In India, Lord Krishna has a massive fan base who adore and praise him with complete devotion. Like Janmasthami, Phulera Dooj is another iconic Hindu festival that people celebrate in honor of Krishna with great enthusiasm and warmth. This joyous day occurs on the ‘Dwitiya’ (2nd day) of the Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight of moon) in the month of Phalgun (February).
Significance of Phulera Dooj:
Phulera Dooj festival is a very colorful, tinted festival like Holi- the festival of colors. On that day, people play with flowers (Phul) and believe that the vibrant color may bring happiness to the life of all. All temples of Lord Krishna, especially the ones in Mathura and Vrindavan, arrange special rituals on Phulera Dooj day.
Rituals of Phulera Dooj:
Eventually, on this day, devotees offer a special “Bhog” to Lord Krishna includes ‘Pohas.’ The celebration marks the upcoming Holi festival; thus, devotees apply some colors or ‘Gulal’ on Lord Krishna idol as a sign of welcoming Holi.
Observe the Phulera Dooj festival and worship Lord Krishna with full devotion. Therefore, he will bless you with a life of prosperity and happiness.
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