On the occasion of the festival of Holi, we present to you stories about the festival of Holi. This is a collection of short tales and legends from different parts of India that are associated with this festival of colors.
The story of Holika Dahan: We talk about the story of Hiranyakashyap, Prahlad and Holika. Next, we listen to the tales associated with Lord Krishna, Radha and the Gopikas. The celebration in the towns of Mathura and Vrindavan.
Radha Krihna, and Holi: Also listen to how Holi is associated with celebration of Lord Shiva and Kamadeva in Southern India. And the demoness Dhundi.
Do you know that there is a scientific reason behind burning the pyre or Holika Dahan? Listen to this episode to learn more.
How do you celebrate the festival of Holi?
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