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The celebrations at homes begin three days before the full moon or the Holika Dahan day.
Special saris called Dandia is made for married daughters during Holi. Children are also presented with new clothes.
Arrival of Holi festival in homes: Three days (12th day of waxing of moon) before Holika Dahan is the Rang Pashi. The entire family gathers in a home and the eldest member sprinkles a small amount of color and tesu flower water on the all the members. This heralds Holi festival into the household.
Burning of Holika: On the full moon day, is Holika Dahan or the lighting of fire. This lighting of fire is performed in memory of young Prahalad, who came out unhurt from the fire. Demon Holika, who is immune to fire, had taken Prahalad with the intention of killing him. But the strong Vishnu devotion of Prahalad saved him and Holika got burned instead.
Holi Phagwa Splash Colors: Next, day is Holi, the festival of colors. Take the natural colors and indulge in fun and merry making. On this day, in some places a small amount of color is sprinkle on the idols of gods and goddesses in Hinduism.
Bhai Dooj: The day after Holi is Bhai Dooj. When sisters visit brothers and show their affection.