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Holi of colors of joy and entertainment

Holika signifies Hemant or the end of autumn and Kama signifies the loving pastimes of spring. fun songs, Dance and music are the hallmarks of the gleeful moments of Vasantagaman. Spring joyous expression colored water and red color, It is manifested by the mutual exchange of Abir-Gulal. In some states, this colorful atmosphere happens only on the day of Holika., But in the South it is celebrated as Rang Panchami on the fifth day of Holika.

racial discrimination, high and low,Child-aged forgetting the distinction of rich and poor, Holi, which is celebrated by all men and women with great enthusiasm and ceremony since time immemorial, is the social and religious festival of India., the joy there,glee, It is also a festival of entertainment and colours. Holi, celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Falgun, is celebrated for a week in North India and six days in Manipur. Holi is the last of the year and the biggest festival of the people. Depression of the old year in the fire of Holika on the night of full moon on the last day of the year, The one who burns in the form of Holika means Holi and new hopes in the new year, Shows the manifestation of aspirations. new energy in human life, Holi festival, which comes with the resolve to develop new energy, is also the New Year festival of Hindus. In Manusmriti, this day has also been called as the first human-Manu incarnation day to come on earth. In ancient texts, there is also a description of the birth of Nar-Narayan, who is considered to be the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Holi is the most ancient festival of India which is celebrated as Holi., It was celebrated as Holika or Holika. Since ancient times, this festival has also been called Navaneshti Yagyaparva., Because on this day there is a tradition of taking prasad after offering the new food coming from the field in the Yagya.

The word Holi is derived from the Sanskrit word Holakka. In the Vedic age, Holakka was considered as such a food, Which was the main food item of the gods. The word holashtak is made up of two words holi and ashtak., Which means eight days of Holi. It begins seven days before Holika Dahan and eight days before the day Holi is played and ends on the day of Dhulendi. That is, starting from Falgun Shukla Paksha Ashtami, it remains Holashtak till Chaitra Krishna Paksha Pratipada. It is also called Holashtak because it starts from Ashtami date. In other words, we get prior information about Holi coming from Holashtak. From this day, along with Holi festival, preparations for Holika Dahan also start. It is clear from the study of ancient texts that the initial word form of this very ancient festival was Holaka. The word Holaka appears in Jaimini Brahmana 1/3/15-16 of about 400 BCE. The word Holika was prevalent in the eastern parts of India. According to Jaimini and Shabar, Holika should be performed by all Aryans. There is a sutra in Kathakgrihya Sutra 73/1 – of Raka Hola, Which has been explained by the commentators as follows – Hola is a special karma which is performed for the good fortune of women., There is Raka (full moon god) in that act. Raka holake. -wood house , 73/1

That is, hola karma special: saubhagya feminam pratarnusthiyate. Raka deity of Tatra Hola. Yaste Rake Subhatay etc. Holaka is one of the twenty sports which are popular all over India. It is also mentioned in Vatsyayana’s Kamasutra 1/4/42. It is stated in the Kamasutra 1/4/42, On the full moon day of Falgun, people sprinkle colored water on each other with horns and sprinkle fragrant powders. Hemadri Vrat Granth Time, p. A verse from Brihadyam is quoted in 106. In which Holika-Purnima has been called Hutashani (Like Alkaj). This story is also mentioned in Linga Purana and Varaha Purana. Giving the name of Falgun Purnima as Phalgunika, it has been said in the Linga Purana that it is full of child-plays and gives people the glory., opulent –

Phalgune Poornamasi f always child vikasini.

Gyeya Phalgunika sa cha gyeya lokarvibhutyye. -Ling Purana

In the Varaha Purana, it has been called Patvasvilasini (played with powder).

Phalgune Poornimasyan tu Patvasvilasini.

Gyeya sa Falguni Loke Karya Loksamridhya. – Varaha Purana

In the period of Hemadrivrata Granth period, it has been interpreted as Balvajjanavilasinyamityarth.

Due to the inscription of the word Holika in the Jaimini Brahmin and Kathakagrihya Sutras available from about 400 BC, it can be said that the festival of Holika was prevalent in India from many centuries before Christ. The Kamasutra and Bhavishyottara Purana written by sage Vatsayayana have been told that it is combined with the spring. It is clear from this that this festival used to take place at the end of the year according to the full moon count. Hence, Holika signifies Hemant or the end of autumn and the love of spring is the sign of pastimes. fun songs, Dance and music are the hallmarks of the gleeful moments of Vasantagaman. Spring joyous expression colored water and red color, It is manifested by the mutual exchange of Abir-Gulal. In some states, this colorful atmosphere happens only on the day of Holika., But in the South it is celebrated as Rang Panchami on the fifth day of Holika. Sometimes the games of colors are started in advance and continue for many days., People who come to Pahunai before Holika also throw punk (mud) at each other. It is said in Varshakritdeepak-

Prabhate bimalle jaye hyange bhasma ch karayet.

Sarvage cha Lalate cha Kriditvyam pischavat.

Sindrai: Kunkumishchaiva Dhulibhirdhusaro Bhavet.

Geetam Vadyam Cha Nrityam Cha Kriyadrathyopasarpanam.

brahmanai: kshatriyavarvaishai: shudraschanayascha jatibhih.

Ekibhuya Prakartavya Krida or Phalgune always.

Balkai: That destination is Phalgunyam cha Yudhishthira. – Varshakrityadeepak page 301

Somewhere in the soil for two to three days, punk, Colour, People make a ruckus of Holi by forming a party after getting drunk with anthem etc., The streets turn red. Actually this festival is related to making love, But the ladies of the gentlemen are not able to come out these days., Because they are afraid that people may not give lewd abuses.

