Certified Organic Holi colours for Holi 2015 from Organica

ORGANICA PURE FARM PRODUCTS PVT. LTD. has now launched an herbal-based gulal that is made exclusively with medicinal herbs and is not only fragrant and safe but also therapeutic in many ways. They are India’s first certified organic Holi colours to help people enjoy a safer and healthier Holi 2015. Now available in fresh green, […]

Varanasi widows to celebrate Holi in Vrindavan

Varanasi widows to celebrate Holi 2015 in Vrindavan..Sulabh International, an NGO that has been organizing Holi celebrations for widows in Vrindavan for last three years is behind this inspiring initiative.. The Times of India reported This Holi, Vrindavan will have special guests from Varanasi. It seems that sprinkle of colours has filled vigour in the […]

Holi Special Trains to Puri in March 2015

Holi Special Trains to Puri in March 2015… South Eastern Railway will run 15 pairs of Special Trains between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi on different nominated days during the period from March 4 to June 27. Out of these 15 pairs, 2 pairs of Superfast Special Trains will run between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi for Holi from 4th March to 8th […]

Tirumala Tirupati Annual Teppotsavam during Falguna Purnima

The annual Teppotsavam (Boat Festival / Float Festival) in Tirumala Tirupati Sri Venkateshwara swamy temple will be held during Falguna masam. In 2016, Teppotsavam starts on March 19 and ends on March 23, Falguna Purnima. The processional deity of the temple, Lord Malayappa swamy along with his divine consorts Goddess Sridevi and Bhudevi will be taken […]

Special Train for Kanpur during Holi festival

Special Train announced for Kanpur during Holi festival 2015.. In order to clear extra rush of passenger traffic during Holi festival, the Western Railway will run a premium special train between Bandra Terminus and Kanpur. “The train number 09001 Bandra Terminus – Kanpur Central premium AC superfast special train departing Bandra at 12.05 pm on […]

Holi Special Trains – Lucknow, Delhi

Here is the list of Holi special trains for Lucknow and Delhi in February and March 2015.. More Holi special trains have been announced between Delhi and Lucknow. Train 04406/04405 Delhi Jn.-Darbhanga bi-weekly premium superfast express: Train 04406 will depart from Delhi Jn. at 11.15am on February 26, March 2 and March 5 to reach […]

Holi Special Trains for Varanasi, Delhi, Bareilly

Holi Special Trains for Varanasi, Delhi, Bareilly in February & March 2015.. In a bid to cope with heavy rush of passengers during festivals, Indian railways is all set to introduce four Holi special trains from February 16. Reservations for all the special trains started from Saturday morning. These trains are scheduled to run to […]

Hindus object Holi commercialization

Hindus have strongly objected to the commercialization of Holi, Hindu “festival of color”. Ticketed Holi celebrations are reportedly being held in various cities of United Kingdom and Germany in July and August and a ticket can sometimes cost about $56. Such celebrations are usually held from 12:00 to 22:00, sometimes followed by an after party […]

University of North Carolina for hosted Holi Festival

Hindus have applauded University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) for hosting Holi, Hindu “festival of color”, and are urging other universities of USA and Canada to do the same. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, welcoming this inclusion, called it a “step in the right direction”. He stressed […]

Holi Special Train from Vadodara to Dakor

The Vadodara railway division of Western Railway on Saturday started running Holi special train connecting Vadodara to temple town Dakor in Kheda district. The Holi special train will run between Vadodara-Dakor-Vadodara for three days including Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The special train (09027/09028) will start from Vadodara railway station at 11.05am to reach Dakor at […]

Phalguna Pournami Teppotsavam in Tirumala Tirupati Swami Pushkarini

Teppotsavam, annual float festival, is celebrated for five days during Phalguna month at Tirumala Tirupati Swami Pushkarini Theertham. In 2016, Teppotsavam in Tirumala Tirupati Swami Pushkarini begins on March 19 and ends on March 23. The annual Teppotsavam begins on Phalguna Dashami and ends on Phalguna Pournami, the Full Moon day in Falguna month. During […]

Complete List of Special Trains for Holi 2014

Here is the Complete List of Special Trains for Holi 2014.. In 2014, Holi festival date is March 16 & 17. Scroll down to check the list of special trains… Train Number Train Name Train Source Stn Source Dep. Time Train Destination Stn Dest. Arr. Time 01001 LTT KRMI AC SPL LOKMANYATILAK T 00:55 KARMALI 11:00 […]

Two Holi special New Delhi-Patna trains

Two Holi special New Delhi-Patna trains… In view of the passenger rush during Holi, North Central Railway has decided to run a pair of special trains between New Delhi and Patna. Train number 4003/4004 will be an AC special train while train number 4005/4006 will have both AC and non-AC coaches. Trains 4004 and 4006 […]

Holi 2014 date in Bihar

Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated on Falgun Purnima in all the places of India, except Bihar. In Bihar, Holi festival is celebrated on the very next day of Purnima. In 2014, Holi festival date in Bihar is March 17. Falgun Purnima begins in the night on 15th March and ends in the night […]

Holi Special Trains from Patna, Varanasi, Lucknow

Holi special trains from Patna, Varanasi, Lucknow.. In order to tackle Holi rush, the railway administration would run many special trains. A special train will ply between Mumbai CST and Patna, another will ply between Mumbai CST and Varanasi while the third AC special train will run between Mumbai LTT and Lucknow. Train number 1053/1054 […]

Holi Special Train to Delhi

The North Central Railway has decided to run a number of special trains to cater to passenger rush during Holi 2014. A special train will also be run between Allahabad and Delhi (Anand Vihar Terminal). The train (4117/4118) will depart from Allahabad at 11:45 pm and reach Delhi at 9:45 am via Fatehpur, Kanpur, Etawah, […]

Holi 2014 special trains for Karmali, Mumbai, Madgaon, Dadar, Sawantwadi

Holi 2014 special trains for Karmali, Mumbai, Madgaon, Dadar, Sawantwadi… Konkan Railway will run special trains for Holi festival starting March 13. The trains are: Train no. 01001 / 01002 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) – Karmali – LTT (AC) Reserved special train . This train will depart from LTT on March 13 and 20 at […]

Hindus object to commercial trade-marking of Holi

Hindus have strongly objected to the reported race to trademark Holi, Hindu “festival of color”, by various organizations in European Union. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, stressed that it was highly inappropriate to trademark a religious festival which had been a Hindu tradition for long time. Zed, who […]

Holi Festival: 27 March 2013

Today, 27 March 2013 is Holi Festival, the festival of colours and joy. It is also celebrated as Lakshmi Jayanti, Madana Purnima, Dola Purnima, etc in various places of India. Holi festival marks the end of Holashtak, an avoidable period of 8 days prior to Holi. Holi festival is mentioned in many ancient Hindu Scriptures […]