Holi is a colorful and joyous festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. In 2023, Holi will be celebrated on Wednesday, 07th March. The festival of Holi signifies the victory of good over evil, and it is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervor in India and other parts of the world.
Holika Dahan, also known as Choti Holi, is a significant part of the Holi festival, which is celebrated on the eve of the main festival. Holika Dahan 2023 will take place on the evening of 08th March, which is the day before Holi.
Holika Dahan Muhurat 2023 in India
The muhurat or auspicious time for Holika Dahan in 2023 will begin at6:24 PM PM on 07th March and end at 8:51 PM. The duration of the muhurat is approximately 2 hours and 27 minutes.
When is Holi 2023 Celebrated in India
|March 8, 2023, Day – Wednesday||Holi||Across the Nations, India|
Holi Purnima and Holika Dahan Muhurat (Time) 2023
|Happy Holi 2023|
|Occasion||Time / Muhurat||Date|
|Starting time of Purnima Tithi||4:17 PM||7th March 2023|
|Ending time of Purnima Tithi||6:09 PM||7th March 2023|
|Duration of Holika Dahan||2 hours and 27 minutes||7th March 2023|
|Timings for Holika Dahan||6:24 PM to 8:51 PM||7th March 2023|
The Significance of Holika Dahan
Holi is very important. The festival of Holi is very famous in India, and is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Phalguna that year. Is aaj log ek dusare ko gulal (color) lagkar badai dete hai aur khushiya manate hai.
The basic tenet of the greatness of Holi is ‘Bura Na Mano, Holi Hai’. Yaani, is din sabhi apas mein mil-jul kar khushiya manate hai aur badaion ko khula khande hai. On the day of Holi, people serve sweets, gujia, mathari, curd-bhalla, thandai etc. to each other and make each other happy.
The greatness of Holi is also from the religious point of view. The festival of Holi is related to the story of Lord Vishnu’s avatar Narasimha. According to this story, an asura named Hiranyakashyapa wanted to kill his son Prahlada with his mouth because he was a devotee of Lord Vishnu. But to save Prahlad, Lord Narasimhaji killed him. Yah Din is also famous for fighting demons.
So, the greatness of Holi is that it is a festival that adds a word to all and conveys a message of happiness and love to all. This festival is a practice of India’s rich culture and tradition. On the day of Holi, people want to meet each other and forget their misdeeds and feel joy.
Holika Dahan 2023 Significance
According to Hindu mythology, Holika Dahan represents the victory of good over evil. The story behind Holika Dahan is that of Prahlad and his aunt, Holika. Prahlad was a devotee of Lord Vishnu, but his father, King Hiranyakashipu, was a demon who wanted to kill his son for worshiping Lord Vishnu.
King Hiranyakashipu asked his sister, Holika, to help him kill Prahlad. Holika had a boon that made her immune to fire, so she sat in a fire with Prahlad on her lap, intending to kill him. However, Lord Vishnu saved Prahlad, and Holika was burned to death. This event is celebrated as Holika Dahan, and it symbolizes the victory of good over evil.
In conclusion, Holi is a vibrant and joyous festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Holika Dahan, which is celebrated on the eve of Holi, represents the victory of good over evil and is an essential part of the festival. The muhurat for Holika Dahan in 2023 is from 06:33 PM to 09:06 PM on 14th March. Let us celebrate this festival with enthusiasm and spread love and happiness all around. Happy Holi 2023!