Holi ~ A Festival of Colors


Holi is a festival celebrated by Hindus around the world.  Holi marks the beginning of spring, and it’s usually celebrated at the end of February or early March.  Participants in a Holi festival often throw brightly colored powder and scented water at each other.

The “Festival of Colors” is also a time for Hindus to relax social codes. Barriers between rich and poor, men and women, young and old are broken down by Holi’s bright colors. A familiar saying is bura na mano, Holi hai—don’t be offended, it’s Holi!

Aren’t these colors beautiful?



In response to this week’s Vibrant photo challenge.
Photo credit: Poras Chaudhary, MyShot


Published by SpiritualJourney17

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened. Tao Te Ching

20 thoughts on “Holi ~ A Festival of Colors

  1. I reblogged this awesome post. I reblogged a post for the first time and just hope I did it right. I plan to post some pics of the Okuli, which is just round the corner and I was really happy to see this post. 🙂

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  2. Reblogged this on Scribbles and commented:
    I was truly delighted to see this photo and this lovely post on Holi, especially as I am waiting for the Kodial Theru in general and the fun and colors of the Okuli in particular. Kodial Theru is just round the corner …


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