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Title :
Holika Dahan
Objective :
Victory of good over evil & the significance of Holika Dahan.
Colour Scheme :
Burning Fire & Colors.
Focus I :
Burning Fire; that eradicates all the bad & negative things from life.
Focus II :
Focus III :
The font; Holika Dahan is written in, gives a feel of hindi lipi - Devnagri.
Misc. :
Holi celebrates the killing of Holika by Vishnu in order to save Prahlad, a devotee of God Vishnu in the city of Multan Pakistan, and thus Holi gets its name.
Date :
20th March
Related to :
Significance of Holika Dahan
Connect Date :
Full moon in February-March (Phalgun Purnima); A day prior to Holi (Occasion of Colors)-Dhulendi
Connect Place :
Not known.
Special 1 :
Holika Dahan also known as ‘Choti Holi’ is a significant festival of Hindus celebrated all over India with great pomp and show. It is observed a day before the colourful festival of Holi that celebrates the death of the demoness named ‘Holika’ with the help of Lord Vishnu.
Special 2 :
As per the Hindu scriptures, Holika Dahan should be performed during the ‘Pradosh Kaal’ (the period just after sunset) while the Purnimasi Tithi prevails. Bhadra (inauspicious time) prevails in the first half of this Tithi.
Special 3 :
In some parts of India it is also known as ‘Holika’ or ‘Kamadu Pyre’. Holi is one of those festivals that defies all religious discriminations. Despite being an important Hindu festival, it is celebrated by other communities and regions.
More Info :
The festival of Holi is marked with plenty of colors, fun and frolic and promotes the message of brotherhood and equality.