Holi 2020 Date: Know when is Holi – According to the Hindu calendar, this time Holika Dahan will be celebrated on March 09 and Badi Holi on March 10. There is a lot of legend behind why Holi is celebrated and behind celebrating Holi.
Holi 2020: The month of Falgun has started. In such a situation, Holi, the popular festival of Hindus, is now very close. According to the Hindu calendar, this time Holika Dahan will be celebrated on 09 March i.e. Monday and Big Holi on 10 March.At the same time, Holashtak starts 8 days before that, according to Hinduism, no auspicious work should be done. Holashtak also ends with Holika Dahan. This year the planets and constellations are changing on Holi, so this festival becomes very special today. Holika Dahan is on just 09 March. Along with Holi, Holika Dahan is also auspicious. Let me tell you that the legend behind celebrating Holika is prevalent. In this auspicious time, Holika Dahan results in auspicious results.
Why Holi is Celebrated – Story of Prahlada and Holika
Many mythological stories have been told behind celebrating Holi, such as that of Hiranyakashyap and his sister Holika life. In ancient times, the tyrannical Hiranyakashyap had done austerity and got the boon of immortality from Lord Brahma. He had asked Brahma in a boon that he could not kill any animal, god or god, demon or human being in the night, day, earth, sky, house, or outside.
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He became autocratic as soon as he got a boon. During that time a devotee like Prahlada who had unwavering faith in God was born. Prahlada was an ardent devotee of Lord Vishnu and was blessed with the blessings of Lord Vishnu. Hiranyakashipu ordered everyone not to praise anyone other than him but did not consider Prahlada. When Prahlada refused, Hiranyakashyap vowed to kill him.
He took many measures to kill Prahlada but he always survived. Hiranyakashyap’s sister Holika had the blessing of surviving the fire. Hiranyakashyap planned to burn her to death with the help of his sister Holika. And Holika sat in the fire with Prahlada in her lap. It happened that Holika was consumed in the fire and Prahlada survived. Since then the festival of Holi was celebrated