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# 10 Holi -the festival of colors | India | March  2015 

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Holi, the festival of colors, India

Holi – the festival of colors – is undoubtedly the most fun-filled and boisterous of Hindu festival. It’s an occasion that brings in unadulterated joy and mirth, fun and play, music and dance, and, of course, lots of bright colors!

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Let the colors of Holi spread the message of peace and happines

During Holi, practices, which at other times could be offensive, are allowed. Squirting colored water on passers-by, dunking friends in mud pool amidst teasing and laughter, getting intoxicated on bhaang and reveling with companions is perfectly acceptable.

Auspicious red. Sunkissed gold. Soothing silver. Pretty purple. Blissful blue. Forever green

Auspicious red. Sunkissed gold. Soothing silver. Pretty purple. Blissful blue. Forever green

In fact, on the days of Holi, you can get away with almost anything by  saying, “Don’t mind, it’s Holi

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Holi, the festival of colors, India | Glimpse

Holi is an ancient festival of India and was originally known as ‘Holika’. The festivals finds a detailed description in early religious works such as Jaimini’s Purvamimamsa-Sutras and Kathaka-Grhya-Sutras.

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India, known for its richness in culture and tradition, mesmerises foreigners so much so that they try to adapt to it

Historians also believe that Holi was celebrated by all Aryans but more so in the Eastern part of India.

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It is said that Holi existed several centuries before Christ

Holi festival has an ancient origin and celebrates the triumph of ‘good’ over ‘bad’. The colorful festival bridges the social gap and renew sweet relationships.

Indian festival of colours, Holi

The Glimpse of richness of India’s Color festival

It is said that Holi existed several centuries before Christ. However, the meaning of the festival is believed to have changed over the years. 

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Indian festival of colours, Holi

Earlier it was a special rite performed by married women for the happiness  and well-being of their families and the full moon (Raka) was worshiped.

Holi is celebrated with much gusto by Indians and foreigners alike in India

Holi is celebrated with much gusto by Indians and foreigners alike in India

Legend of Lord Krishna is also associated with play with colors as the Lord started the tradition of play with colours by applying colour on his beloved Radha and other gopis.

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Legend of Lord Krishna is also associated with play with colors

Gradually, the play gained popularity with the people and became a tradition

The festival of Holi is a religious festival. People sing bhajans of Radha and Lord Krishna on this day and it marks the

The festival of Holi is a religious festival. People sing bhajans of Radha and Lord Krishna on this day and it marks the

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