Holi 2017, 13 March

India is a land of festivals. Here, a festival presents a glimpse of different traditions and customs. After the winter season, arrives the spring season when everywhere we can see blossoming of colorful flowers, indicating the arrival of Holi. Holi is a festival of natural beauty.
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Holashtak begins 2017, 5th March 2017, Sunday"

According to the lunar month (Chandra Maas), Purnima of Phagun Maas is celebrated as Holika festival. Holashtak witnesses the arrival of Holi.

Mathura, Vrindavan, Barsane and Bikaner's Unique Holi

Holi is the Festival of colors. Many colors combine together to give a name “Rangotsav” to Holi. As many color that diverse are the styles of playing Holi.
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How to Protect Skin from Holi Colors

The festival of Holi bring happiness, enthusiasm and rapture on one hand and the problem of taking off colors on the other. In the morning when we start playing Holi, we don’t think, that the color applied on our skin will even go off or not.

Holika Dahan 2017, 12th March

Holika dehan will be done during the Phalgun Purnima 12 March during Pradosh. on 12 March Phalgun Purnima is Uday Vyapini. On 12 March Bhadra Tail will remain from 04:21 to 05:33 and Bhadra Head will remain from 05:33 till 07:30 therefore time slot of 18:27 to 20:25 is considered favorable for holika dehan. Therefore 12 March is good for holika dehan.

Famous Stories Associated with Holika Dahan

There are many stories linked to Holika Dahan. Out of which, some famous stories are as follows. Stories may be mythological, religious or social, but all have some or the other lessons in them. So, lessons given in natural story form should be put up in our lives.