Short Essay about THE HOLI

English_Master August 3, 2016 No Comments
THE HOLI Holi is the festival of colours. It brings joy and relaxation to young and old, rich and poor equally. It falls on the full moon day of the month of Phalgun every year by Hindu calendar. There are several stories behind the celebration of holi. The most familiar is that of Prahlad. He is a son of Hiranya Kashyap – a demon king – was a very good devotee of God. Where as the father was an enemy of j    God and believed in his own power. The demon king tried his best to teach Prahlad hatred towards God. But Prahlad never deviated from his path of devotion to God. The king tried in vain to kill his own son by any means. Every time he was saved by Lord Vishnu. At last king being vexed in his attempts to kill his enemy’s devotee consulted his sister Holika – She was gifted with the boon that fire cannot burn her. She sat in fire with Prahlad. By the grace of God once more Prahlad survived and Holika burn to ashes. This happened on this full moon day of Phalgun. The commemorate the occasion of the burning of evil force. This festival is celebrated the next day with jubilation...
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THE HOLI: Essay Writing Topics

English_Master December 13, 2015 No Comments
THE HOLI Holi is the festival of colours. It is a festival of gaiety and gran­deur. It brings joy and relaxation to young and old, rich and poor alike, It falls on the full moon day of the month of Phalgun every year by the Hindu calendar and id the month of March, according to the English Calendar. There are several reasons behind its celebration. The popular one is that Prahalad, son of Hiranya Kashyap – a demon king, was a very good devotee of God. Whereas, the father was an enemy of God and believed in his own power. The demon king tried his best to teach Prahalad hatred towards God. But Prahalad never deviated from his path. The king tried in vain to kill his own son by biting him with serpents, by crushing him under the feet of elephants, by throwing him from high hills and by roasting him in boiling oil. Each time he was saved by the grace of Lord Vishnu whom Prahalad believed with mind, soul and body. The king, being vexed in his attempts to kill his enemy’s devotee, consulted his sister Holika. She was gifted with the boon that fire could not burn her. Getting orders from the king she sat in the...
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