Lathmar Holi 2020 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 2020 (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 2020, Barsana Lathmar Holi date is March 4. 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 […]

Phagu Dasami 2020 | 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 2020, Phagu Dasami date is March 5. 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 2020, Sri Radha Damodar Rangili Holi Dashami date is March 5. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Holi 2017 | Holi Festival 2017 dates

Holi, the festival of colours is celebrated with utmost gaiety and fervor in India. In 2017, Holi festival date is March 12 & 13. March 12, 2017 – Holika Dahan, Holi Purnima March 13, 2017 – Dhulendi, Vasantotsav, Dhulivandhan Holi is celebrated for seven to ten days in many holy places in North India. Holi […]

Laddoo Holi celebrations in Barsana Uttar Pradesh

Laddo Holi, one of the popular events in Lathmar Holi, will be celebrated in Barsana, Uttar Pradesh on 5 March 2017. Barsana, located at a distance of 50 kilometers from Mathura, has the Radharani temple. During this, devotees and other enthusiasts toss laddoos at each other. Laddoo Holi is mainly celebrated by the devotees of Lord […]

Dhulandi Holi 2017, Dhulendi Holi

Dhulendi Holi, also known as Dhulandi Holi or Dhuleti Holi, is the festival of colours and joy celebrated with pomp and gaiety in Haryana during Falgun Purnima. In 2017, Dhulandi Holi date is March 13. In Haryana, the festival marks the family function celebrated especially between bhabhi (brothers wife) and devar (husbands younger brother). On […]

Holi 2018 Celebrations in Mathura, Vrindavan Temple

Holi, the festival of colours, is the largest festival celebrated during Phalgun month or Falgun mahina in Mathura Vrindavan. This festival celebration lasts for 40 days. Holi 2018 date is March 1. Holi festivities start on Basant Panchami (24 January 2018) which marks the onset of Vasant rithu (Spring season). Lathmar Holi 2018 date in […]

Holi Dol Jatra 2017, Dol Yatra festival in Bengal

Holi festival is celebrated as Dol Purnima or Dol Jatra or Dol Yatra in Bengal. It is celebrated on Falgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falgun month. In 2017, Holi Dol Jatra date is March 12. Dol Purnima is dedicated to Lord Sri Krishna and the festival is also celebrated as Basantotsab or Vasantotsav. […]

40-day Holi Festival begins in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

The whole India starts and ends Holi festival 2018 on March 2; people in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, will start their Holi festival on January 22. Yes what you have read is correct. In Kullu, Holi festival is celebrated for 40 days, starting from Vasant Panchami. The festival starts with the Lord Raghunath’s chariot procession in […]

Holi Festival in Brussels

Hindu “festival of color” Holi will be celebrated in Brussels, which is the headquarters of the European Union, on March 27. Brussels Mandir and Indian Cultural Center in Evere (Brussels), which is organizing this festival, is welcoming all to participate in the celebration. Joie de vivre festival of Holi welcomes the beginning of spring and […]

Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama 2020 | Sri Navadweepa Mandala Parikrama during Gaura Poornima

Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama is a pilgrimage to Navadvipas nine beautiful islands (in West Bengal) dedicated to Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu during Gaura Poornima. In 2020, Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama rituals will start on 27 February and the puja will end on March 4. Devotees observe Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama with utmost gaiety, singing bhajans and sankirtans throughout the […]

Lakshmi Jayanthi 2020 | Lakshmi Puja on Phalgun Purnima

Sri Lakshmi Jayanti, birthday of Goddess Sri Lakshmi Devi, is observed Phalgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falgun month. In 2020, Lakshmi Jayanthi date is March 10. On this occasion devotees worship Goddess Laxmi devi, Goddess of wealth, with utmost devotion. This festival is also celebrated as Holi or Madan Purnima or Vasant Poornima. […]

Holi Festival, 5|6 March 2015

5|6 March 2015 is Holi Festival, the festival of colours and joy. It is also celebrated as Falgun Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Madana Purnima, Dola Purnima, Hutashani Purnima, Gaura Purnima, etc in various places of India. Most of the North Indian communities celebrate Holi on 6th March. In South India, Holi festival is on 5th March. […]

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 […]

Hindupad ties up with HGG for Eco-friendly Holi colours campaign

Hyderabad Goes Green Hindupad

Hindupad.com ties up with Hyderabad Goes Green, HGG, a social enterprise established to encourage people for promoting eco-friendly, herbal, natural, and safe environment around us. It is to note that Holi festival 2015 date is March 5 & 6. HGG is now promoting the usage of eco-friendly colors for Holi festival. It is to note […]

Buy Natural Colours in Pune and Mumbai for Holi 2018

If you wandering where to buy or purchase natural colours for Holi 2018 in Pune and Mumbai, 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 2018 in Pune: […]