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Holashtak – The Inauspicious Eight Days Before Holi


What is Holaastak Holashtak is an unfavorable period of eight days before the festival of Holi for certain Hindu communities in North India. What should be avoided on Holaastak? 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 ...

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