Buy Herbal colours for Holi 2018 in Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore & Gurgaon

If you wandering where to buy or purchase herbal colours for Holi 2018 in Delhi Hyderabad Bangalore and Gurgaon, then here is the list of shops and stores that sell herbal and safe eco-friendly colours. It is to note that Holi 2018 dates are – March 1. Shops or stores to buy Natural colours for Holi […]

Dhulivandan 2018 date | Dhulivandan in Maharashtra during Holi

Dhulivandan is an important festival in Maharashtra and Goa celebrated on the next day of colourful Holi festival. It has great significance for agriculture and farming communities. In 2018, Dhulivandan date is March 2. The festival falls on the first day (Pratipada) of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in Phalgun month as per Marathi calendar. Farmers […]

Holi Abhyangasnan | Abhyanga Snan on Dhulivandan

Holi Abhyangasnan (Abhyanga Snan on Dhulivandan) is an ritual bath performed mainly in Maharashtra, Gujarat and other North Indian states. In 2018, Holi Abhyangasnan date is March 2. Abhyaga Snana – items or material required Herbal oil for massage on head and body Utane – It is a powder containing various ingredients such as Kapur […]

Dola Purnima 2018 | Dol Poornima, Holi Festival in Orissa

Dola Purnima or Dol Poornima is the auspicious day during Holi festival celebrations in Orissa. In 2018, Dola Purnima date is March 1. The celebrations of Dola Purnima are similar to that of Dol Purnima festival in Bengal. In Orissa and Bengal,Holi celebrations will begin on Phagu Dasami and end on Phalgun Poornima or main […]

Holi Special Song by Telangana government for World Telugu Conference

Thanks to the World Telugu Conference 2017 which has brought great focus on Telugu Festivals and culture (mainly Telangana festivals and the culture). The government of Telangana has released a Special Holi song (Holi – Holi ra Rangaholi, Chammakeli la Holi). This Special Holi Song, directed by Vamshy Paidipally (famous Telugu director), starring Tollywood hero […]

Ranga Panchami 2018 | Rangapanchami, Shimga in 2018

Holi is also celebrated as Ranga Panchami or Rang Panchami or Shimga in Maharashtra, Konkan regions, some Northern Karnataka districts, and some parts of Madhya Pradesh. In 2018, Ranga Panchami date is March 6. Holi date is March 1. Ranga Panchami falls on the fifth day after Holi Purnima or on Falgun Krishna Panchami. Rang […]

Holi Puja Procedure | What to do on Holi Festival

Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm throughout India. In some places, some special pujas are performed during Holi festival. Devotees light the lamps in the night and worship Holika at anytime between afternoon and evening. There is not fault if you perform Holika Puja after taking meals. Before Holi puja, […]

Madana Purnima

Madana Purnima (Madana Pournami) is the Full Moon in Phalguna Masam (Falgun Month) as per Hindu calendar. In 2018, Madana Purnima date is March 1. It is mainly celebrated in Andhra Pradesh and some other South Indian places. Kamadahanam is the main ritual observed on Madana Purnima. ‘Madana’ is another name of Kamadeva (God of […]

Kama Dahanam 2018

Kama Dahanam is an auspicious ritual performed a day prior to Holi festival in South Indian states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Kamadahanam during Holi festival date is February 28. Kamadahanam Time on 28 February 2018 – 6.25 PM onwards.. Kamadahanam is associated with the legend of Kama deva (the God […]

Holika Dahan 2018 date | Time of Holika Dahan during Holi Festival

Holika Dahan is a lighting of bonfire takes place during Holi. Usually, it is observed a day prior to Holi festival. In 2018, Holika Dahan date is March 1. The best time to perform Holika Dahan and to celebrate Holikotsav is in the night on 1 March 2018. The exact time for Holika Dahan would […]

Rangbhari Ekadashi 2018 in Varanasi

Rangbharai Ekadashi marks the beginning of Holi celebrations in Varanasi (Kashi). In 2018, Rangbhari Ekadashi date is February 26. People of Varanasi and the government organizations start their Holi festivities from this day. The festival of colours, Holi 2018 date is March 1 in Varanasi. Rangbhari Ekadasi is also known as Amalaki Ekadashi in other […]

Holi Dhuleti 2018 | Dhuleti 2018

Dhuleti or Holi Dhuleti, also known as Dhuleti Holi, is the day of playing with Holi colours. The 8-day Holi festival ends this day. Dhuleti 2018 or Holi Dhuleti 2018 date is March 2 in India. This day is celebrated as Vasanatotsav in some North Indian Krishna Temples. Dhulivandan is celebrated on Dhuleti day in Maharashtra. […]

Holashtak 2018 | 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 2018, Holashtak begins on February 23 and ends on March 1. It is mainly celebrated in North India and the period is considered inauspicious for Shubh karya or any functions.  Basically, Holi festival begins on […]

Falgun Purnima 2018 | Phalgun Poornima, Holika Purnima

Falgun Purnima or Phalgun Poornima or Phalguna Pournami or Holika Purnima is the Full Moon day in Falgun month. In 2018, Falgun Poornima date is March 1. This auspicious day is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Goddess Lakshmi. During Falguna month, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped but Krishna Puja and Lakshmi Puja are […]

Lakshmi Puja 2018 on Holi Purnima Festival

Lakshmi Puja is also observed on Falgun Purnima which is popularly celebrated as Holi or Dhuleti Holi. It is believed that on Phalguna Poornima day, Goddess Lakshmi was born as the day is also known as Lakshmi Jayanti for many communities in India. In 2018, Lakshmi Puja time during Falgun Purnima is from 12:15 PM to […]

Holi Wishes | Holi SMS Messages | Holi WhatsApp Status

Holi is the festival of color and love. This is one of the most popular Hindu festivals that are celebrated across the India with love. This festival occurs in the Phalguna month of Hindu calendar. People on this day play with colors and meet each other keeping hate aside. This day points to victory of […]

Holi Festival Celebrations in South India, Ritual of Kamadahan

Holi festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety in South India states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. Holi 2017 date is March 12/13. People in South India worship the Hindu God of Love, Kama (also known as Manmadha, Vasanth) during the festival of colors, Holi. Puranas describe the tremendous sacrifice of Kamadeva for […]

Lathmar Holi, Holi Celebrations at Krishna Janmabhumi

Lathmar Holi is celebrated well before Holi festival in Barsana, Nandgaon and Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the special attractions of Barsana & Mathura. Mathura region is referred to as Sri Krishna Janmabhumi, the birth place of Lord Krishna. Thousands of people from all over India and even from other countries visit […]

Holi, The Festival of Colours in Ancient Texts and Inscriptions

Holi is considered as an ancient Hindu festival. Several Vedas and Puranas mentioned Holi celebrations and references of the festival. In 2017, Holi date is March 12 | 13. Holikotsav in Puranas and other ancient texts: The Narada Purana and the Bhavishya Purana are the important puranas in which we can see the reference of […]

Lathmar Holi 2018 in Barsana, Mathura

Lathmar Holi is a unique festival celebrated few days before Holi festival. In Barsana near Mathura, Lathmar Holi attracts thousands of devotees as it is a fight between gopis (friends of Radha Rani) and gops (friends of Lord Krishna). Women (gopis) of Barsana town chase down the gops (men) from Nandgaon beat up with sticks […]