Avakin Holi - Festival of Colours

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I am Avakin Blogger, in this Blog, I am sharing with you about Holi Festival and the meaning of color in Hinduism. Without colors, our life is so dull just like food without taste.

I hope you will play with colors at Holi – Festival about colors! if you know about your fortune luck along with the colors or flower choices for making this day special.

Phagun is sown when natural color fills in value.  In the enthusiasm of Holi, body, mind, consciousness, and soul - solely become interesting. About its color is fashioned in Krishna - 'In Holi Khelat Nandlal Biraj, someplace it provides color to the mindfulness of Mahadev.  In Awadh, on this day Raghukul Nayak Shri Ram also suits Raghubira and people get up saying - 'Holi khel Raghubira in Awadh

Holi has left no one, then it took the form of Eid-e-pink.  Even today, there is a wave of dissolution of Benares, so somewhere it is 'Dol Utsav' and 'Gaur Purnima'.  Somewhere its bright colors settle into the crop of agricultural farmers.  But with the changing times, the color of Holi has also changed a lot. Nowadays, joint families are advancing to an end.  There are both unconcerns behind it also disinterest in the collectivity. 

Connection - Now there is no heat as well in the Natas. It has also affected Holi.  But this festival cannot be acclaimed alone. It is said that the bitterness of relationships can be erased in this.  You can overwhelm the objections of those you cannot meet due to time limitations. Due to its quality, the original soul of Holi is spreading love even today. Even though chemical colors may have been replaced by natural colors and flowers, their original spirit is alive like that sentence of Premchand, which he wrote in his story - Holi Vrat Hai, Tapa Hai.  It means special love and sympathy for your brothers.  So Holi has many colors and

India is the most significant country where different religions of people exist and there are lots of festivals which people celebrated together throughout the year. All festivals are connected with a story of historical events and people celebrating it as a festival for remembering History Events.
Holi is a festival of colors. It foretells the beginning of the spring season. It’s the Hindus festival but during these days everyone celebrating it because of excitement and fun. Holi the festival celebrated for two days

First, one day is of dry colors along with the burning of Holi Bonfire (Holika Dahan), some people said that it make you pure again by removing all the bad things if you celebrate it properly and decided to make the change you are living so you begin your life by stop doing wrong things. On the second day of Holi people using watercolor, sprays. The whole day is very colorful. Children filling balloons with Dark watercolor and throw it on others along with using a water gun with coloring water. Streets are full of people by rubbing color on another face for wishing Holi and doing the dance with DJ beats. 

Prahalad was the worshiper of God. His father Hiranyakaship, who was a king doesn’t like what his son does. He told many times to his son to stop chanting of god but his son did not listen to him then he finally determined to kill his son. His father told her sister Holika to finish him. Holika has the power of no fire that can harm her, so she sits on firewood by picking up Prahalad with herself but it was she who has killed herself by trying this practice and Prahalad survived. Some people also consider that Lord Krishna killed Putna on the same day when she tries to kill Krishna, so this the holy festival celebrates because of these History Events. 

Holi is the color of the festival, basically, it’s the Hindus festival but now these everyone proclaiming it because of joy by playing with colors. Exclusively it celebrates in an Asian country similar to India and Nepal. 

Meaning of Colors
Colors play an important roll in India, for Hinduism religion it plays a vital role for everyone, it linked with the festival. These colors are symbolized by god and its purely decorative values. Hindu artists use glow on divinity and their dresses.

Hindu artists use glow on the divinity and their dresses represent their qualities. Colors produce an environment, which should keep a person happy. Fascinating from the most colors appropriated in religious commemorations are red, yellow (turmeric), green of leaves, white of wheat flour many more

 Red intimates both love and abstemiousness. In Hindu religion, red is of utmost magnitude the color most often used for felicitous occasions like matrimony, the nativity of a child, festivals, etc. A red mark is put on the forehead during ceremonies and signification occasions. As a symbol of marriage, women put red powder on the hair parting. They also wear a red sari during marriage. Red powder is usually thrown on the likeness of deities as well as phallic worship symbols during prayers. It also represents Shakti (strength of warms). A red-colored raiment is placed on deities who are humane, confident, guarding, and who have the capacity to destroy evil. At the time of death of a lady, her body is wrapped in red cloth for the cremation.

 Saffron is the purest color for the Hindu. It describes the fire and as impurities are burnt by fire, this color symbolizes purity. It also represents religious abstinence. This color connotation features a sacred meaning for the Hindu. It is the color of holy men and ascetics who have renounced the planet. Wearing the color symbolizes the quest for light. It is the campaign appearance of the Rajput, the combatant caste. 

Green is a celebratory color. Maharashtra expresses life and peace. For that reason, a widow doesn't wear green. Symbolizing peace and happiness, green stabilizes the mind. Saffron color is fashionable to the eyes and represents nature. 

Yellow is the color of knowledge and learning. It typifies happiness, peace, meditation, capability, and psychic advancement. It is the color of spring including activates the mind. Lord Vishnu’s dress is yellowish typifying his description of awareness. Lord Krishna and Ganesha also wear yellow dresses. Yellow color also keep evil spirit away 

White is a compound of seven different colors hence it symbolizes a little bit of the quality of each. It represents purity, cleanliness, peace, and knowledge. The goddess of knowledge, Saraswati is usually shown as wearing a white dress, sitting on a lotus. The Brahmin - the highest cultural caste - is associated with white. Hindu religious leaders defend themselves amongst white ashes to denote their spiritual rebirth. White is also the color of mourning. The other famous deities would also have a suggestion of white on their dress. When any woman got widow would wear a white dress in mourning.

 Blue color represents the lord Krishna color. The Creator has provided the preponderance of blue to the environment the sky, the beaches, the rivers including the ponds. The goddess who has the characteristics of fearlessness, courage, confidence, the ability to deal with difficult situations, of stable mind and depth of character are represented as blue colored. Lord Rama and Krishna spent their life protecting humanity and devastating evil, therefore they are colored blue. 

People believe that after the Holi festival it’s the beginning of Spring SEASON. People forget bad feelings and hatred on the day of Holi. People forget differences and come closer to each other. One day before the festival, people burn fire and dance around it for fun and enjoyment. Please don’t do any nonsense and any misbehave on this day and celebrate it in a friendly spirit.

On this day people going out with the friend group and spraying colors at one another. They use dark colors with water and they rub it on another’s face which takes time to remove. It spoils clothes too so don’t wear new clothes this day and try to cover hairs and wear glasses if its possible otherwise color affects your eyes too. Some colors aren’t good for skin and those whose skin so sensitive don’t go out this day. 

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