Holi Indian – Indian Food Colored with Spice

Holi is one of the most important festivals of the Hindus which also marks the arrival of spring. Holi is celebrated for two days and each day has its own significance.

Holika Dahan takes place on day one where wood and dung cakes are burned with parch green ears barley on the flames of Holi at night on a fixed hour.

The whole ritual is a symbolic representation of good defeating evil. Rangwali Holi is a celebration of good over evil which occurs on day two where people gather in public spaces and take part in singing, dancing, throwing coloring (gulal), sprinkling of color water on each other.

All barriers like caste, creed, position and language are forgotten and is celebrated with feeling of love and friendship. Holi is widely known as festival of color which is celebrated as a symbol of color, joy, love and triumph of good over evil.