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Holi at Vrindavan 2016

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Holi at Vrindavan 2016

May I know exactly what I can see on Mar 23 and 24

i have done a lot of research knowing that it event takes place on Mar 19

the Barasana stick hitting event will take place on 19 or 20.. so i will miss it

saw banke bihari holi will take place on Mar 23? what time will that be? shall i just show up at the temple?

other things i saw are

Festival Date : March 23, 2016, Wednsday

Hindu Calender Date: Phalguna Shukla Paksha Poornima, Samvat 2071

Festival : Holika Dahan ( Holi Fire)

Significance:

Holika Dahan in Entire Brij mandal

Priest crossing holi fire in Phalen Village, Koshi , Mathura

 

 

Festival Date: 24 March 2016, Thursday

Hindu Calender Date: Chaitra Krishana Paksha Pratipada, Samvat 2072

Festival : Dhulandi Holi

Significance:

Colored water holi in Braj mandal

Color Holi Celebrations in Mathrua Vrindavan Temples

 

From <http://mathuravisit.com/mathura-festivals-dates.html>

aitra shukla pratipada, i.e. the day following holika dahan is known as Dhulendi. In fact, this is the day when holi is played all over the country. Holi celebrations reach a peak on this day in Vrindavan as well as in the temple on this day. By tradition Bihariji does not play Holi on this day rather He only watches the devotees playing Holi.

 

The decoration in the temple jagmohan is changed. The silver hut is shifted and a grand golden Bungalow is erected in its place. The curtains stained by Holi colors are also replaced by new ones. Bihariji occupies the high throne to grace the occasion. The arrangements remain the same for morning as well as evening Darshans. Priests do not sprinkle colored water or throw colored powder on devotees rather devotees carry gulal (colored powder) with them and throw it towards Thakurji as well as on each other. Bihariji just sits calmly in his grand bungalow showering his kindness on all.

 

Huranga (world famous laththamar holi) is organized near the temple premises in the afternoon which continues till evening. At the end the groups of ladies and gents playing huranga go to the temple singing holi songs to secure divine blessings.

Festival Significance : Dolotsav

Festival Date (Hindu Calender) : Chaitra Krishna Pratipada

Festival Date (English Calender) : Wed, 23 March 2016

are those worth to go?

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1. Re: Holi at Vrindavan 2016

I will be in Vrindavan for Holi, would be nice to meet whoever will be around! :) Heard it might be very crowded and not very safe for tourists (especially as I am single traveler woman). Give me a shout if you'd like to explore Holi together.

Vaida

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23 is holika dhahan on that day at night ppl burn boonfire at villages or near there locality . on 24 ppl play with colors ............on 23 no one throw colour on u but on 24 u will be immersed with different colours LOL

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HI ,here is a link I used last year; We met very smart people from all over the world ,http://www.indiamike.com/india/uttar-pradesh-f60/holi-in-vrindavan-meet-2016-a-t241176/

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4. Re: Holi at Vrindavan 2016

Hi,

i am very much agree with vaida contact her and celebrate the holi take care very well

regards

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5. Re: Holi at Vrindavan 2016

Hi Vaida,

I will be in Mathura and Vrindavan for Holi. I will be there till the 25th after which I plan to travel further up North. Let me know if you wish to meetup.

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6. Re: Holi at Vrindavan 2016

hi all, just checked and found some feedback here finally.. i will stay at mathura from mar 22 night to mar 24 morning

probably go to Dwarkadheesh Temple on Mar 23

and might go to Huranga at Dauji Temple on Mar 24.. not sure about this one or

Festival : Dhulandi Holi

Significance:

Colored water holi in Braj mandal

Color Holi Celebrations in Mathrua Vrindavan Temples

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7. Re: Holi at Vrindavan 2016

Thank you so much, will sign there shortly, very useful!

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8. Re: Holi at Vrindavan 2016

Hi Vaida,

We are organising a guided cultural holi trip from March 22- 24th. Please reach out to me at dthandi@offroadsindia.com

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9. Re: Holi at Vrindavan 2016

Will reach Vrindavan on 23.

Got a room booked near prem mandir.

Am a solo traveller.

Hope to see u around.

Nd make this festival memorable.

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10. Re: Holi at Vrindavan 2016

Hi all

I am going to Mathura (solo, single woman) just for a day on March 23. Now, after reading a few posts, I am confused: will there be no celebrations with colors on that day then? Can someone please share the info? Thanks much!

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