Many centuries ago, there lived a demon king named Hiranyakashipu in ancient India. He wanted to avenge the death of his younger brother. The brother, also a demon, had been killed by Lord Vishnu, (according to the Hindu belief).
Holi Pooja Process or Holika Dahan Process Holika Dahan preparations begin almost 40 days before the festival. People start gathering woods on the important crossroads of the city.
Vasant Panchami has a specific meaning: Vasant means "spring,"and Panchami means "the fifth day." Vasant Panchami falls on the fifth day of spring. This year it falls on 1st February, 2017 the Puja muhurat being 07:13 am - 12:34pm.