Singapore Celebrates Holika Dahan

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Women offers prayers as while preparing to celebrate Holika Dahan on... News PhotoAdult,Celebration,Cultures,Giving,Holi,Horizontal,Human Interest,Praying,Preparation,Religion,Singapore,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSINGAPORE - MARCH 26: Women offers prayers as while preparing to celebrate Holika Dahan on March 26, 2013 in Singapore. Holika Dahan, or burning of demon Holika, is celebrated the night before the Holi festival and is said to commemorate the escape of Prahlad, adevotee of god Vishnu, from being burned when carried by Demoness Holika into a fire. The bonfire is said to epitomize the victory of good over evil. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)