March 7: Fagan Sud Chaudas Holi, Bhagatji Maharaj's Birthday (Click here to learn more)
March 8: Fagan Sud Punam Dhuleti, Pushpadolotsav
Celebrates the protection of
Prahlad from his father, the demon-king Hiranyakashipu. Prahlad
was seated in a fire with his aunt, Holika. She perished in the
fire, but Prahlad survived.
In the Swaminarayan Sampraday, devotees celebrate the birthday
of Bhagatji Maharaj, the second spiritual successor of Bhagwan
March 9: Fagan Vad Padvo Dhuleti/Pushpadolotsav
This is a spring festival,
in which people rejoice by spraying each other with colored water.