Why do Indians Celebrate Holi

Why do Indians Celebrate Holi

March 21, 2019 33

Holi is a Hindu Festival, that marks the beginning of Spring.Holi is celebrated across India which is considered to be an ancient festival.
It is celebrated in a colourful and vibrant way in which everything is illuminated in yellow and red.The legend says that once there lived a devil and a powerful king.It was Hiranyakshyap, the powerful king who considered himself God.Hiranyakshyap wanted everyone to worship him.
Unfortunately his son Prahlad turned his back on his father and started worshipping Lord Vishnu.

To get rid of his son, Hiranyakshyap ordered her sister to enter blazing fire on her lap.Prahlad was saved for his extreme devotion for Lord Vishnu.The Tradition of burning Holika comes from this Legend.

This prank of Krishna, later became a trend and a part of the Holi festivities.Other legends of Holi who are extremely popular in Southern India are Lord Shiva and Kaamadeva.According to the legends, the people in South celebrate the Sacrifices of Lord of Passion, Kaamadeva.
It is also revealed that it was Lord Shiva from the meditation who revoke Lord Shiva from meditation and save the world .Holi is considered to be the festival of love and is celebrated in every part of India.
Evenings are spent by visiting family and friends.The way Holi is celebrated in South India the Festival also promotes good health.
By Celebrating this Holi Festival the Local also clean their houses which generally makes the residents feel good and generate positive energies.

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