Reach out with the colors of joy, love and forgiveness

Festival Holi has ancient origins and is celebrated for the victory of good over evil. According to the Hindu calendar Holika Dahan (bonfire) concurs with the full moon day in the Phalguna month, known as Phalguna Purnima. According to the tradition, it is stated that the demon king Hiranyakashyapu had ordered Holika to kill his son Prahlada for not worshipping him. Prahlad was a worshipper of Lord Vishnu. The demon made Prahlada to sit on a burning pyre with Holika. The latter was gifted with fire immunity, but even then Holika burnt to death, symbolizing the victory of good over evil. On this behalf people light fire on the evening of Holi to celebrate the victory of good.

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Preparations are going on enthusiastically for the celebration of the festival of colors and sharing of love. The thoughts will be revolving around the fiesta of colored balloons, splashing water guns, mouth watering recipes like gujiyas, malpuas, dashing music, family gatherings and many more. People are waiting to cherish the festival by rubbing gulal and abeer to each other thereby erupting cheer. Market is also alive with buzz to reap the best on the occasion. People also welcome the spring after the shivering winter. For the farmers, it is the beginning of prosperous harvest season. So celebrate Holi with utmost excitement. It is also quoted that the spirit of the festival of colors will enhance brotherhood and togetherness in the society, that even the enemies will turn our friends on the day. So celebrate Holi with utmost pomp and show and strengthen the bond in the society.

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