Holi is an ancient festival of India that mainly played in India and it was originally known as ‘Holika‘. The festivals find a detailed description in early religious works such as Jaimini’s Purvamimamsa-Sutras and Kathaka-Grhya-Sutras.
Historians also believe that Holi was celebrated by all Aryans but more so in the Eastern part of India.
It is said that Holi existed several centuries before Christ. However, the meaning of the festival is believed to have changed over the years.
Earlier it was a special rite performed by married women for the happiness and well-being of their families and the full moon (Raka) was worshiped.
Just at the beginning of the year 2017, people start looking for the Holi Dates in their Calendar. This is because Holi is the first major Hindu Festival of the year and they called as the Hindu New Year Starts from the Day of Holi. If you too wish to find out when is Holi 2017 or When was Holi in 2015 here is a Holi Calendar just for you! The page offers you Holi Calendar for 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 too.
Please note that the Holi Calendar given below gives you the main date of Holi celebrations. This day is celebrated with play of colors. Holika Dahan or Chhoti Holi is celebrated a day earlier. On the day of Holika Dahan people burn logs of wood to symbolize victory of good over evil and observe Holi Pooja.
So go ahead mark the Holi date 2017 in your personal calendar and start preparing for Holi 2017!!
Holi 2017: Expert tips for hair care that when playing the Holy.
Harmful toxins present in both dry and wet colors can easily take away the sheen off your hair and head part, making it dry and frizzy. So, don’t forget to massage your scalp, get rid of the split ends and apply root mask to protect your hair, says an expert, so be care full when playing with the wet and dry colors.
Experts are advised to take Advanced Hair Studio dole out some easy tips to take care of your hair before the color game begins on March 8th 2017
Massaging works wonders on your hair. It is very important to massage your scalp thoroughly with coconut-based oil before you step into the Holi celebrations. Coconut-based hair oil gives the protective covering layer to your hair, which then helps you to wash off the colours from your hair with ease
Adding few drops of lemon to the oil and applying it on your hair helps in keeping the toxins found in colours at bay. This is really helpful for those who have a sensitive scalp.
It is advisable to apply root mask to your hair which will help your hair and scalp from dryness. The mask helps in regaining the texture and shines to your hair post the Holi party ends.
Make sure you get rid of the split ends before the colours are all over your hair. These colours make your hair dry, causing more split ends.