New Delhi: The festival of colors ‘Holi’ is on 8th March this year. Holi is a festival of colors and colors are very important in our lives. Colors not only bring joy to life but also add sweetness to many aspects of life. Holika is considered a symbol of the victory of good over evil.
According to beliefs, by worshiping Holika Dahan properly, the evil forces in the house go away. With this, the grace of goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, remains. Also, by worshiping Holika Dahan properly, family members get freedom from diseases. Let’s know what is used in the worship of Holika Dahan and what is its method.
Holika Dahan Muhurta-
6.24 pm to 8.51 pm
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Full time for Holika Dahan-
2 hours 27 minutes
Holika Dahan Day – 7 March 2023
Holika Dahan Puja Samagri
raw thread yarn
Roli, Akshat, Dhoop and Flowers
crown of cow dung
Batasha, Fresh Wheat and Whole Moong Dal
piece of land
a glass of water
way of worship
Holika is worshiped before Halika Dahan. On this day he should sit near Holika facing east or north. Then, one should worship Ganesha and Gauri. Then Om Holikayai Namah for Holika, Om Prahladaya Namah for the devotee Prahlada and Om Nrisimhaya Namah for Lord Nrisimha. Wheat earrings are roasted in the fire during Holika Dahan. Then eat. It is said that this is what makes a person healthy.
After this, 4 garlands of Badgulla are taken and offered to Pitra, Hanuman ji, Sheetla Mata and family. Then Holika goes around three or seven times. While the parikrama is being performed, raw thread is wrapped around Holika. Then the water of the pot and other objects of worship should be consecrated to Holika. Worship Holika with spices, perfumes, flowers etc. Then say your wishes and ask for forgiveness for mistakes.