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Holika Dahan 2022 Date, Story, Significance, Importance, Celebration, and Everything you Need to Know

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Holika Dahan 2022 Date, Story, Significance, Importance, Celebration: The festival of Holi is basically for two days. On this small Holi which we know as Holika Dahan which takes place a day before. Holi is celebrated on the very next day. Holika Dahan is being celebrated this time on 17th March.

Holika Dahan 2022 Date

“Thursday, 17 March”

Story

The story which is most popular is about Holika Dahan. This festival of Holika Dahan, which is considered a symbol of the victory of good over evil, is celebrated on the full moon of Falgun month. Holika, sister of demon king Hiranyakashipu and devotee Prahlad. Hiranyakashipu did not like that his son Prahlad worshiped Lord Vishnu. He ordered his sister Holika to take Prahlad in her lap and sit in the fire, as Holika had a boon that fire could not burn her. Holi is a festival of colors, fun, and happiness. Almost everyone prefers to stay at home to enjoy this festival and wish loved ones, friends and family.

Significance, Importance

Holika Dahan is called Choti Holi. On the day of Choti Holi, a girl, straw, Kanda, and many other types of things that can burn in the fire are collected at one place in the field. It is lit at an auspicious time in the evening where people gather and process this fire, roast barley in the fire, and eat it as prasad. At the beginning of the year, the wait for the festival of Holi starts. The festival of Holi is celebrated on the full moon day of Falgun month. This time Holika Dahan will be done on Thursday, March 17, Holika Dahan is done on the full moon day of Falgun Shukla Paksha.

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Celebration, and Everything

The festival of Holi is mainly a festival of two days. Holika Dahan is celebrated on the first day in the evening, and on the next day, there is a tradition of playing colors. The festival of Holi is celebrated on the full moon date of Falgun month. Holika Dahan has great importance in Hinduism. Holika Dahan is celebrated a day before Holi, it is also known as Choti Holi. Holika Dahan is celebrated as the victory of good over evil, with a symbolic burning of Holika on the eve of Holi, a day before.

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