Holi – the festival of Colors celebrated on Phalgun Purnima is around the corner !
But eight days prior to this festival are considered to be inauspicious and this inauspicious period is known as Holashtak.
Holashtak is a Sanskrit word derived from ‘Hola’ and ‘Ashtak’, which in English mean eight days before Holi.
Holashtak begins on Shukla Paksha Ashtami in the Hindu calendar month of Phalgun and ends on Phalgun Purnima – the Holi day.
I am sure you all would be eager to know the dates of Holashtak Period not only in the year 2019 but also in coming years.
Find below Holashtak Dates in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025 …
Holashtak Dates for Next 10 Years :
In 2019, Holashtak begins on 14th March 2019 and ends of 20th March 2019.
In 2020, Holashtak begins on 3rd March 2020 and ends of 9th March 2020.
In 2021, Holashtak begins on 22nd March 2021 and ends of 28th March 2021.
In 2022, Holashtak begins on 10th March 2022 and ends of 17th March 2022.
In 2023, Holashtak begins on 28th February 2023 and ends of 7th March 2023.
In 2024, Holashtak begins on 17th March 2024 and ends of 24th March 2024.
In 2025, Holashtak begins on 7th March 2025 and ends of 13th March 2025.
In 2026, Holashtak begins on 24th February 2026 and ends of 2nd March 2026.
In 2027, Holashtak begins on 15th March 2027 and ends of 21st March 2027.