Essay Writing on THE HOLI FESTIVAL

English_Master June 13, 2015 No Comments
 THE HOLI FESTIVAL Holi is one of the most prominent festivals of the Hindus celebrated in India. It is a seasonal festival which marks the end of the winter season. It is festival of fun and frolic, happiness and gaiety. The young and the old celebrate it with great joy and fun. There are two days attributed to this festival. They are known as “chhotti Holi” and “Bari Holi” or “Dulhandi. On the “chhotti Holi” day ladies and children in their best dresses go to worship a big pile of fire wood. They throw rice and burn incense at it. Then at night at the auspicious hour this heap of fire wood is set on fire. Men go to it with stalks of barley in order to put them into fire and then they embrace each other and wish “Happy Holi”. On this day even old enmities and differences are buried and forgotten. The night passes into the day which is called “Dulhandi” the day of coloured water and “Gulal”. Various theories wrap around this festival. Some say that Holi is commemorated in honour of Lord Krishna who killed a cruel demon on this day and filled the life of people with ecstasy. Others are of the view that...
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