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Holashtak – The Inauspicious Eight Days Before Holi


Holashtak is an unfavourable period of eight days before the festival of Holi for certain Hindu communities in North India. It is considered inauspicious to perform auspicious ceremonies during the period like marriage, house warming, buying land, important investments or any of the Hindu sanskars. People of certain community also avoid starting of new business etc. Holashtak begins on the ...

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