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 […]

Holashtak 2013 begins

Today, 20 March 2013, Holashtak begins. Holashtak is a period of eight inauspicious days prior to Holi festival as per North Indian Hindi calendars. During this period, no auspicious event is celebrated in North Indian states like Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, etc. On the first day of Holashtak, the […]