Rangwali Holi


Happy Holi!

Happy Holi! Holi is a traditional Hindu festival, originating in India, that dates back into the 4th century. The timing of Holi is synchronized with the moon, so the dates vary each year, in accordance with lunar cycles. It is a two day festival; the first day is known as Holika Dahan and the second day is known as Rangwali Holi. This year, Rangwali Holi takes place today, March 13th, while the pyres of Holika Dahan were burned yesterday. Holika Dahan is set up the night before the big day. People gather for a purification ritual where a pyre of logs and du[...]