Holi is one of the major festivals that is celebrated in India with great joy. This festival is observed at the end of the winters in March after the full Moon. On this day, people do a large bonfire to burn out the evil spirit which is known as Holika Dahan. This is done a day before Holi. This year 2021, Holi will be celebrated on 29th March, Monday
How the celebrations take place?
On the day of Holi, the main portion of the festival, Rangwali Holi, is observed.Those taking part in the festivities cover each other in gulal, a fine powder that comes in many different colours, while also being drenched in water.
The colours of the rainbow are all symbolic in Hinduism. For example, red represents sensuality, while green symbolises life and happiness, Sanskriti magazine outlines.
Yellow is believed to represent knowledge, white signifies purity, and blue symbolises determination.