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Holi
Festival o Colours
Holi Celebration
Teep Hindu
Celebrations Nicht afore: Holika Bonfire
On Holi: spray colours on ithers, dance, pairty; eat festival delicacies[1]
Begins Phalgun Purnima or Pooranmashi (Full Moon)
Date Falgun Purnima
2016 date Wadensday, Mairch 23
2017 date Monanday, Mairch 13
Frequency annual

Holi (pronunciation: /ˈhl/; Sanskrit: होली Holī) is a ware festival, an aa kent as the festival o colours or the festival o love.[3][4] It is an auncient Hindu releegious festival which haes acome popular wi non-Hindus in mony pairts o Sooth Asie, as well as fowk o ither commonties ootside Asie.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Holi: Splashed with colors of friendship Hinduism Today, Hawaii (2011)
  2. "Holidays in India, Month of March 2014". Government of India. Retrieved 8 Januar 2014. 
  3. Yudit Greenberg, Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, Volume 1, ISBN 978-1851099801, page 212
  4. The New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) ISBN 0-19-861263-X - p.874 "Holi /'həʊli:/ noun a Hindu spring festival ...".
  5. Ebeling, Karin (2010), Holi, an Indian Festival, and its Reflection in English Media; Die Ordnung des Standard und die Differenzierung der Diskurse: Akten des 41. Linguistischen Kolloquiums in Mannheim 2006, 1, 107, ISBN 978-3631599174