Holi 2024: These people should not watch Holika Dahan even by mistake, know the religious reasons!



In Hinduism, like every year, Holika Dahan, the ritual of worship and burning of Holika, will take place on the full moon night of the month of Phalgun in 2024. According to the calendar, this year Holika Dahan will be performed on Sunday, March 24. This ritual is believed to have the power to ward off troubles and bring prosperity, making it an important part of Holi celebrations. Let us know which people should not miss the Holika Dahan puja performed before Holi.

Holika Dahan and Newly Married Women:

In Hindu tradition, it is considered inauspicious for newly married women to perform Holika Dahan puja during their first Holi after marriage. Seeing Holika Dahan is also considered inauspicious. It is believed that such an act may bring evil and hinder their happiness and well-being.

Special attention to some rules: 

There is a belief in the Hindu religion that worshipping Holika Dahan together with daughter-in-law and mother-in-law is inauspicious. Joint observance of this ritual is seen as a sign of mutual discord and loss of mutual affection.


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Avoidance for pregnant women:

Pregnant women are advised to stay away from Holika Dahan rituals. Specific rules and customs have been outlined for pregnant mothers, such as refraining from participating in puja and avoiding watching Holika Dahan. It is believed that neglecting these guidelines may have negative effects on the unborn baby.

People who should avoid Holika Dahan:

In Hindu tradition, those who have only one child are advised not to watch or worship Holika Dahan. Instead, it is suggested that they involve an elderly relative of the family in the ritual to maintain auspiciousness and harmony.


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Holika Dahan and Newborn Babies:

Newborn babies are advised to stay away from the place where Holika Dahan is performed. It is believed that the place of the ritual may be influenced by negative energies, posing a potential risk to the health and well-being of the baby.