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Holi Festival, 8 March 2012

Today, 8 March 2012 is Holi Festival. Holi is celebrated in all places of India on Falgun Purnima, Full Moon in Phalgun month as per Hindu calendar. It is also known as Phagu, Phaguva, Dhulendi, Dhuleti, Dola Purnima, Dol Yatra, Gaura Purnima, Rangotsav, Kaman Pandigai, Kamuni Punnami, etc.. The following day of Holi is celebrated as Vasantotsav arambh as it marks the beginning of Vasantotsav. Dhulivandan is a ritual observed during Holi festival in Maharashtra and some other western parts of India.

Holi festival falls in Maasi Masam in Tamil calendar and Kumbha Masam in Kerala’s Malayalam calendar.

Falgun Purnima is celebrated as Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti and Gaura Purnima among Gaudiya sect of Hindus. Holi marks the end of Holashtak.

Chharedi or Chhareti marks the conclusion of Holi festival in Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal). In Uttaranchal, Kumaoni Holi is the most exciting Holi celebration. Two forms of Holi celebrated in Uttarakhand are: Khadi Holi and Bathak Holi.

Holi marks the end of Phalgun month in North Indian Hindi calendar. The following day marks the beginning of Chaitra month.

Always use natural colours for playing Holi. Natural colours are the eco-friendly and the safest colors to play Holi with.

Holi Specials ——-

Holi Pujan Time, Holi Pooja Muhurat

Holi Puja Procedure, Pujan Vidhi for Holi

Dhulivandan date

Holi MP3 Songs Download

How to prepare Natural Holi colours

Holi Safety Tips, Cleaning Tips for Holi 

Natural Holi colours in Hyderabad, Stores to get Holi colours in Hyderabad

Natural Holi colours in Bangalore, Stores to get Holi colours in Bangalore

Natural Holi colours in Delhi, Stores to get Holi colours in Delhi

Natural Holi colours in Mumbai, Stores to get Holi colours in Mumbai

Natural Holi colours in Pune, Stores to get Holi colours in Pune

Natural Holi colours in Gurgaon, Stores to get Holi colours in Gurgaon

Natural Holi colours in Kolkata, Stores to get Holi colours in Kolkata

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  1. Valaak says:

    why do people call holi as kamuni punnami