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what is the catholic church view on Holi?

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I am going to Holi party next week but I want to know that what the views of our catholic church about Holi.

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  1. Guest23335137

     Catholic church is unbiased towards all the festivels and holy rituals of every religion of the world.
    This is the fact that all the religions of the world supports their own religion but are not against any of the other religion inspite of difference of opinion between each other. So it is the fact that Catholic Church view on Holi is unbiased on holi.
    Holi is a devout jump carnival commemorated by Hindus. It is mainly discerned in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and nations with large Indic diaspora populations next Hinduism, for example Suriname, Malaysia, Guyana, South Africa, Trinidad, United Kingdom, United States, Mauritius, and Fiji. In West Bengal and Orissa of India it is renowned as Dolyatra or Basanta-Utsav ("spring festival). The most commemorated Holi is that of the Braj district, in positions attached to the Lord Krishna: Mathura, Vrindavan, Nandagaon, and Barsana. These locations have become tourist destinations throughout the festive time of the year of Holi, which lasts here up to sixteen days.
    The major day, Holi, furthermore renowned as Dhuli Vandana in Sanskrit, furthermore Dhulheti, Dhulandi or Dhulendi, is commemorated by persons throwing tinted dust and tinted water at each other. Bonfires are lit on the eve of the carnival, furthermore renowned as Holika Dahan (burning of Holika) or Chhoti Holi (little Holi). The bonfires are lit in recollection of the miraculous get away that juvenile Prahlad carried out when Demoness Holika, sister of Hiranyakashipu, conveyed him into the fire. Holika was scorched but Prahlad, a staunch devotee of god Vishnu, got away without any wounds due to his unshakable devotion. Holika Dahan is mentioned to as Kama Dahanam in South India.

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