Showing posts with label History of Holi. Show all posts
Showing posts with label History of Holi. Show all posts

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Holi Celebration in Bhimtal

Holi festival in North India is the most predominant festival of which is celebrated with lots of enthusiasm and fun. Bhimtal has a great traditional and cultural background and the most alluring tourist attraction, Bhimtal Lake. Bhimtal the most favored destination located just twenty two km from Nainital celebrates holi in the most traditional manner. History of Holi is encompassed in the mythological legends.

Bhimtal is administered by the Kumaon administrative division and the festivals in this destination are celebrated in the Kumaoni style. Variety of Kumaoni Holi recipes is prepared during the feast. Tourists visiting Bhimtal during Holi festival can witness a purely cultural and traditional saga of celebrations symbolizing the victory of good over the evil spirits. A perfectly cultural feast depicting the end of the winter season and beginning of sowing season holds lots of importance in this mostly agricultural community of the Himalayas. Cultural traditions of North are perfectly blended with the local Kumaoni trends. In many Indian states holi is celebrated by arranging logs in a particular style on a circular pit made especially for the celebrations. Then tree branches and dry leaves are placed on the logs and at a particular time this bonfire is set on fire indicating the destruction of the evil. Tourists visiting Bhimtal can witness a totally different type of Holi celebration which is adorned by music and traditional songs. The type of Holi celebrations in the Kumoni region includes Mahila Holi, Baithki Holi and Mahila Holi. In the Bhimtal region mostly Baithki Holi is celebrated which is also known as Nirvan ki Holi. This type of Holi includes reciting of songs which have a touch of spiritualism, melody and fun. Professional singers having knowledge of classical ragas sing these songs. The festive celebrations are inaugurated from the temples and then they are enjoyed in the nearby villages. Hordes of tourists visit Bhimtal throughout the year and Bhimtal accommodations ranging from hotels to the incredible budget resorts in Bhimtal are ready to welcome this inflow.

This year you can witness this exotic spiritual and musical form of Holi 2013 in Bhimtal region by visiting the destination in the month of March. The weather of this region is moderate through out the year. We offer some of the best and spacious accommodations available in our Untied-21 Bhimtal resort which is located at village Thapalia near Bhimtal city. Our budget resort in Bhimtal is encompassed in a totally serene area where you can listen to the melodious chirping of birds