Holi Festival Of Colors And Unknown Facts of Holi 2021
First of all, I wish you all a very Happy Holi. On this auspicious occasion of Holi, On this auspicious occasion of Holi, I thought why not talk about Holi. So, that’s why today I have brought this article based on Holi in front of you. While everyone considers Holi as a festival to entertain, there are very few people who know the real reason behind celebrating Holi.
In this article of today, we will know the real reason behind celebrating Holi as well as disclose many interesting facts related to it. I have also mentioned many mythological things in this article, which you are going to benefit by reading, so let’s start this special article today and get deeper information about Holi.
Why We Celebrate Holi
Although there are many reasons behind celebrating Holi, but in today’s article I have told you about one main reason. Due to which even today Holi is celebrated with great pomp in India.
The reason for celebrating Holi is the unwavering devotion of Prahlad, the supreme devotee of Lord Vishnu. Actually, the devotee was Prahlad’s father, the Asura samrat Hiranyakashipu. He always considered himself to be all-powerful and God. One day he mocked the devotion of his son Prahlad and thought of punishing him. He told his sister Holika to take Prahlad and sit on pyre of fire. Well, let me tell you, Holika already had such powers that fire could not burn her. But when she sat on the pyre of fire with the devotee Prahlad, suddenly Holika died burning in the same fire and Prahlad survived. His faith and unique reverence for the Lord are still heard by the people.
Unknown facts related to Holi: –
- Originally, Holi is celebrated only in the month of Hindu calendar “Phalgun”, which falls within February and March according to the English months.
- Holi is celebrated for at least 16 days in the birth place of Lord Krishna.
- By the way, Holi (interesting holi facts) is divided into two days. Yes! Friends, like Diwali, the first day of Holi is celebrated on the basis of small Holi and on the second day according to the big Holi. By the way, Gulal (dry color) is played in Chhoti Holi and in its second day it is played with wet colors.
- Originally seen, Holi is a Hindu festival which is celebrated on a large scale in India. But friends, do you know, apart from India, Morish, Fiji, Trinidad and Tabago are also celebrated inside countries.
- In Holi, many types of dishes are made inside the houses, but the most famous among them is “Gujiya”. Yes! friends, without Gujia Holi is no fun.
Interesting things related to Holi: –
- Holi has many different names in other provinces of India. For example, it is called Lath Mar Holi in Uttar Pradesh, Khadi Holi in Uttarakhand, Hola Mohalla in Punjab, Faguwah in Assam, Dolan Purnima in Odisha, Shigams in Goa, Yosang in Manipur, and Rang Panchami in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
- The main goal of festivals is to increase brotherhood within the people. But even in festivals like Holi (interesting holi facts), you should take some precautions. Many types of intoxicating drinks (cannabis etc.) are made on this day, so it is good to stay away from them.
- Holi is the day on which you can put color on anyone without any hindrance. But its misuse is being seen in the society today. So, avoid its misuse. Well, the importance of balloons filled with colored water is different on this day. The joy of bursting balloons on people, cannot be described in words.
- Holi is a festival which has been declared by the Indian government according to the national festival. By the way, the interesting thing is that this day has been declared as a holiday in all the provinces of the country. From this you can find out how much its importance is in Indian culture.
- After India, Holi is celebrated very loudly in Nepal.