holika

holika hirnyaaksh aur hirnyakashyap naamak daitya ki bahan aur prahlaad naamak vishnu bhakt ki buaa thi. jiska janm janapad- kaasaganj ke soron shookarakshetr naamak pavitra sthaan par hua tha. usako yeh varadaan praapt tha ki vah aag mein naheen jalegi. is varadaan ka laabh uthaane ke liye vishnu-virodhi hirnyakashyap ne use aajnyaa di ki vah prahlaad ko lekar agni mein pravesh kar jaae, jisse prahlaad ki mrutyu ho jaae. holika ne prahlaad ko lekar agni mein pravesh kiya. ishvar krupa se prahlaad bach gaya aur holika jal gayi. holika ke ant ki khushi mein holi ka utsav manaaya jaata hai.[1]

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  1. Holi Festival Retrieved on 4 March, 2008