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 […]

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 […]