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 […]

History & Significance of Holi Festival

Holi, also known as Holika, is an ages old Hindu festival. Ancient hindu scriptures, ‘Purvamimamsa-Sutras’ and ‘Kathaka-Grhya-Sutras’ written by Jaimini explained the history, legend, stories and significance of Holi festival. It is said that Holi was celebrated by Aryans in early civilization of India (people of Harappa and Mohenzodaro civilizations). In 2019, Holi date is […]

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 […]

Holi Rituals & Customs, Traditions of Holi Festival

People follow the rituals and customs of the ancient festival Holi with utmost care and devotion. In 2017, Holi date is March 12 / 13. Celebrations of Holika Dahan – the Holy Bonfire The day before Holi is celebrated as Holika Dahan. On this day, the effigy of Holika, the sister of the Demon King Hiranyakashyapa […]

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 […]

Significance of Holika Dahan

The burning of Holika has an effect on the coming monsoon. There is story of Prahlada (from which the festival of Holi originated). Prahlada was a young boy who was very dedicated to God but his father was not. His father was a very egoistic and a cruel king. So the story goes that he […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hindupad wishes a Happy Holi 2013

Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated throughout the country with utmost fervor. Without the religious and communal differences, every sect of people celebrates the festival in a grand scale. Holi 2013 date is March 27 in some places and March 28th in other regions. Hindupad wishes all the visitors, people of India and all […]

Holika Dahan: 26 March 2013

Today, 26 March 2013 is Holika Dahan, Hutashani Purnima, Kamadahanam, Madana Purnima. It falls on the day before Holi festival in almost all parts of India. As we all know, Falgun Purnima (Phalguna Pournami) is observed as Holi festival. In South Indian states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Holika Dahan is observed as […]

Kaman Pandigai, Kamavilas or Kamadahanam during Holi in South Indian states

Holi is celebrated as Kaman Pandigai, Kamavilas, and Kamadahanam in South Indian states. In 2018, Kamadahanam date is February 27 or February 28 based on the local traditions. The festival of colours is celebrated with utmost fervor in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. Kama Dahanam legend about Holi describes why it is referred to as […]

Holi (Holika), is the colourful Hindu festival celebrated on Falgun Purnima

Holi festival, also known as Holika, is the colourful Hindu festival celebrated on Falgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falgun Month. In 2018, Holi festival date is March 1. Phalgun Purnima or Holi festival is celebrated as Phagu in Nepal. Dhulandi Holi or Dulandi Holi or Dhuleti Holi, Lathmar Holi, Vasantotsavam or Basantotsav, Dol Jatra or […]