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Latest news: Holi, indian festival of colour. Indian culture has a sequence of festivals in a year . One of them, festivals of Holi, which falls in the spring season, is a feast of fun and frolic and play with natural colors. Holi festival welcomes the start of spring begins in about ten days before the full moon Phalguna. Hawley also said the extravagance of young Lord Krishna, celebrated the death of the demoness confusing, burning of demoness Holika, and the destruction of Kama at the ceremony include the lighting of bonfires Shiva.The, during which all evil is symbolically burnt. It has beneficial effects on health. If plays Holi with flowers Palash (Butea Frondosa), resistance to heat coming summer season developed, and one of the advantages from the standpoint of mental tranquility. It’s also good insurance against trouble caused by the change of season.EvoLve theme by Blogatize • Powered by WordPress A Online News Box

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  • In pictures: Hindu festival of colours

      The independent
    Reuters A man plays a drum as he celebrates "Lathmar Holi", also known as the Festival of Colours, at Barsana in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. This tradition heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India. Hindus in...
  • Holi celebration starts

      Fiji Live
    Some 300 plus Hindus and their friends are getting ready to start the Holi celebrations at Indian High Commission and around the country. This is called Holika Dahan and it is an extremely popular tradition celebrated across the country which is...
  • Villagers abandon festival of colours to respect tradition

    It's springtime; Badatihada village under Raghunathpur block in Jagatsinghpur district is 'happy' not playing the festival of colours like every year. In an exception, the villagers have not played Holi since the past 27 years. The playing of colours...
  • Braj gives stray cattle new shelter on Holi

    On the eve of Holi, a new cattle shelter for the strays was opened near here in Govardhan, the hillock which mythology says Lord Krishna lifted on his little finger to save the people and animals from the wrath of Lord Indra...The event was attended...
  • PM greets nation on Holi

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Holi and hoped the spring festival will strengthen the "bond of brotherhood" among people. In his message, Manmohan Singh said the festival of colours is a celebration of...
  • Travel By Numbers: Holi Festival

      The Independent
    Coloured powder and water is thrown by revellers during Holi festival 5 The number of days the Holi festival usually lasts for though it often spills over and can last for up to two weeks. It begins with bonfires being lit across India on Holika...





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