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  • Holi Special: Swinging idols, hurling abuses and other Holi rituals across India

    Holi Special: Swinging idols, hurling abuses and other Holi rituals across India

    Most people know the legend of Holika and Prahlad as the reason for celebrating Holi, but how many also know of Bhrigu and Agni? We all play with colours, but there is a sect where ritual demands throwing mud and hurling abuses. On Holi, Sahapedia explores lesser-known traditions and practices of the festival.

    March 9, 2020