Holi festival is one of the popular festivals in North India. Every people in North India celebrate the Holi festival. Every year in the month of March we celebrate the Holi festival. We are celebrating this for two days festival. The first day is the Holi ka Dahan (burning the holika) day, on this day Indian women wear her traditional cloths and in the evening to for worshiped.
On this day lots of wooden sticks are gathered in the ground, and are worshiped. A thread is tied around a small piece of bread and placed on the fire. It is believed that even though the bread burns, the thread remains clean. This is a memorial of how the evil (the bread) is destroyed, while the thread (the soul) is eternal. Even today, people enact the scene of ‘Holika’s burning to ashes’ every year to mark the victory of good over evil. On the last day of Holi, people take a little fire from the bonfire to their homes. It is believed that by following this, their homes will be rendered pure and their bodies will be free from disease.
The second day is the playing Holi day. On this day people celebrate the Holi with colour, sweets and wear the traditional dresses. Some people go to their friend, Neighbour or relatives to celebrate the Holi. This day People spend the day smearing colored powder all over each other’s faces, throwing colored water at each other, having parties, and dancing under water sprinklers. Bhang (a paste made from cannabis plants) is also traditionally consumed as part of the celebrations. Some people orgnige the special Holi events with music, rain dances, and colours.