Holi – Festival of Colors

Monday, March 13, 2017

India is a land of rich culture and festivals are an integral part of every Indian’s life. HOLI is one of that. Indian festivals are source of celebration and joy. HOLI means festival of different colors. The festival of joy and happiness. The Indian festival holi comes in the months of March – April and this season is known as spring season. Holi is a very beautiful festival of India. It is popularly known as festival of colors. People wish ‘Happy-Holi’ each other by playing with colors.

People from all community celebrate this colorful and enjoyable holi festival of holi. They use dry and liquid colors to enjoy holi festival. At every home ladies prepare special delicious dishes for family members.

Holi Celebration in India

Holi is the second most popular Hindu festival of India after Diwali or Deepavali. The holi festival can be celebrated for two days at many places. First day is called as “holi” and the second day celebrated as “dhulandi” or “dhureli“. these two days are also Holiday and all offices, schools and govt. offices are closed on these two days, and then the celebration goes on. Small children and younger always wait for this holiday to come.

Ladies and girls prepare delicious food and sweet dishes at home for their family and then they celebrate this holiday as holi festival. Special pooja, rangoli other activities are the main attractions of this festival at home. at the second day of holi people plays with a lots of colour. they used to throw colors on each other and give blessings to them. people also give gifts greeting cards and flowers to their relatives and friends and wish them.

Braj festival in Rajasthan: Bharatpur {07 and 08 March}

The Braj Holi festival in Rajasthan is held every year for two days in the Shukla Paksha of the Phalgun month, a few days prior to Holi. This festival is dedicated to Lord Krishna who is believed to have spent a considerable amount of time in a region called Braj in Rajasthan. This festival not only replicates the spirit of Holi but also impersonates the timeless love of Radha and Krishna. The highlight of this festival is the Raslila dance performed with great zest and unity. The entire town is painted and no one is spared from being splashed with colours. The festival is celebrated with great pomp and ceremony in Deeg, Kaman and Bharatpur in the Bharatpur District.

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