Although the Vedic scholars consider Holi to be the present form of the Vedic Navaneshti Yagya., However with Holi festival many religious beliefs, myth, Traditions and historical events are combined and many stories related to it are also prevalent, but ultimately the purpose of this festival is human welfare. Folk music, Dance, theatrical, folktales, stories, The rituals hidden behind Holi in stories and even in idioms, There are glimpses of beliefs and interesting aspects. Kamadeva in many mythological stories related to the festival of Holi ,Prahlad ,The stories of Dhundhika and Putna are prominent., But each story ends with the victory of truth over falsehood, that is, religion over unrighteousness, and finally the demonic tendencies end. The first story of Holi is related to Shiva and Parvati. Himalaya’s daughter Parvati wanted her to be married to Lord Shiva, but Shiva was absorbed in his penance. On this, Kamadeva came forward to help Parvati. He fired a love arrow, which broke the penance of Shiva. Shiva got very angry on this and he opened his third eye. The body of Kamadeva was consumed in the flame of his anger. Then Shiva saw Parvati. The worship of Parvati was successful and Shiva accepted her as his wife. The victory of true love is celebrated by symbolically burning the passional attraction in the fire of Holi.

The festival of Holi is also associated with the story of Prahlad and Holika. According to mythological texts, Prahlad’s father Hiranyakashipu was an atheist. His wish was that his son should stop worshiping Lord Narayan., But Prahlad was not ready for this. Hiranyakashipu asked his sister Holika to sit in the fire with Prahlad. Holika had a boon that she would not burn in the fire., But this boon of Holika ended when she tried to kill Prahlad, the devotee of Lord. Holika got burnt in the fire, but by the grace of Narayan, even Prahlad’s hair was not damaged. Holika could not remember that she could take a fire bath alone. According to popular belief, Holikotsav is celebrated to commemorate the death of Holika, sister of Hiranyakashipu.

In a story mentioned in Bhavishyottara Purana 132/1/151 , Celebration of Falgun-Purnima by Yudhishthira in every village and city, On being asked about the reason behind the children playing in each house and the burning of Holika and the related story, Shri Krishna worshiped the deity in it., A story has been used to explain the propagator of this festival and the reason why it is called Adada. According to the legend, the daughter of Shukracharya, the vice-chancellor of the demons, whose name was Dhundhika, was very ecstatic in Satyug. This story has appeared in many ancient texts with slight variations. carry the find somewhere, Somewhere it is called foggy and somewhere it is also called foggy. Dhundhika’s lust was so strong that she was not satisfied even after establishing relations with thousands of men. He tortured thousands of men in a humiliating manner because they could not get his sexual gratification done. Seeing his lust, the men started getting scared of him. The whole society was ashamed of his actions under the influence of lust. The people of the state went to King Raghu to say that there is a demon named Dhundhika, the daughter of Shukracharya, the vice-chancellor of the demons, whom Shiva has given a boon to her., Human beings cannot kill, nor can they die from weapons or winter or heat or rain., But Shiva has told her so much that she can be afraid of children who are playing sports. The same dhundhika has started tormenting the demonic children and subjects. She calms down on chanting the Adada Mantra , That is why people also call him Adada.

Thus, due to the curse of Lord Shiva, he did the mischief of the rural children., Forced in front of abuses and shouting, she runs away. On this, as per the instructions of the learned priests, on the day of Holi, all the children together shouted on the strength of their unity and pushed Dhundhika i.e. Dhundhi out of the village. The children, shouting loudly, cleverly kept moving towards him. Everyone boycotted her in such a way that she lost and ran away and died. That day was the full moon day of Falgun and that day was called Adada or Holika. In memory of this victory, it was decided to celebrate Holi as Kamparv festival. Since then, obscenity has also been included in this folk festival. The tradition of vulgar abuses is considered to have started since then and this is the reason that on this day the youth make fun of some vulgar language., But no one takes offense at his words. According to the scholars, in Satyuga, there was a child in the future city., Old and young people i.e. all citizens got diseases like cold and cold. The people there believed it to be the effect of a demon named Dhondha. To protect it, they lived near the fire. Generally, people get such diseases during the change of weather., In which fire brings relief.

Shami tree which was considered a symbol of fire power, It was burnt and the next day King Raghu celebrated Holi in Satyuga. Holika Dahan starts on the day of full moon (Falgun Purnima). Holi is lit on this day in the evening. A month before this, that is, on Magha Purnima, a branch of an erand or sycamore tree is buried at some place outside the village., and sticks on it, Dried Dumplings, The weeds etc. are collected from all four and it is burnt on the night or evening of Falgun Purnima. According to tradition, all the people gather around the bonfire. This story is also mentioned in Padma Purana and Vatsyayana’s Kamasutra. This story is also quoted in Part 2 of Hemadri Vrat Granth.

Holi festival is believed to be related to Shri Krishna. According to the story of Mahabharata, the demonic Putana took the form of a beautiful woman and went to the child Krishna. She wanted to kill them by drinking her poisonous milk. Along with the milk, the child Krishna also took his life. It is said that Putana’s body disappeared after death, so the cowherds made an effigy of her and burnt her. according to legend,Mathura has been the main center of Holi since then. Historians say that the trend of the festival of Holi, was also among the first Aryans , But this festival is mostly celebrated in eastern India only. The story and description of this festival is available in many ancient religious texts. The mention of this festival is also mentioned in ancient manuscripts and texts of Puranas like Narada Purana and Bhavishya Purana, as well as in many inscriptions three to four hundred years old before Christ.

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