When is Rangwali Holi 2023? Check Exact Date, Time, Shubh Muhrat & More

Holi 2023 India: The Festival of Colours will be celebrated on March 8 this year. Read this article to know about the exact date and time, and Shubh Muhrat for Rangwali Holi 2023 in India.
When is Rangwali Holi 2022 Exact Date Time Here
When is Rangwali Holi 2022 Exact Date Time Here

Rangwali Holi in 2023: Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, is a religious festival that is celebrated among all castes and communities in India. The festival of Holi is a colourful celebration that is observed for two days. The first day of Holi is marked with the burning of the Holika bonfire which is lit during the night. The first day of Holi celebrations is known as Jalanewali Holi or also as Holika Dahan or Chhoti Holi. This Holi Bonfire is lit during specified Holi Dahan muhurat. In South India, the ritual of Holika Dahan is referred to as Kama Dahanam. The next day of Holika Dahan/Jalanewali Holi comes the main Holi day which is known as Rangwali Holi.

Rangwali Holi is the day when people gather to play with dry or wet colours, dance to Holi songs, dress up in the evenings to go to temples, visit family and friends, exchange Holi delicacies such as ghujia, etc. Rangwali Holi is also known by different names across different parts of India. Some regions in India refer to Rangwali Holi as Dhulandi or Dhulendi. In Odisha, people refer to Holi as Dola Purnima. Braj regions (places associated with the life of Lord Krishna) such as Vrindavan, Mathura, Gokul, Gowardhan, and Barsana are famous for their traditional Holi festivities. Of these Braj regions, Barsana is particularly famous for its Lathmar Holi festivity.

Rangwali Holi 2023 Exact Date and Time

As per the Hindu calendar, the festival of Holi begins with the onset of Purnima Tithi (also known as Full Moon Day) in the Hindu month of Phalguna. As per the seasonal calendar, the festival of Holi in India marks the beginning of the Spring Season and the end of the Winter season.

Rangwali Holi 2023 Date: March 8, 2023 (Wednesday)

Rangwali Holi 2023 Time: March 8, 2023 (Whole Day)

Holika Dahan 2023 Date: March 7, 2023 (Tuesday)

Holika Dahan 2023 Time: 6:24 PM- 8:51 PM

Holi is a festival that emphasises love and brotherhood above all else. During the festival, vivid colours are used to symbolise joy and prosperity. Holi also symbolises the triumph of good over evil, which is the main theme of most Indian holidays. Additionally, it teaches us to uphold moral standards and abstain from social vices.

People come together the morning after "Holika Dahan" to celebrate the colourful festival of Holi by tossing coloured powder at one another in good fun. Holi preparations start a week before the main festival. People, especially children, start enthusiastically buying various colours a week before the event.

Early in the morning, people visit and colour their friends and family members as part of the celebrations. Holi treats, which are enjoyed by both guests and hosts, include "Gujhiya," "sweets," "Pani Puri," "Dahi Bade," and Chips, among other things.


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