Holi Festival 2017

Holi is one of the significant festivals in India. Holi is the celebration of colours and love. The purpose of Holi is to pay tribute to fine spring harvests and the flowing with milk and honey land. It is celebrated at the end of winter season, on the last full moon of the lunar month Phalguna.

It is said that Lord Krishna, a transmigration of Lord Vishnu, liked to play monkeyshines on the gopis by drenching them in water and colours. He began the trend of playing with colours. He smeared colours on his beloved Radha to show his love for her. Coming down the pike, it became a trend and so this festival also symbolizes sharing of love.  

Holi is the day of having a ball and fell of gusto. Everyone plays with colours, pichkaris, and water balloons filled with colour water. All the people celebrate holi by smearing colours at each other’s faces.

Songs are sung by the people and they dance on the beat of dholak and live a little with their family and friends. On this enjoyable day, Ghujiya and Bhaang is served which adds zest and fun as it is the traditional feast of this festival.  

After partying, people take bathe, and visit their relatives and friends to greet them by hugging each other and exchanging sweets. Holi galvanizes the feeling of brotherhood and sisterhood in the humanity. This day, even enemy becomes friends. People from every caste and religion engage in this mirthful festival. 

  
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