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Holi also celebrates the Hindu god Krishna and the legend of Holika and Prahlad.

Holi also celebrates the Hindu god Krishna and the legend of Holika and Prahlad. Hiranyakashipu was an evil king. He had special powers that made him nearly invincible and he wanted everyone in his kingdom to worship him. ... Today, Hindus light bonfires on Holi to represent the triumph of good over evil.

Holi Festivals History & Origins

Holi Festivals History & Origins

The festival of colours is Holi, it is vibrant and filled with beautiful colours. Holi is considered as one of major festival in India. It is celebrated in the month of Phalgun on full moon day according to Hindu calendar.

Get an Up-Close Look at the Colorful Holi Festival

National Geographic

Get an Up-Close Look at the Colorful Holi Festival

See clouds of neon-colored powder envelop villages across India during Holi Festival. Each year, crowds gather to celebrate the beginning of spring with an explosion of color, traditional folk music, and more.

Holi Festival Of Colour

Holi Festival Of Colour

Planet Earth II | Cities Behind The Scenes

The Planet Earth II team find themselves filming during Holi, the most colourful festival in the world. 

9 delicious food items to lit up your Holi party

9 delicious food items to lit up your Holi party

Holi is known as the festival of colours and food happens to be the best thing about this festival. Delicious food is the essence of any festival. This is that time of the year when everything takes a backseat in life and it's only about celebrating the festival with loved ones. Because, this joyous occasions marks the beginning of spring and symbolizes the triumph of good over evil, it’s a beacon of hope, love and merriment.

Holi Festival: Celebrating The Victory Of Good Over Evil

Holi Festival: Celebrating The Victory Of Good Over Evil

Holi is not just limited to colors. It is true that Holi is a Festival of Colors but in its roots, this festival celebrates the spirit of victory of good over evil. It reflects the ancient Hindu religious belief that unadulterated faith and devotion to the almighty leads to salvation that can be attained by everyone.

The festival has a mythological and religious base that ties the celebration of the festival with its unique concept despite the fact that different places may have different traditions for celebrating it. What makes Holi unique in India is its spirit of joy and brotherhood, its unique expression of love and its mesmerizing colors which manage to wipe out the demarcating lines between people.

What Is Holi?

What Is Holi?

Its significance and history explained in this short video.  Broaden your knowledge of the celebration and why it is so important to so many of us.