Holi has its own unique and enthusiastic color in northeast India. The biggest celebration of Holi occurs in the state of Assam. Let’s know about it.
Holi 2020 in Assam:
People of Assam know Holi by the name of Doul Jatra or Doulutsava. It is a five days long festival in most parts of Assam. The most significant celebrations happen in Barpeta, where devotees from all over the world come to attend the festival. Let’s know all of it in detail.
People also know it by the name of the Doul festival or Doul Jatra. During the days of the festival, the idol of Lord Krishna is placed in whole Assam so that devotees can worship it. The biggest celebration occurs at Berpeta Sara. Everyone forgets their problems and sorrows. They all sing in rhythm to offer all their prayers to Krishna.
Another state of India also celebrates Doul Jatra. Learn about it here.
It is the first part if the Holi celebrations. People of Assam, burn clay huts near their houses instead of the bonfire. It is assumed that all the evil spirits will run away by this act. It is also the celebration of the victory of good over evil.
Holi of colors:
In the second part of the celebration, people play with colors. It can be a dry color powder, watercolors, or flowers. With that, people play music and dance on the beats. It is also said to be the celebration of the immortal love of Krishna and Radha.
Learn more about these two Lords of Hindus and how they are related to Holi here.
If you want to celebrate Holi more religiously and enthusiastically, Assam will be the best choice. So come along with many other devotees this Holi 2020 to be a part of the traditional celebrations.