SCFI FestivalsSociety for the Confluence of Festivals in India

Regional Names of Holi

Popularity of Holi can be gauged from the number of names Holi has in different states. Also of great interest is the story behind each of these names.

As one moves across from one state to another, one can surely discover the myriad shades of human emotions behind the story that goes with each of these names of holi. These stories will make you feel proud of the rich cultural diversity of India. Besides, what is to be appreciated is the underlying strong bond of unity that binds this uniquely culturally diverse country.

Even the Gods that are worshiped on Holi differ in different corners of the country. The way the festival is celebrated also differs but the spirit is same - the one of love and brotherhood. Inspite of their uniqueness in different states, the festival is considered to be the one which enhances the secular fabric of India.

Let us now unravel the traditions of Holi by learning the story behind the different names of Holi -

More Info about Holi Festival

Significance of Holi

In spite of being such a colourful and gay festival, there are various aspects of Holi which makes it so significant for our lives.Know More

Holi Related Festivals

Holi is one of the major festival of the vast country, called India. No wonder, a number of traditions, customs and festivals Know More

Holi Festival in India

Holi is one of the major festival of India and is the most vibrant of all. The joys of Holi knows no bound... Know More

Holi Around the World

Holi knows no bars, Holi knows no boundaries too. Across the world wherever Indians or people of Indian origin are present... Know More