Download and enjoy with your friends Holi Festival Latest Pictures in Ultra HD 4K wallpapers. Holi is spring Hindu Festival, which celebrates in India and Nepal. This festival is also known as the festival of colors or celebration of sharing love. It is the two-day festival that starts on Full moon day according to Bikram combat Hindu Calendar. It falls between the end of February and middle of the March in the Gregorian Calendar. These are two days, so the first day is known as Holika Dohan or Chhoti Holi and the second day is known as Rangwali Holi, Dhuleti, Dhulandi, or DH Livan dan.
It is old Hindu festival that becomes famous with non-Hindus. It celebrates in India and Nepal. In recent years, it also spread in some parts of Europe and North America as the celebration of love, frolic, and colors.
The festival starts on the night of Holi. Holika bonfire arranges where people gather and do religious rituals. They pray that their intrinsic evil should be destroyed.
In the morning, Rangwali Holi is celebrated. In RangWali Holi participants chase and throw color each other in the form of dry powder and colored water. In water fight, some water guns, and colored water filled balloons used.
The celebration of Rangwali Holi held in Parks, open streets, outside temples, etc. Music is also a part of the Holi. Friends and Relatives come and share foods with each other.
Word “ Holi” originates from Holika. Holika is the evil sister of the demon king Hiranyakashipu. He belongs to Multan, Punjab. It is believed that it comes from the Prahladpuri Temple, Multan.
Sources of Colors
Traditional thongs are used in the colors like Neem, Kumkum, Haldi, Bilva and some medicinal herbs.
- The source of Orange or red color are the flowers of parish or tissue tree. It also called the flame of the forest.
- Green color got from Mehendi and dried leaves of Gilmour tree.
- Yellow color got from the turmeric
- Blue got from Indian berries as well as other colors also from the traditional spices.
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