It also has a religious purpose, symbolically signified by the legend of Holika. The night before Holi, bonfires are lit in a ceremony known as Holika Dahan (burning of Holika ) or Little Holi. People gather near fires, sing and dance. The next day, Holi, also known as Dhuli in Sanskrit, or Dhulheti , Dhulandi or Dhulendi , is celebrated. Children and youth spray coloured powder solutions ( gulal ) at each other, laugh and celebrate, while adults smear dry coloured powder ( abir ) on each other's faces.   Visitors to homes are first teased with colours, then served with Holi delicacies (such as puranpoli , dahi-bada and gujia ), desserts and drinks.    After playing with colours, and cleaning up, people bathe, put on clean clothes, and visit friends and family.