Holi (March 20 - 21, 2019)

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Holi (March 20 - 21, 2019)

Post by Raeja on Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:11 am

Dates Vary from year to year

the the Hindu Festival of Colours, is here once more. Also known as Vasant Utsav, Holi marks the onset of Spring in India. Observed since ancient times, Holi is one of the most popular Hindu festivals. With increasing migration of Indians into other nations, Holi is now observed with as much fanfare in India as in places abroad wherever there is the presence of a Hindu community. Typically observed on the full-moon day of Phalguna (February-March), the joyous Holi festival is associated with the worship of Lord Krishna, and is considered an imitation of his play with the wives and daughters of the cowherds. In keeping with the mood of the occassion, TheHolidaySpot brings you a colourful section on Holi. Check out our informatory articles on the history of Holi and the ways in which this wonderful festival is celebrated. Try out mouthwatering recipes related to Holi that consists of both traditional and non-traditional foods savored during the day. Bond with friends and relations by sending them lovely e-greeting cards and wallpapers themed to Holi. Personalize fabulous Holi gifts and present them to your favourite ones during the occassion. Read about those places in India where Holi is observed with the greatest fervor. Also know what precautions to take to ensure your safety while playing Holi.

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