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Happy Holi to everyone


Holi , is a religious spring festival celebrated by Hindus. Holi is also known as festival of colours)




The main day, Holi, also known as Dhuli in Sanskrit, also Dhulheti, Dhulandi or Dhulendi, is celebrated by people throwing scented powder and perfume at each other. Bonfires are lit on the eve of the festival, also known as Holika Dahan (burning of Holika) or Chhoti Holi (little Holi). After doing holika dahan prayers are said and praise is offered. The bonfires are lit in memory of the miraculous escape that young Prahlad accomplished when Demoness Holika, sister of  Hiranyakashyapu, carried him into the fire. Holika was burnt but Prahlad, a staunch devotee of god Vishnu, escaped without any injuries due to his unshakable devotion.



Holi is celebrated at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna (February/March), (Phalgun Purnima), which usually falls in the later part of February or March.

The main custom of Holi is the use of the colored powders and water on others. This is why Holi is given the name "Festival of Colors.


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Happy Holi to everyone AGAIN  and Congrats everyone for Shanak Ist Holi Celebration anniversaryDay Dreaming





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Happy Holi Everyone!!

Let's celebrate with last year's memories!




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And her is one more amazing Holi memory to cherishBig smile...
 

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happyyy shappy holi my dear frnds:)

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sab ko holi mubarak...have a wonderful day wid family n friendsHugHug

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