Holika Dahan, 17 March 2022

17 March 2022 is Holika Dahan for Holi festival (lighting of bonfire). Usually, it is observed a day prior to Holi festival or on the same day of Holi.

The best time to perform Holika Dahan and to celebrate Holikotsav is in the night on 17 March 2022. The exact time for Holika Dahan would be in the night during Pradosh Kaal.

The similar ritual in South India is known as Kamadahanam. Holika dahan or Holikotsav or Choti Holi signifies the victory of good over evil. It is mentioned in many Puranas and other Sacred Texts.

In Narada Purana, Holika Dahan is mentioned as the victory of Prahlada over his aunt demon Holika. As per Bhavishya Purana, a demon called Dhundhi was killed by a group of children whom he suffered a lot. Hence, the festival of Holi is very much associated with children.

Holika Dahan 2022 date in Other countries..

Holika Dahan 2022 in USA (PST) – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in Hawaii – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in USA (MST) – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in USA (EST) – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in Trinidad & Tobago – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in UK – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in UAE & Middle East – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in Malaysia – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in Singapore – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in Australia – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in New Zealand – March 17

Holika Dahan 2022 in Fiji Islands – March 17

Panchang, Holika Dahan – 17 March 2022

आनंद नाम संवत्सर, फाल्गुन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्दशी – पूर्णिमा तिथि, पूर्वाफाल्गुनी नक्षत्र, शूल योग, वणिज – विष्टि करण |

Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:17 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:20 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 05:33 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : No Moonset

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Chaturdashi upto 01:29 PM Purnima
Nakshatra : Purva Phalguni upto 12:34 AM, Mar 18 Uttara Phalguni
Yoga : Shula upto 01:09 AM, Mar 18. Ganda.
Karana : Vanija upto 01:29 PM. Vishti upto 01:12 AM, Mar 18. Bava.
Weekday : Guruwara.
Paksha : Shukla Paksha

Samvat:

Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Phalguna – Purnimanta Phalguna – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit : 11:55 AM to 12:43 PM
Amrit Kalam : 06:07 PM to 07:43 PM

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 01:49 PM to 03:19 PM
Yamaganda : 06:17 AM to 07:48 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:18 AM to 10:48 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:18 AM to 11:06 AM 03:07 PM to 03:55 PM
Varjyam : 08:25 AM to 10:02 AM

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