Festival of Holi is celebrated on 26th and 27th March 2013 in India. Holi is a 2 day Hindu/Indian festival of colours to celebrate Unity in Diversity, Love, Togetherness and Happiness. People from all communities come together to celebrate.Families, relatives and Friends hug each other and throw/put colours (made up of flower petals and some special colourful plant leaves/stem). There is special music (dedicated to Holi), Devotional songs, Dance, Special sweet-milk drinks and Delicious food. Holi has Cultural, Social and Biological significance. It also has mythological , spiritual and historical reasons to celebrate. Famous Holi is celebrated in Mathura, where Lord Krishna was born. Here it is a symbol of commemoration of the divine love of Radha (Krishna devotee) for Lord Krishna.
Holi is celebrated outside of India as well. One of the famous Holi celebrations is organised each year at Krishna Temple, Utah, Spanish Fork, USA
Take your family and friends to Holi festival near your place to celebrate Togetherness, Fun, Food, Music, Dance, Colourful shades and cherish memories for lifetime!
Feel like one Big Family, Feel Unity in Diversity, Feel Joy, Feel Happiness and Little bit of Craziness!!
Lets Celebrate Colours of Life!
Wish You & Family A Very Happy and Colourful Holi…..
At Utah Krishna Temple, Spanish fork, USA
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Holi Celebration in India
BBC- Getting Painted At The Holi Festival In India
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