WHY THIS YOUTUBER IS WRONG? -IT IS WRONG TO BURN A WOMAN ALIVE TO CELEBRATE A FESTIVAL: YOUTUBER ‘CELEBRITY’ RALLIES AGAINST HOLIKA DAHAN
Holi is a two-day festival, with Holika Dahan on the first day and the day of colorful celebrations-Holi on the second. The effigy of Holika is burned to commemorate Holika Dahan. The significance of this tradition of Holika Dahan has its origins in a Puranic tale. Hindu scriptures lay great emphasis on Karma and Karmaphal-the result of the deeds we do. Thus, if a demon (Holika) plots to kill an innocent child (Prahlad) merely for his devotion towards God, and ends up getting burnt in the fire she lit for Prahlad, it is not ‘regressive’ or anti-woman as claimed by the YouTuber in her video.
Read more at: https://www.opindia.com/2023/03/youtuber-holika-dahan-anti-women-tradition/
- 7 Mar 2023