Holika Dahan 2021: Today is Holika Dahan, know about auspicious time and importance - Newztezz Online


Sunday, March 28, 2021

Holika Dahan 2021: Today is Holika Dahan, know about auspicious time and importance

Holi is a festival of colors. 
Before Holi, people start preparing for it. Holi festival is celebrated all over the country with great pomp and show. On the day of Holi, people apply each other Gulal and Abir. This time Holi is on 29 March 2021. Holika Dahan is done a day before Holi. Holika Dahan is celebrated as a symbol of good over evil.

This time, a special coincidence is being made on Holi. Because of which its importance has increased. This time, Dhruv Yoga is being made on Holi, which comes after 499 years. On this day, Moon will be in Virgo and Saturn and Guru will remain in Capricorn. According to Hindu calendar, Holi festival is celebrated every year on the full moon date of the month of Phalgun. Let's know about the Muhurta and Puja method of Holika Dahan.

Holi auspicious time

The Phalgun date will start from 3.27 pm on 28 March 2021 to 12:17 on 29 March 2021.

Holika Dahan

Holik Dahan's Muhurta is from 6.37 pm to 8:30 pm.

Holika Dahan's Puja-Vidhi

Worshiping before Holika Dahan has special significance. On this day, one should wake up in the morning and sit in the east or north direction and worship. For this, make a statue of Prahlada and Holika with cow dung. Then offer Roli, Akshat, Flowers, Halgi, Moot, Wheat Earrings, Rice made on Holi. Worship Lord Narasimha with this. After worshiping, Holika should be revolved. During this time, things like wheat earrings, gram, rice, coconut etc. should be added.

Importance of Holika Dahan

Holika Dahan is celebrated to symbolize the victory of good over evil. There is also a mythological story behind it in the scriptures. According to the legend, Hiranyakashyap's son Prahlada was a great devotee of Lord Vishnu. Hiranyakashyap did not like this thing at all. He used to torture Prahlada in various ways. After this, he gave his sister Holika the task of turning away from devotion to Lord Vishnu, who had the boon of not burning in the fire. To kill Prahlada, Holika sat with her on her lap. But as a result, Prahlada is saved from burning in fire and Holika is burnt. After this, the tradition of Holika Dahan started. It is believed that all the negative things are burnt in the fire of Holika Dahan.

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