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 2021, Holi date is […]

Legends of Holi & Religious History

Falgun Purnima (Holi Purnima) is also observed as the Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi in Orissa, Bengal and some other regions in India. Generally, Holi means burning. Several legends describe the meaning of the word Holi. One of the most popular of all the stories is of the demon king Hiranyakashyap. Holi 2012 date is March […]