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Before we Celebrate Holi this year, Let’s Understand It’s Significance

Before we Celebrate Holi this year, Let’s Understand It’s Significance

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  The festival of gaiety, vibrancy, togetherness, love and warmth is Holi. Holi is like no other festival of India, which brings tons of energy along with itself. It falls on the last moon day of Phalgun as per the calculations of Hindu calendar. Thus, it sometimes falls in first half of March and sometimes in the second half of March. The festival is a significance of onset of Spring. The story which goes behind the inception and celebration of this festival is as follows: The festival has its roots to the ancient times when there was a rule of a demon king Hiranyakashyapu. He didn’t believe in God Vishnu, who is the care taker of the universe; instead he wanted himself to be worshipped by people. But the game of fate was such that his, own son Prahalad started worsh