festival begins on […]

Holi Wishes | Holi SMS Messages | Holi WhatsApp Status

Holi is the festival of color and love. This is one of the most popular Hindu festivals that are celebrated across the India with love. This festival occurs in the Phalguna month of Hindu calendar. People on this day play with colors and meet each other keeping hate aside. This day points to victory of […]