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Holi Festival at Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi

The Holi festival at Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi is observed 4 days before the actual Holi festival. It is observed on the Rangbhari Ekadasi. In 2020, the important date of Holi Festival at Kashi Vishwanath Temple is March 6.

The popular belief is that on Shiva goes to bring home Goddess Parvati on this day.

In many regions in North India Rangbhari Ekadasi is of great significance in regard with the Holi festival.

Rangbhari Ekadasi is observed on Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ekadasi or the 11th day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalgun month. Thousands of people participate in the procession held on the day.



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