Holi 2023 Special, Holi of Mathura: Holi festival will be celebrated across the country on 8 March 2023. But Holi in Mathura has already started many days ago, which will continue till Holi. Holi of Krishna Nagri Mathura, Vrindavan and Barsana is famous not only in India but all over the world. If you have not seen or played Holi here, then understand that you have not played Holi at all. This is the reason that people from far and wide come here to play Holi.
The gesture of Holi in Mathura and Brij is wonderful and unique. Holi’s pomp is seen here throughout the week. On the other hand, in Braj, the festival of Holi starts from Vasant Panchami, which lasts for 40 days i.e. Holi. Holi with flowers, Holi with colors, Laddu Holi, Chhadimar Holi and Lathmar Holi are very popular here.
Holi of Mathura
Holi is celebrated in Mathura on the day of Ekadashi of Phalgun month, Amalaki Ekadashi or Rangbhari Ekadashi. This time Rangbhari Ekadashi is on March 3, 2023. It is believed that Shivji and Mother Parvati had reached Kashi on this day and in this happiness Holi is played with pomp in Mathura on the day of Rangbhari Ekadashi.
This song presents the Holi of Krishna Nagri and the spirit of Brijvasis..
Today Hori Re Rasiya in Birj…
Today in Birj Hori Re Rasiya Hori Re Rasiya Barjori Re Rasiya
Whose hand is Kanak Pichkari, in whose hand Kamori re Rasiya.
Kanak Pichkari in Krishna’s hands, Kamori re Rasiya in Radha’s hands.
Some came out from their respective homes, some were black and some were fair.
Ut gulal red bhai badar, saffron color ghori re rasiya.
Bajat taal mridang jhanj dhap, aur nagare ki jodi re rasiya ॥
When did I buy red gulal, when did I get saffron Ghori Rasiya.
100 hearts of red gulal, ten hearts of saffron Ghori re Rasiya.
‘Chandrasakhi’ bhaj child Krishna image, live long and long, this jori re rasiya.
Kanha used to come to Barsana from Nandgaon with his friends to play Holi and the gopis used to beat him with sticks. That’s why there is a tradition of playing Lathmar Holi even today in Barsana.
Shyam has come to play Hori…
Shyam came to play Hori, today I am bored in the same color.
Ask for empty urns, the color saffron is awful.
If you do something colorful today, then you will be noticed. Hori.
Par Parousin Boli Yahi Aangan mein gherao ri.
Take Pitambar, snatch it, give it to the thieves. Hori.
The flute made of green bamboo is going to die.
Tari de-dai yahi nachavo apni odau ri. Hori.
This is the request of ‘Chandrasakhi’.
Ha-ha eats when you drink then this is the boy. Hori.
Kanha and Sakha did not come to Barsana from Nandgaon just like that. Rather they are invited to come to play Holi. This is called fag invitation.
How do I play hori?
How do I play Hori with Ri Ja Saawariya, Rang Me Hori
Buy empty urns with bright colors in them.
Filled with pichkari, my bodice became tight. in color.
Nainan Surma Dantan Missi Rang Hota Bhadrang.
Masak gulal male face up, Burau Krishna sang ॥ in color
Tabla Baaj Sarangi Baji and Baji Mridang.
Kanha ji’s flute playing with Radhaji. in color
Soak the chunri, soak the lehenga, leave the color of the border.
Where did Surdas soak his waist? in color
Holi is played with colors, gulal and abir. But in Krishna Nagri, there is a tradition of playing Holi not only with color and gulal but also with flowers and laddoos.
Pichkari Dai in Nainan…
Pichkari Dai in Nainan, Moy Gari Dai,
Hori should not be played, Hori should not be played. Take
Why are you langar langrai mote kini, thadou muskay ॥ Hori.
Who is doing good deeds, brother Baldau’s eyes are saved.
Let me tell you fifty hundred houses, let me tell you the house. Hori.
Auchak Kuchan Kumkuma Marai, Rang Surang Sis Te Dharai.
Listen to mother-in-law’s anger, listen to mother-in-law’s anger. Hori.
Hori ke dinna mote dunau atkai, Saligram kaun yahi hatkein.
Laughter wrapped around the body. Hori
Know which day Holi will be played in Krishna Nagri
By the way, the festival of Holi or Rangotsav will be celebrated across the country on March 8 and Holika Dahan will be held on March 7. But Holi starts as soon as Holashtak starts in Mathura, the city of Krishna. Let us know about the different types of Holi played in the city of Krishna.
Laddu Holi (27 March 2023)
Laddu Holi was played in Barsana on 27 March. In this, women and men play Holi by throwing laddoos at each other.
Lathmar Holi (28 March 2023)
Lathmar Holi was played in Barsana on the ninth day of Falgun. In this, women shower sticks on men i.e. Hurriyars and Hurriyars protect themselves with shields.
Lathmar Holi of Nandgaon (1 March 2023)
Lathmar Holi will be played today in Nandgaon, the birth city of Krishna.
Holi of Mathura (3 March 2023)
Holi will also be played in Mathura on the day of Phalgun Ekadashi.
Chhadimar Holi (4 March 2023)
Gokul has a tradition of playing Chhadimar Holi, which will be played on March 4. In this, women beat men with sticks for applying colour.
Holika Dahan (6 March 2023)
Holika Dahan will be done in Braj on March 6 and Holi will also be played. On the other hand, Holika Dahan will take place on March 7 in most of the places.
Holi (8 March 2023)
Dulhandi will be celebrated after Holika Dahan. In this, Dauji’s Huranga Holi is played in Nandgaon. On this day, women and men play Holi together in Nandgaon.
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