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Chances of light rain in Delhi during Holika Dahan
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Its an extended weekend and the festival of colours begins today with Holika Dahan in the evening. You may have planned a trip to a farmhouse - yours or a friends, or would be heading out on a roadtrip with pals. However, if you are staying back home and have ... Ahmedabad Mirror, 3 weeks ago

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Mixing of traditional and contemporary beliefs

Holi the festival of colours, marks the beginning of spring. Also the significance of burning the bonfire (Holika) is to celebrate the triumph of good over evil. Over the years the meaning of this festival has slowly changed in cosmopolitan cities.
 DNA India1 month ago Looking for colours beyond the ones smeared at Holi  DNA India1 month ago Colours rule streets across India  The Gulf Today1 month ago Google Plus Readers Photos Updated: #HoliOneindia Around the World  Oneindia1 month ago

Holikas remain a traffic nuisance for commuters

KANPUR: District administration's effort to ensure a safe Holi, it seems has come to a naught. Most of the Holikas have been either placed right beneath overhead cables or in the middle of the road. In the last few years, cases of cable wire damage, ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Environmentalists bemoan destruction of green trees

KANPUR: The burning of Holikas will once again witness the use of green trees and branches. For past 10 days or so, various Holi Committees had started piling logs of woods for burning the symbolic Holika but many of them had placed branches of ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Chennai Online

Holi: Why do we celebrate with colors?

H oli originates from Holika, who was the sister of demon king Hiranyakashypu. He had earned a boon that had made him virtually indestructible. He hence grew up to be very arrogant and asked everyone to worship him alone. However, his own son ...
 Chennai Online1 month ago

Holi event evokes Hindu lore

Mathura, Mar 16 (PTI) The Hindu mythological tale of Prahlada emerging unscathed from the flames as Holika burnt to death was today replayed at Jatwari village here where a priest walked through a bonfire to mark the festival of Holi. According to ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago Hundreds gather to watch a priest walk through bonfire to mark Holi  INooz1 month ago
Globe SLCC

Story behind celebrating Holika & Holi

Holika Dahan is a ritual of Hindu religion while celebrating the holi festival. It is a tradition festival which celebrates the Holika death and Prahlad safety by organizing the ceremony known as the Holika Dahan. This ceremony held according to the ...
 The Echo Of India1 month ago Holi Festival of Colors  Globe SLCC2 weeks ago Holi celebrated at PNCA  Daily Times1 month ago Holi: Time for enjoying Spring's abundant colors  IndiaPost1 month ago


Holi is the day when Holika , who had the boon to remain unscathed in fire, took Prahlad in her lap and sat in fire. Lord Vishnu came to Prahlad's aid and as a result , Holika burnt while Prahlad remained unharmed. The stories from Puranas appear to ...
 Speaking Tree1 month ago

Holi revellers stock up on water cannons, sweets

MUMBAI: The spring festival of Holi gets off to a start with Holika Dahan on Sunday. Small Holi bazaars have sprung up at every nook and corner selling gulal, water cannons or pichkaris and sweets. Typically, big and small markets from Crawford ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Deccan chronicle

Holi and the colours of life

Holi is a festival of colours. Two main rituals associated with Holi are the burning of Holika, which is also called Holika dahan and playing with colours the next day. King Hrinyakashyap, intoxicated on his own conceit, started considering himself God and ...
 Deccan chronicle1 month ago A mix of colours at AII Holi Fair  Indian News Link2 weeks ago Colours know no religion  Pakistan Today1 month ago Not just colours, Holi celebrated with burning coal and whips in Rajasthan  Times of India1 month ago
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