Holi 2022: Date, History, Significance and Quotes and Images

Holi is one of the most ancient and celebrated festival among Hindus in India. Popularly known as the festival of love and festival of colours, Holi represents life, love and forgiveness.

Holi the beautiful festival of spring is celebrated with the arrival of spring and end of winters. Holi celebrations start on the evening of the Purnima (Full Moon Day) falling in the Hindu calendar month of Phalguna with Holika Dahan or choti Holi (burning of Demon Holika) followed by Holi in the next morning.

Holi celebrates the eternal love and divine love of Radha Krishna as well as it signifies the victory of good over evil. Holi celebrates the Hindu god Krishna and the legend of Holika and Prahlad.

Holi 2022: Date and Time

This year Holi will be observed on March 18 and March 19 as well. Holika Dahan falls on the evening of March 17 with the beginning of Purnima tithi at 1:29 pm on March 17 and ends at 12:47 pm on March 18. The Holika Dahan tithi will last from 9:06 pm to 10:16 pm on March 17.

Holi 2022: History

Holi originally known as Holika is an very ancient festival of India. The description pf Holi and its significance mentioned in the Puranas, Dasakumara Charita, and by the poet Kālidāsa during the 4th century reign of Chandragupta II. It is also believed that Holi existed several centuries before Christ.

Holi 2022: Story Behind Holi

According to myths and mythologies Holi is associated with two legends. The first one is the celebrations of colour, life and love. It is believed that colouring something means giving life to it. It is celebrated every year to honour the divine love or Radha Krishna. The another reason Holi is observed is to celebrate the victory of good over evil which is associated with the legend of Hiranyakashipu, Prahalad and Lord Vishnu. Hindus light bonfires on Holi to represent the triumph of good over evil.

Holi 2022: Quotes and wishes

Let’s throw out the colours in the air, and renew our love with a bit of romantic colour. Happy Holi

“With the hope that your life is framed with all the colours of rainbow making your life happy, I am sending out the happiest colours to you. Happy Holi”

“It’s the time to unwind, de-stress and to make a bond with sweets, thandai and colours. Happy Holi”

“The colours we play with touch not only our face but our heart too, by making us filled with happiness and joy. Happy Holi”

“May God paint the canvas of your life with the colours of Joy, Love, Happiness, Prosperity, Good Health, and success.” ― Wishing You a Happy Holi

Sweet dishes, water balloons, water pistols, amazing songs are the best ingredients for a perfect Holi!

God gives you all the colours of life, the colours of joy, the colours of happiness, the colours of friendship, the colours of love, and any other colours you wish to paint in your life. Have a wonderful Holi!

Red, green, yellow, and blue… The colours of Holi remind me of you… ‘Because, like them, you are vibrant and full of life.

Holi is a day to make amends and honor friendships. I treasure your presence in my life today and always!

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