Holi festival is celebrated in all over the country on the day of Purnima in the Phalgun month. It is celebrated with a different traditions and rituals. This festival has a legend related with lord Krishna and goddess Radha.

A Story Of Radha-Krishna :

Krishna has a dark complexion and Radha has a fair complexion. That is why Krishna was so envious of her fair complexion. Krishna said his mother Yashoda that why he is dark and Radha is fair.

To convince her crying son Krishna, she said him to color on radha’s face in which manner he want. Krishna convinced with his mother. He applied color on the Radha’s face to making her as same as himself. So, to recall this legend holi festival is celebrated.

Food Traditions

On this occasion many delicious verity of the food is being made by the people like Puranpoli, Dahi badas, Gujiya, Malpua, Mathri, Kheech etc. It is an also most famous tradition to drink Bhang.

Bhajans On Holi Festival

There are many Bhajans have written related with holi festival. A beautiful Bhajan we can read as follows:

Holi Colors

Holi Colors

Nandi kese khele anokhi holi sham ke
Ya hari me kho gayi re mere payal pav ke
Avhi nayi gadahi mene bahutak dam ke
Nandi kese khele ………………

Dhum sahi na jaye sakhi re aado sham ke
Harmat laag jaye esse holi kaya kaam ke
Nandi kese khele ………………

Rese bahut hai buri sakhi re, gokul gavo ke
Rag dale chap lagaye, apne naam ke
Nandi kese khele ………………


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Holi festival is observed on the full moon day that called Purnima in the Phalgun month. It is celebrated such as a colorful occasion and with a massive vivacity and exhilaration.

On the next day of the Holi festival, Dhulandi or Gulal festival is celebrated by the people. It is a festival of colors. Many legends or myths are there related with holi festival. A most significant myth has linked with Hiranyakashyap.

A Myth Related With Hiranyakashyap and Prahlad :

Holika and Prahlad

Holika and Prahlad

He was a very brutal demon king who observed himself as a most powerful god. He pressurized people to worship to him otherwise he will kill them. People were frightened from his nasty behavior. So, people worshiped him with fear. But his son was a true follower of lord Narayana.

His name was Bhakta Prahlad. Hiranyakashyap made many efforts to convince his son Prahlad but all were useless. At last Hiranyakashyap decided to kill Prahlad. He called his sister to kill Prahlad. Her name was Holika. She had blessed that the fire was not dangerous for her.  (more…)

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