Dhulandi 2020 – Celebrate Holi with Pomp & make memories for life

Published on by Mahesh Jhalani

The Resplendent Holi is celebrated every year in India with fervor. People will take to streets as they celebrate HolikaDahan which is followed by Dhulandi 2020.

The first day of Holi known as HolikaDahan will feature Holi Bonfire. This festivity is followed by the second day of revelries known as Colorful Dhulandi Festival. People play with colored powder & colored water. People share their affection & love with one another. Hence, GokulDhulandi 2020is also known as the Festival of Sharing & Love.

The name of Dhulandi Festival India is mostly used in Jaipur &neighbouring areas of Rajasthan. With a plethora of rituals, exciting celebrations & vibrant audience, tourists & sybarites can enjoy the best Dhulandi 2020. So, avail reliable ​Holi packages for Rajasthan & take your loved ones to celebrate the Festivals of Colors.

Brief History of Dhulandi 2020:

  • The legend is related to the famed devotee of Vishnu – Prahalada.
  • However, Hiranyakashyap (Prahalada’s father) was angry at his son’s devotion to Lord Vishnu. Hence, he asked his demonic sister Holika (Boon of Immunity against Fire) to end Prahalada’s devotion.

  • Holika obliged to the request & sat in a Pyre of Fire with Prahalada in her lap. However, she got consumed by the fire &Prahalada was saved.
  • Later, Vishnu reincarnated in the form of Narasimha& destroyed Hiranyakashyap. This brought back the faith of people on Lord Vishnu & this occasion was celebrated with throwing colors in the air.

Holi schedule 2020:

  • The first festival which is known as Phoolonki Holi 2020 will be celebrated on the Holi 2020 date- 8th March.
  • HolikaDahan which is also known as Lathmaar Holi /PhalgunShupurnima/Brij Holi 2020 in India will be celebrated on 9th March. It is also known as ​Barsana Holi in Braj areas (places related to Lord Vishnu’s Life)

  • The date of revelries for the next day i.e Dhulandi date is 10th March which is also known as Rang wali Holi.
  • Colorful Holi is followed by Dooj which features mutual reconciliation. This festivity is marked by new clothes, sharing of sweets & much more.

​Highlights of Colorful Holi Festival 2020:

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