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 colorful festival that is celebrated in all over the country. It has such a great spiritual significance for the Hindu Religion. It takes place on the day of the purnima in the month of Phalgun. The last day of the year is Phalgun Purnima. From the next day spring season starts with the new year. It observes an auspicious occasion for merrymaking.

An Ancient Story of Holi Festival:

In the Bengal and Orissa, holi festival is celebrated to mark the birthday of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Literally meaning

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Holi Colors

of the holi is ‘burning’. There are different myths related to this word. One of the most important legends is associated with king Hiranyakashyap.

He was a demon king such a cruel person. He wanted that in his kingdom no one will be worship to other gods. There were only one god and that was Hiranyakashyap. But unfortunately his son which named Prahlad, he was a true devotee of lord Vishnu. Hiranyakashyap was very annoyed with his son.

He tried many times to kill his son Prahlad but all efforts were ruin because of his true devotion for lord Vishnu. At last Hiranyakashyap called his sister which name was Holika. She had a boon that fire was not harmful for her.

But it will be work only when she enters into the fire alone. Hiranyakashyap said her to enter her in the fire with his son Prahlad. As a result Holika had burned and Prahlad was saved by the mercy of lord Vishnu for his true and (more…)

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