Holi celebration in Braj: Know Everything About it!

 

 

 

Who doesn’t love Holi? Well, we all love Holi and are always excited about it.

Holi brings happiness, joy, and enthusiasm. And celebration is special if it’s celebrated in the Braj, the land where Krishna played Holi.

Braj Ki Holi is renowned in entire India and the region of Vrindavan, Gokul, Mathura, Phalen, Nandgaon, and Barsana plays an important role in Hindu mythology, as Lord Krishna spent his childhood in these regions.

Significance of Braj’s Holi

Braj holds significance in Lord Krishna’s story where he played with his friends and Radha and other Gopis in the holy land. It is also believed that Radha and Krishna celebrating the Holi with great pomp and show along with Gopis and other locals.

In Braj, Holi starts from the first day after the Phalgun Amavasi and the festivities begin from the Ekadashi day, which is the 11th day during the waxing phase of the moon in Phalguna month.

Holi Celebration in Braj

There are different spots that are observed in Holi in Braj. The most outstanding spots that draw in the sightseers for their extraordinary approaches to observing Holi are Phalen, Nandagaon, and Barsana. In Phalen, a huge fire is lit on the full moon night to honour the triumph of good over evil and the Prahlad-Holika episode is replayed.

Men from Nandagow strike Barsana bearing in mind the end goal of raising their ensign over Shri Radhikaji's sanctuary. They get a deafening greeting as the ladies of Barsana to invite them with wooden sticks.

While Lord Krishna spent his childhood in Braj, he promoted the celebration with his tricks, where he played Holi in Braj with Gopies and they additionally were always excited and proceeded from that point forward. Thus, proceeding with this ceremonial Men and Women of Braj even these days struggle between the two parties.

Final Words

If you have Kanha at home, start your celebration by first playing Holi with the ladoo gopal. Buy the clothes and accessories from Mykanha and start your holi celebration by dressing up Kanha Idol and performing Holi with him. This year, play Holi at home with your loved ones in the Braj style to add more joy to your colours.

Happy Holi!

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