Vkclicks: Holi The festival of colors

Friday, 6 March 2015

Holi The festival of colors

In India Holi is celebrated in every state but it’s majorly celebrate in North states. Holi is also known as the festival of colors and the festival of LOVE.  This is the festival of joy

The festival of Holi is celebrated on the day after the full moon in early March every year.

It is also called the Spring Festival - as it marks the arrival of spring the season of hope and joy.







The Holi festival commemorates the victory of good over evil, brought about by the burning and destruction of the demoness named Holika. On the eve of Holi, giant bonfires are lit to mark occasion and to burn evil spirits. This is known as Holika Dahan.

But the Great excitement can be seen in individuals on ensuing day once it's truly the time for the play of colours. Also known as Rang panchami or Dhulivandan in Maharashtra

It is said that the naughty and mischievous Lord Krishna started the trend of playing colours. He applied colour on her beloved Radha to make her one like him. The trend soon gained popularity amongst the people.




There is no match to the Holi of Mathura and Banras – as these places associated with the birth and childhood of Radha and Krishna who started the trend of palying colours

Bright colurs like red, yellow and green filled in the air and people start to pouring colour and water over each other. Youngsters take special delight in spraying colours on one another with their pichkaris and throwing water balloons.

This is a very carefree festival that’s great fun to participate in. only if you don’t mind getting wet and dirty with the colours.  May this Holi  Let the colour shower joy

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