Holika Dahan, 5 March 2015

5 March 2015 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 5 March 2015. The exact time for Holika Dahan would be in the night — from 6.20 PM to 8.49 PM.

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 2015 date in Other countries..

Holika Dahan 2015 in USA (PST) – March 4

Holika Dahan 2015 in Hawaii – March 4

Holika Dahan 2015 in USA (MST) – March 4

Holika Dahan 2015 in USA (EST) – March 4

Holika Dahan 2015 in Trinidad & Tobago – March 4

Holika Dahan 2015 in UK – March 5

Holika Dahan 2015 in UAE & Middle East –  March 5

Holika Dahan 2015 in Malaysia – March 5

Holika Dahan 2015 in Singapore – March 5

Holika Dahan 2015 in Australia – March 5

Holika Dahan 2015 in New Zealand – March 5

Holika Dahan 2015 in Fiji Islands – March 5

Panchang, Holika Dahan – 5 March 2015

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:49 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:28
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 18:17 Chandrastama (Moonset) 00:00

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 23:35
Nakshatra Magha – 08:29
Yoga Sukarman – 08:14
Karana Bava – 23:35

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Phaalguna
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 14:05 – 15:33
Gulika Kalam: 09:43 – 11:11
Yama Gandam: 06:49 – 08:16

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kumbha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 28:21* – 30:09*
Abhijit: 12:15 – 13:01

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:31 – 19:19
Durmuhurthams: 15:21 – 16:08

Choghadiya – 5 March 2015

Day Choghadiya Timings

Shubh Choghadiya – 06:59 – 08:27
Rog Choghadiya – 08:27 – 09:55
Udveg Choghadiya – 09:55 – 11:21
Char Choghadiya – 11:21 – 12:49
Labh Choghadiya – 12:49 – 14:16
Amrit Choghadiya – 14:16 – 15:44
Kaal Choghadiya – 15:44 – 17:12
Shubh Choghadiya – 17:12 – 18:39

Night Choghadiya Timings

Amrit Choghadiya – 18:39 – 20:12
Char Choghadiya – 20:12 – 21:44
Rog Choghadiya – 21:44 – 23:16
Kaal Choghadiya – 23:16 – 24:48*
Labh Choghadiya – 24:48* – 26:21*
Udveg Choghadiya – 26:21* – 27:53*
Shubh Choghadiya – 27:53* – 29:26*
Amrit Choghadiya – 29:26* – 30:58*

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