Ranga Panchami 2019 | Rangapanchami, Shimga in 2019

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 2019, Ranga Panchami date is March 6. Holi date is March 25. 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, […]

Lathmar Holi 2019 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 […]

Barsana Holi 2019 (Lathmar Holi’s First day)

Holi festival in Barsana is celebrated as Lathmar Holi. It is also celebrated in Nandgaon and Mathura of Uttar Pradesh. In 2019, Barsana Lathmar Holi date is March 15. Barsana Holi marks the beginning of Lathmar Holi festival in Mathura region (Sri Krishna Janmabhumi). Thousands of people from across India and various countries visit the […]

Holi 2019 | Holi Festival 2019 date

Holi festival, also known as Holika, is the colourful Hindu festival celebrated on Falgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falgun Month. In 2019, Holi date is March 20|21. As Phalgun Purnima in 2019 starts on March 20 and ends on March 21, date of Holi festival may vary. Phalgun Purnima or Holi festival is celebrated […]

Phagu Dasami 2019 | First day of Dolyatra in Odisha

Phagu Dasami is the first day of Dolyatra festival in Odisha. It is observed on Phalgun Shukla Dashami, the tenth day in bright half of Falgun month. In 2019, Phagu Dasami date is March 16. On this day, idols or images of Radha and Lord Krishna are placed on a swing as part of Basantotsav. […]

Sri Radha Damodar Rangili Holi Dashmi

Sri Radha Damodar Rangili Holi Dashami is an auspicious day celebrated on Shukla Dashami in Falgun Month. In 2019, Sri Radha Damodar Rangili Holi Dashami date is March 16. Radha Damodar Rangili Holi Dashami is also popular as Phagu Dashami. It marks the beginning of Holi festival at Radha Damodar Temple of Vrindavan. Other than […]

Holashtak 2019 | 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 2019, Holashtak begins on March 14 and ends on March 21. It is mainly celebrated in North India and the period is considered inauspicious for Shubh karya or any functions.  Basically, Holi festival begins on […]

Hutashani Purnima

Hutashani Purnima (Hutashni Purnima) is the Full Moon day in Falguna Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2019, Hutashani Purnima date is March 20. Holika Dahan, the popular ritual related to Holi festival, is performed on Hutashani Purnima. The legend of this ritual dates back to the Kruta Yuga. This story is associated with demon […]

Dhulivandan 2019 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 2019, Dhulivandan date is March 21. The festival falls on the first day (Pratipada) of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in Phalgun month as per Marathi calendar. Farmers […]

Dola Purnima 2019 | Dol Poornima, Holi Festival in Orissa

Dola Purnima or Dol Poornima is the auspicious day during Holi festival celebrations in Orissa. In 2019, Dola Purnima date is March 21. 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 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 2019, Holi Abhyangasnan date is March 21. 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 […]

Buy Herbal colours for Holi 2019 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 2019 dates are – March 21. Shops or stores to buy Natural colours for Holi […]

Holika Dahan 2019 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 2019, Holika Dahan date is March 20. The best time to perform Holika Dahan and to celebrate Holikotsav is in the night on 20 March 2019. The exact time for Holika Dahan would […]

Madana Purnima

Madana Purnima (Madana Pournami) is the Full Moon in Phalguna Masam (Falgun Month) as per Hindu calendar. In 2019, Madana Purnima date is March 21. 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 2019

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 2019, Kamadahanam during Holi festival date is March 19. Kamadahanam Time on 19 March 2019 – 6.25 PM onwards.. Kamadahanam is associated with the legend of Kama deva (the God […]

Masi Magam 2019 – Masi Makam, Masi Maham

Masi Magam (Masi Makam or Masi Maham) is the major festival celebrated during Masi Masam (Febraury – March) in Tamil Nadu. In 2019, Masi Magam date is February 19. Masi Magam is celebrated on Magam Nakshatra day in Masi month. The festival generally falls on Pournami or Full Moon day. Masi month is the favorite […]

Rangbhari Ekadashi 2019 in Varanasi

Rangbharai Ekadashi marks the beginning of Holi celebrations in Varanasi (Kashi). In 2019, Rangbhari Ekadashi date is March 17. People of Varanasi and the government organizations start their Holi festivities from this day. The festival of colours, Holi 2019 date is March 21 in Varanasi. Rangbhari Ekadasi is also known as Amalaki Ekadashi in other […]

Holi Dhuleti 2019 | Dhuleti 2019

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 2019 or Holi Dhuleti 2019 date is March 21 in India. This day is celebrated as Vasanatotsav in some North Indian Krishna Temples. Dhulivandan is celebrated on Dhuleti day in […]

Lakshmi Puja 2019 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 2019, Lakshmi Puja time during Falgun Purnima is from 10:38 AM – […]