|AKA Name||Festival of Colours or Festival of Love, होली|
|Compiled on||#Holi, #HappyHoli, #Holi2023, #Happyholi2023|
|Related Hashtags||#HoliFestival, #Festival, #FestivalOfColors|
|2023 Date||8 March 2023|
|India & Common Holidays|
|Misc. & Int'l. Observances|
Holi is the ancient Hindu Festival of Love and also known as the Festival of Colors. The origins of Holi lie in ancient Hindu traditions where Holi was celebrated to mark the arrival of spring.
Holi is also related to the legend of Holika, the evil sister of demon king Hiranyakashipu, who tried to burn Hiranyakashipu's son Prahlada. Prahlada had maintained faith in god (Vishnu), while Hiranyakashipu contended that he was god. Wearing a cloak that guarded her from fire, Holika lured Prahlada into a fire but the cloak that was guarding Holika flew and protected Prahlada instead. Because of this Holi also celebrates the triumph of good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and love over hate.
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Holi References and Related Siteswww.holifestival.org: www.holifestival.org Holi Festival Official Website National Geographic: Holi Festival