HOLI 2018 - A Festival of Love

HOLI dates detailed Information

The timing of Holika Dahan

According to Hindu scriptures the lighting and worship of the bonfires must be performed at a specific period after sunset on Purnima Tithi...

  • Holika Dahan should be carried out during the auspicious occasion of Pradosh Kaal when day and night meet.The excat muhurta for Holika Dahan in India will vary depending on the location and time of sunset
  • On Holi people will usually spend the morning throwing colored powder and water on each other. The celebration begins with the eldest male member who sprinkles color on the members of his family
  • This is also known as "Puno" on this day Holika's images are burnt and people even light bonfires to remember the story of Holika & Prahald mothers with their babies take five rounds of the bon-fire in a clockwise direction to seek the blessing of the god of fire
  • This day is known as "Parva" and this is the last and final day of Holi celebrations on this day colored powder and water is poured on each other the deities of Radha & Krishna are worshiped and smeared with colors.


The women of Barsana and Nandgaon villages near Mathura in Uttar Pradesh beat up men with sticks in the week before Holi. Lathmar Holi take place on February 24 in Barsana & February 25 in Nandgaon

HOLI in Mathura & Vrindavan

There is a week-long celebration at Mathura & Vrindavan at Banke Bihari Temple in Vrindavan commence with the throwing of flowers (Phoolon wali holi) at 4 p.m on Aanola Ekadashi which is february 26 ..
In the afternoon the action moves onto Mathura where there's a colorful Holi procession at about 3 p.m

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  1. Excellent post, some day I hope to go!

    1. Thanks Dear Maussa Lvimas...

      Warm welcome to you in India..I hope you will give me a chance for hospitality...

      Waiting for your visit...

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    1. Hey thanks brother !!

      Enjoy the holi in the city of Lord Krishna...

  3. Very interesting peek at Indian culture and traditions.

    1. Yes Its one of the most important festivals for us..

      This festival gives us message of unity strength and brotherhood...

      Enjoy the festival of love..