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Holika Dahan 2023 timing today: Celebrating Choti Holi today? Here is when you can do puja



Holika Dahan 2023 Timing Today: Celebrating Choti Holi Today? Here Is When You Can Do Puja

Holika Dahan 2023 timing today: Celebrating Choti Holi today? Here is when you can do puja

Holi, the festival of colours is extremely important for the people of the country. While other festivals hold a special place in the hearts of people, Holi is a festival that people across the country celebrate with a lot of exuberance.

Every individual has some memory of this spring festival as adults and children alike take part in the festival. Holi 2023 is also here and people have geared up to celebrate the festival. The festival is a reminder that people should live together in harmony and share love with one another.

Apart from the colours, there’s also religious importance of the festival. The colours of Holi are a reminder that one should shed their differences and start to live in a community. Holika Dahan is celebrated a day before Holi. While in most parts of the country, Holika Dahan will be celebrated on March 7, the people of Maharashtra will celebrate Holika Dahan today, i.e., March 6.

People can choose to celebrate Holika Dahan on any of the two days because both days have Shubh Muhurat for performing the puja. However, if you’re celebrating Holika Dahan today, here’s when you can do the Puja.

The Purnima Tithi is starting on March 6 and therefore, people celebrating Holika Dahan today can perform the puja during the Shubh Muhurat. The Shubh Muhurat for performing the Holika Dahan puja will begin at 6:26 PM and end at 6:38 PM today.

While performing the puja for Holika Dahan, it is important that you start the Puja by chanting the name of Lord Ganesha. Offer Holy Ganga Jal to Holika (bonfire). Do the puja by offering Turmeric, rice, kumkum, coconut, wheat, and holi colours. These offerings should be done while chanting the mantra. The mala made of dried cow dung is considered very sacred for Holika Dahan. Do the parikrama of Holika 3, 5 or 7 times by binding the sacred yarn around it.

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