The Holi festival is all about good triumphing over evil and welcoming in the new season with a little fun. Holi Festival is known as also known as the “festival of colours” or the “festival of love”. Here we will each and every detail of Holi Festival Celebration 2017 With Wallpapers And Videos.
When is Holi Festival Is Celebrated? When Is Holi Festival In 2017 ?
Holi festival lasts for two days starting on the Full Moon day falling in the Bikram Sambat Hindu Calendar. It Usually Comes in month of Falgun, which falls somewhere between the end of February and the middle of March in the Gregorian calendar. The first day is known as Holika Dahan or Chhoti Holi and the second as Rangwali Holi, Dhuleti, Dhulandi or Dhulivandan.
Holi Festival 2017 will be celebrated on 12th (Holika Dahan) and 13th March (Rangwali Holi).
Why Is Holi Festival Is Celebrated ?
The Hindu festival is all about welcoming in Spring and is typically marked by Hindus in Nepal and India.The king of demonic Asuras ” Hiranyakashipu ” was Against of gods but his son Prahlada was and remained devoted to Lord Vishnu.
Holika, Prahlada’s evil aunt, tricked him into sitting on a bornfire with her. Holika was wearing a cloak that made her immune to injury from fire, while Prahlada was not. As the fire roared, the cloak flew from Holika and encased Prahlada.
After that God Vishnu appears as an avatar to restore Balance Between Good And Eveil , took the form of Narasimha (Half Human / Half Lion). And Defeated Evil King Hiranyakashipu.
So as an Symbol of victory of good over evil this day was celebrated as holi. And So the tradition of holi festival begin.
How Holi Festival Is Celebrated ?
On the first day (holika dahan) people ignites bonfires, This bonfire is called the ‘Holika’ bonfire and symbolizes the Hindu god of preservation, Lord Vishnu, conquering the demoness Holika.
On the day of Dhuleti Children and young people form groups armed with dry colors, colored solution and water guns (pichkaris), water balloons filled with colored water, and other creative means to color their targets.sprinkles water and colors on each other. So why water and colors? Because Lord Vishnu’s reincarnation “Lord Krishna” , who played jokes on children by squirting them with water and colors.
Holi Celebration In US, Uk And Other Foreign Country’s
Holi Festival Celebration is spreading all over the world. It’s now trend to celebrate holi in foregin country’s like united states, Britain, Russia And Other Foreign Country’s. Holi inspired celebrations takes place in summer in the UK. That’s because it is still cold in March. This year there is a Holi Festival in Wembley Park on July 29 with music, entertainment and colour.
So This was all about Holi Festival Celebration With Wallpapers And Videos. Hope you like it and happy holi to you and your family.