The Indian sky is changing - the March winds are coming in and winter begins to bow out. Holi is the festival that carries the country into the bright days of summer. A feeling of plenty is in the air with the crops cut, and the farmer enjoying a bountiful of harvest. 'Holi' falls on the full moon, in the month of Phalgun, which spans the end of February and the beginning of March on the Gregorian calendar. A time when spring is in the air.
This year (2014) Holi falls on Monday,
March 17 2014.
The special food items that are prepared for Holi are gujjia, papri and kanji ke vade.
Meat dishes, like kofta curry, are also served.
The Legend of King Hiranyakashipu is associated with the festival Holi, This legend signifiles the victory of good over eveil,of deviotion surpassing ambition.