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Holi Special: Unique place in MP where Holika Dahan is done by rubbing stones like primitive humans, know what is the belief

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Holi Special: Unique place in MP where Holika Dahan is done by rubbing stones like primitive humans, know what is the belief

Yatnesh Sen, Depalpur. Where the festival of Holi is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the country. Whereas Depalpur of Indore in Central India i.e. Madhya Pradesh is said to be the only place in the entire India where even today, like the primitive man, since ancient times, Holi is lit by rubbing stones to create fire. Yes, a unique and ancient tradition can be seen even today in Depalpur.

Although matches and other methods are often used to start fire. But it is said that Depalpur is the only place in the entire country where in the Dhakad Seri area, Holika is burnt by rubbing ancient flint stone and creating fire from its spark. It is said that this is an ancient process from the time of early humans in which fire was produced by rubbing stones. Even today, in the same way, Holi is lit here by rubbing the white colored flint stones of ancient times and setting them on fire with sparks, which is said to be the only process of burning Holi in the entire country, which people from many states come here to see. Are.

According to tradition, on the festival of Holi in the city, in Dhakad Seri, Holi made of cow dung cakes is lit on fire with flint stone early in the morning. Giving information about this, Patel Ramkishan and local people of the village said that their grandfathers and great grandfathers have been following this tradition for many years since ancient times. He says that as far as he knows, it has been more than 9 generations since this process has been done by his family here in which they burn Holi by setting fire to the stone.

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