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Legend of pootana associated with Holi?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 27 Mar '13 05:34 pm
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Lord Krishna's devil uncle Kansa seeked the help of Pootana to kill infant Krishna by feeding him poisonous milk.
Pootana disguised herself as a simple and pious woman and treacherously fed baby Krishna with her poisoned breast. Lord Krishna, however, sucked her blood which revealed the monster behind that pious woman and laid her to death.

On the night before Holi, there is a practice to burn an effigy of Pootana - the Ogress who nearly killed Lord Krishna. The tradition is symbolic of victory of divinity over demonic forces. It also shows the end of winter and darkness - as typified by Pootana.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 27 Mar '13 05:40 pm

 
  
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Pootana came to Vrindavan in an il intention to kill the child Krishna in a plea of breast feeding ....... but Lord Krishna took her life ...... when the people of Vrindaban came to know the fact , the celebrated and enjoyed that day with colours ........ which is being celebrated as HOLI in the later stage ......
Answered by pradeep mishra, 27 Mar '13 05:38 pm

 
  
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Pootana came to Vrindavan in an il intention to kill the child Krishna in a plea of breast feeding ,but Lord Krishna took her life . when the people of Vrindaban came to know the fact , the celebrated and enjoyed that day with colours , which is being celebrated as HOLI in the later stage
Answered by shailendra, 28 Mar '13 08:00 am

 
  
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Pootana came to Vrindavan in an il intention to kill the child Krishna in a plea of breast feeding ,but Lord Krishna took her life . when the people of Vrindaban came to know the fact , the celebrated and enjoyed that day with colours , which is being celebrated as HOLI in the later stage
Answered by Quest, 27 Mar '13 10:12 pm

 
  
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Yet another legend says that there was an Ogress known as Pootana.
Lord Krishna's devil uncle Kansa seeked the help of Pootana to kill infant Krishna by feeding him poisonous milk.
Pootana disguised herself as a simple and pious woman and treacherously fed baby Krishna with her poisoned breast. Lord Krishna, however, sucked her blood which revealed the monster behind that pious woman and laid her to death.

On the night before Holi, there is a practice to burn an effigy of Pootana - the Ogress who nearly killed Lord Krishna. The tradition is symbolic of victory of divinity over demonic forces. It also shows the end of winter and darkness - as typified by Pootana.
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 27 Mar '13 09:56 pm

 
  
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Yet another legend says that there was an Ogress known as Pootana.
Lord Krishna's devil uncle Kansa seeked the help of Pootana to kill infant Krishna by feeding him poisonous milk.
Pootana disguised herself as a simple and pious woman and treacherously fed baby Krishna with her poisoned breast. Lord Krishna, however, sucked her blood which revealed the monster behind that pious woman and laid her to death.

On the night before Holi, there is a practice to burn an effigy of Pootana - the Ogress who nearly killed Lord Krishna. The tradition is symbolic of victory of divinity over demonic forces. It also shows the end of winter and darkness - as typified by Pootana.
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Answered by anil garg, 27 Mar '13 08:11 pm

 
  
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It is myth
Answered by Stalin, 27 Mar '13 06:13 pm

 
  
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Burai ki haar ho :D
Answered by conviction, 27 Mar '13 05:58 pm

 
  
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