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Holi in 2016| Holi 2016 Date

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Holi 2016 Date | Holi in 2016

Festival of vivid colors Holi in 2016 will be celebrated on March 23th and 24th, Wednesday and Thursday , the second day of holi is famous with a festival name “Dhuleti”. The first day of Holi 2016, ‘Holika Dahan’ will take place on March 23. Everyone deeply enjoys Hindu festival Holi in March month. Following Hindi calendar, Holi is celebrated on Full moon day of Phalgun month. On the occasion of Holi, cheerfully people spread gulal and abhir on each other and loudly say “Holi Hai Bhai Holi Hai Bura na Mano Holi Hai”. On the auspicious day of Holi in 2016, people full of zest will share their joyful feelings with their near dear relatives, friends, neighbors and close people by giving hugs and sending text messages filled of wishes Happy Holi. Indian cinema is even not behind to cheer the celebration of Holi. On Holi in 2016, you would even enjoy watching collections of Holi related Hindi songs and movies on your television. One such popular song is “Holi Ke Din” from Movie Sholay, or “Holi Khele Raghubira Avadh mein” from the film Baghban. Not only in India, but also the festival Holi in 2016 will be enjoyed among people who have been residing in foreign countries. Consuming Bhang (Cannabis) is also very famous on this vibrant day Holi. On this festival Indian ladies prepare “Gujiya” on a day before Holi. Gujiya is very famous sweet dedicated for festival Holi, which is prepared using Maida, Mava, dry fruits, Ghee and suji. Everyone likes eating this delicious soft Gujiya.

Legends Behind Holi

Mammoth of legends and stories are associated with festival Holi. One great story is about Bhakt Prahalad. Hindu Festival Holi reminds the devotion of Bhakt Prahalad, a young child, towards Lord Vishnu. Bhakt Prahalad was the son of Hiranyakashapu and a great devotee of Lord Vishnu. Devotion of Bhakt prahalad towards Lord Vishnu made him enemy of his father. Asur swami (king of demons) Hiranyakashipu never wanted his son to worship or remember Lord Vishnu, but he failed many times and couldn’t rupture the devotion of Bhakt Prahalad. Finally demoness sister Holika made Hiranyakashipu believe that she could finish up Bhakt Prahalad with the help of her gifted cloth which would prevent her from the burn on fire. With this intention, Hiranyakashapu ordered Prahalad to sit on pyre on lap of Holika. But, destiny had decided something else, devotee Prahalad was unharmed with the provided protection of lord Vishnu, and Holika was died on fire, which symbolized the triumph of good over evil. This day became famous with a festival name “Holika Dahan”. And the next day people relish in “Dhuleti”-rubbing and spreading colors on each other. People of Vrindavan and Mathura cities celebrate Holi with a grand touch till 16 days. They believe that festival Holi remarks the eternal and essence love of Radha Krishna, and adoration of Gopis towards lord Krishna.

Celebration of Holi 2016

Festival Holi in 2016, unlike every year, will be celebrated on March 24 with immense pleasure. Just one echo “HAPPY HOLI’’ you will hear throughout the day. Greeting cards, packets of sweets, and especially SMS of Holi, will make this festival full of hilarity. You will see your surrounding utmost colorful with colors of Holi. Red, Pink, Dark Blue, Green and Yellow colors are abundantly used in festival Holi. Holi 2016 will also be convivial occasion for children, as they will get great freedom of throwing water balloons on person walking on streets. Malpua, Gujiya, varities of sweets and namkeen will make once again Holi 2016 perfect. Everyone will enjoy eating tasty and mouth-watering foods on festival Holi in 2016. Make your Holi 2016 complete by wishing your relatives, friends or close people with sweet SMS.

We at AstroCAMP wish you a very Happy Holi in 2016! May you celebrate this Holi 2016 with mammoth of revelries and with cosmic colors! May Almighty bless you all the colors of life, colors of joy, colors of happiness, colors of friendship, colors of love and all other colors to make your life colorful! Happy Holi 2016. In the holi festive season of 2016 get involved in playing with colors and eating tasty delacacies. Take out all the negativities out of your heart and enjoy holi with pure heart.

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