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Who decides date for Hola Mohalla?

Garry D

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Oct 19, 2019
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Why Hola Mohalla always coincides with hindu festival Holi? If we have different calendars, why this coincidence? Hola Mohalla was all about bravery and valor and has nothing to do with "colors". It has been cleverly fed into Sikh minds that Guru Gobind Singh Ji used to celebrate "holi" in a more masculine way. Any further input from a scholar will be highly appreciated!🙏
 

swarn bains

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Apr 9, 2012
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it was the tradition in India to celebrate holli among all. to get out of this myth guru Gobind singh started
military training at Anandpur sahib immediately after holli called it holla mahalla so that people who follow him forget the holli
 

Garry D

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Oct 19, 2019
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it was the tradition in India to celebrate holli among all. to get out of this myth guru Gobind singh started
military training at Anandpur sahib immediately after holli called it holla mahalla so that people who follow him forget the holli
Thanks. They hijacked Hola Mohalla too though. Gullible Sikhs accepted throwing colors at Anandpur Sahib. The very meaningless ritual Guru Sahib wanted us to do away with.🙏
 

Garry D

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Oct 19, 2019
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"Fun" imitated from hindu festival, just like sitting around fire on lohri and lighting candles on Diwali.
 
Mar 30, 2021
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It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh formulated Hola Mohalla in 1680. The military training occurred on the bed of the Charan Ganga River and was personally overseen by the Guru.
 

A_seeker

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Jun 6, 2018
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When PAL Singh Purewal developed the Sikh Calendar , All the dates related to Sikhi were fixed and everyone agreed on all the dates except three
a. Hola Mohalla.
b.Bandi Chor,
c.Guru Nanak Birthday


Taksali ,SGPC and Sant Samaj was of the opinion that if Hola Mohla dates would be fixed than the event will get separated from Holi and eventually loss its significance . So it was decided when Holi dates is announced by Hindus in their Jantari the next day would be Hola Mohallah ,same is for Bandi Chor after Diwali.


Holi is a Hindu Festival just like Christmas is Christian festival .Whether as a Sikh u like to join or not is a personnal choice. But the dependance on Hindu Calendar logically our Leaders are making Sikhs celebrate Holi and Diwali .

Diwali is the biggest festival celebrated in India and maximum donations to Gurudwaras is during these times. Why would committee disturb the Financial Balance Sheet .
 
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A_seeker

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Thanks. They hijacked Hola Mohalla too though. Gullible Sikhs accepted throwing colors at Anandpur Sahib. The very meaningless ritual Guru Sahib wanted us to do away with.🙏
No one hijacked anything.nor Hindus are calling Sikhs to celebrate Holi .its just we get in there as Bin Bulaye Mehmaan.
 
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Garry D

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Oct 19, 2019
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But the dependance on Hindu Calendar logically our Leaders are making Sikhs celebrate Holi and Diwali .

Diwali is the biggest festival celebrated in India and maximum donations to Gurudwaras is during these times. Why would committee disturb the Financial Balance Sheet .
Thanks, this is what I think too. Financial gains aside, these festivals play insidious role of dilution of Sikhism with hinduism. These fake "leaders" with beards and turbans are masands of post-Guru era.
 

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