The spiritual celebration honors lord krishna, a reincarnation of lord vishnu, who used to play practical jokes on young girls by dousing them with water and vibrant colors. People perform all the traditions associated with kanha ji holi celebrations even at home to make the day memorable for their lord.
In mathura and vrindavan, where the festival is celebrated with pomp and circumstance because it is associated with the marriage of Lord Krishna and Radha, you can observe traditional Holi celebrations.
The best holi celebrations may be seen in mathura, a sacred city. A vibrant and musical procession leads from the temples to the river ghats and then to the holi gate during lathmar holi. The celebrations begin seven days before the festival itself, and during that time, temples are decked and melodic melodies are played to foster a spirit of devotion.
Phool is the hindi word for flower, therefore on phoolon wali holi, people play holi with flowers. At the banke bihar temple in vrindavan, it is celebrated on the ekadashi before the major holi day.
Bal gopal, baby lord krishna, is another noteworthy figure in the holi celebration. Evil King Kansa made the decision to enlist the aid of the dreadful demoness putana, who was endowed with magical abilities, in his quest to assassinate the one who would kill him. Kansa cautioned her to use caution in carrying out the duty because the baby was not a regular mortal but rather an incarnation of lord vishnu. Because he was unaware of the baby's whereabouts, kansa had requested the demoness to murder all the infants in his kingdom. Before leaving, putana changed into a lovely maiden and poisoned her breasts with the venom of the fiercest serpent. When she arrived at nandraj's home, she noticed krishna sleeping in a cradle.In order to celebrate laddu holi in a special way, thousands of radha rani devotees from all over the country and the world come together. They dance, sing, and hurl mountains of laddoos, sweets, and gulal at one another. Everyone is taking part in a celebration of joy by saying "thank you" to one another and throwing and eating laddus at one another.