Happy Holi 2018: Holika Dahan | History | Importance | Quotes | Wishes | Messages | Images | Pictures | Songs
Happy Holi 2018 : The festival of colours “Holi” is finally here. The colourful festival of Holi will be celebrated on Friday, March 2 this year. It is preceded by Holika Dahan which will be celebrated tonight. On Holika Dahan or chhoti Holi as it is popularly called, families gather around a bonfire. The fire of Holika Dahan signifies the triumph of good over evil. Tomorrow, the festival of Holi will be celebrated among friends and family and it is all about colours. The Hindu festival of Holi marks the end of winter and beginning of spring. Holi is also the day to forgive enemies and let go of grudges. The joyous occasion of Holi is usually celebrated with colours and flowers while dancing to songs about the festival and topped with scrumptious gujiyas and thandai. But if you are far away from your family this Holi or want to send across a wish to someone special, we’ve compiled some Holi greetings you can share with them this festival of colours.
The Hindu festival of Holi marks the end of winter and beginning of spring. It is also the day to forgive enemies and let go of grudges. Celebrate Holi with vibrant colours and these messages you can share with your loved one.
Fire is created by flame. Fire is managed by flame. At last, fire is devoured by flame! Since characteristics of flame are like those of the three features of Divinity, the Trimurti – creation, sustenance and annihilation – fire is an image of the Supreme in every single Hindu custom. Fire lights up itself. One sees fire in its own particular light, fire alone lights up the haziness; fire empowers us to see all else.
In a sensation of the triumph of good finished malevolence, we have the legend of Holika, who, at the command of her non-trusting sibling, King Hiranyakasipu, entered the consuming flame with her nephew Prahlad in her lap. Since Holika had an aid that shielded her from flame, it was felt that Prahlad would pass on and she would develop unscathed. In any case, Prahlad‘s dedication and confidence were to such an extent that he stayed unharmed while Holika consumed to slag, setting up reality that in the end, great triumphs over underhandedness.
To praise this, blazes are lit in each home and region. It likewise proclaims the finish of the chilly winter and the happening to spring, conveying warmth and new life to crops and different plants. The custom on Choti Holi of tossing exhausted things and broken furniture into the blaze symbolizes the cleaning up of brain of every single repressed hostility, distresses and negativities that draw one down. One stirs to another time of affection and harmony. The fire ‘destroys’ unfortunate propensities, choking out negative contemplations and sticking connections that oppress us. Unless one gives up off mental things one can never make mind spaces that can take in the natural quality of energy.
The following day, Holi, sees a burst of hues, tune, move, merriments and gay relinquish. In a soul of uninhibited party, brilliant hues are sprinkled on the whole gang. In affection and bliss, every grasp the other. Scent and blossoms, sandalwood glue and shaded water are pampered on companions and adversaries alike. In India it was dependably a well disposed celebration for individuals of all beliefs. Numerous Sufi kalams are absorbed the affection for Holi, utilizing it as a theme of adoration play with the Lord. In this glad state of mind of giggling, joy and devouring, one breaks free of all that detains, shackles and ties the human personality. It is festivity of flexibility from molded idea and regimentation.
The evening of Holi sees the ascent of a serenely cool and quiet full moon that relieves the mind that is currently purified of all biases and hatreds and enables balance to come back to society after a cathartic articulation of extravagance.
Significance and Importance of Holika Dahan
Holika Dahan connotes that malevolent can’t exist for a long and in the long run it is great that will triumph. The Lord cherishes his enthusiasts and ensures them as Lord Vishnu, the Preserver, is inescapable and supreme. As indicated by our holy sacred texts as we can allude to it from a verse in Srimad Bhagwatam (7.8.17)
satyaṁ vidhātuṁ nija-bhṛtya-bhāṣitaṁ
vyāptiṁ ca bhūteṣv akhileṣu cātmanaḥ
stambhe sabhāyāṁ na mṛgaṁ na mānuṣam
Interpretation: “To demonstrate that the announcement of His hireling Prahlada Maharaja was significant — at the end of the day, to demonstrate that the Supreme Lord is available all over, even inside the mainstay of a get together lobby — the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Hari, showed a magnificent shape at no other time seen. The frame was neither that of a man nor that of a lion. Hence, the Lord showed up in His superb shape in the gathering lobby”.
Shastric Puja Vidhi
Sri Kalash Sthapana, Holika Devi Pujan, Sri Prahalad Pujan, Sri Narshimha Pujan, Avahan, Swasthivachan, Sodashopchar Puja, Holika Prajawalan, Purnahuti, Homa and Visarjan are performed.
Holika Dahan Timing
This year, Holika Dahan will be commended on March 1. Timings for the Holika Dahan will be from 6 pm to 8: 30 pm after the Bhadra period is no more.
What’s Holi without some perky music
All things considered, Holi is about move and uncommon music! From Badrinath Ki Dulhania to Balam Pichkari, arrange all your most loved gathering numbers and well known Bollywood Holi tunes and play them on to the max. You can play dhol beats at normal interims as well, to add to the good times!
• Badri ki dulhaniya
• Rang barse
• Balam pichkari
• Do me a favour lets play holi
• Ang se ang lagana
• Aaj na chhodenge tujhe
Messages to share with Loved ones
Pyar ke rang se bharo pichkari
Sneh ke rang se rang do duniya sari
Ye rang na jaane koi jaat na koi Boli
Aapko advance me Happy Holi!
Rango ke tyohar mein sabhi rango ki ho bharmaar
Dher saari khushiyon se bhara ho aapka sansaar
Yahi dua hai hamaari har baar
Holi umang bhari ho mere yaar