Different Types Of Holi Celebration: This festival of Holi is going to come soon. On this day people forget the old enmity and hold the hand of friendship. One good thing is that on this day mother does not shout at us for taking bath. So! This is a joke. But for the last few years, people are also seen getting the knowledge of save water, Tilak Holi games.
Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring. It is also known as the “festival of colors” because people celebrate by throwing brightly colored powder and water at each other. Holi is typically celebrated in India, Nepal, and other countries with large Hindu populations, and it is a time for people to come together, forget their differences, and have fun. The holiday is usually observed in late February or early March.
Lots of colours, relatives, dancing, pichkari, water balloons, platters with sweets and lots of fun. What do you remember from all these things? Yes! Holi, we are talking about Holi only.
Types of Holi State Wise
So! Today we have brought for you information related to Holi celebrated across the country. It does not cost much water and the way of celebrating it is also different.
1. Rangpanchami – Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
It would be better if we consider Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh as a combined form of all the states. People of these states do all kinds of experiments to make Holi better. The special thing about Holi in these states is that Holi is celebrated here even on the fifth day of Holika Dahan.
2. Hola Mohalla – Punjab
There is a lot of importance regarding Holi among those who believe in Sikhism. Followers of Sikhism see this festival as a celebration of physical and military might. That’s why a day before Holi, different types of sports and competitions are held. This is known as ‘Hola Mohalla’.
3. Lathmar Holi – Barsana (Uttar Pradesh)
This unique tradition of Holi is seen in Radha Maiya’s village Barsana near Mathura-Vrindavan. In this, on the day of Holi, women beat men with sticks and men try to paint them while avoiding their sticks. This Lathmar Holi is famous all over the world.
4. Fagua – Bihar
If you want to see the real color of Holi, then you should go to Bihar. Amidst the colors of Holi, Bihari songs Phaguwa doubles the enthusiasm of Holi. There the practice of feeding cannabis is very high. On this day people enjoy a lot by getting intoxicated with cannabis.
5. Royal Holi – Udaipur (Rajasthan)
Royal Holi is celebrated in Udaipur, Rajasthan. In this Holika is decorated before Holika Dahan. After that the journey is taken out with decorated horses and carts and then other traditions are completed by setting fire to Holika according to custom.
6. Manjal Kuli – Kerala
Unlike North, there is not much enthusiasm for Manjal Holi in South India. Despite this, some castes celebrate Holi like a festival, which is called Manjal Kuli in the local language. Colors and flowers are used in this.
7. Khadi Holi – Kumaoni (Uttarakhand)
Holi is celebrated with great pomp in the Kumaoni region of Uttarakhand. The people there play Holi wearing their traditional clothes on the day of Holi. Along with singing traditional songs, they dance to the beats of drums. The Holi celebrated here is known as Baithika Holi, Khari Holi and Mahila Holi.
8. Dhol Jatra – West Bengal
If you want to play the most dignified Holi in the country, then go to Bengal. In West Bengal, on the day of Holi, Jatra i.e. journey is taken out with ‘Dhol Nagadon’. Dry colors and flowers are blown in it. In this, women and men especially wear yellow colored clothes and enjoy the festival by dancing and jumping.
9. Yaosang – Manipur
Where Holi festival is celebrated only for one day in the whole country. Whereas in Assam, this festival lasts for 6 days. Different colors of culture are seen every day. Along with this, the traditional dance ‘Thabal Chongba’ is organized here on the day of Holi.
1. Shigmo – Goa
A Holi is specially celebrated in Goa. In this, farmers and farming people dance on traditional songs on the streets of Goa. Not only the general public but also tourists can take part in this.
Holi is celebrated in different ways across the country. The ways of celebrating Holi may be different, but their aim is to create harmony by bringing people together.
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