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Holika Dahan today, know when the tradition

Holika Dahan today, know when the tradition

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Holika Dahan today, know when the tradition and auspicious times started Holika Dahan is also mentioned in the 300-year-old inscription found in Ramgarh, located near the Vindhya mountains. Holika Dahan is on Sunday 28th March today. In Hinduism, Holika is lit every year on Falgun Purnima and worship of Holika Mai is done. Holika Dahan is praised as the triumph of good over evil. Holika Dahan is considered to be extremely beneficial and good in terms of health. According to one of the mythological beliefs, Lord Krishna killed a demon named Pootana on the day of Holika. Holika's fire symbolizes the victory of good over evil. Holika was sitting in the fire with Vishnu devotee Prahlad to take his life. Despite the boon of not burning in the fire, she burnt to ashes because Holika's int...