Holi - An Indian Festival

posted on 20th of march, 2008
Tomorrow on 21st March, India and Indians around the world will be enjoying in the colors of Holi. A festival which is often known as – Festival of Colors.

On the contrary to public belief, Holi is not just a festival of colors. It also signifies of death/burning of the female demon – Holika, from the festival got its name.On the night of this festival, bonfires are lit up signifying the burning of this demon. Children and people dance around the fire beating on traditionally made colorful drums. They also offer some food to the fire as a certain tradition might demand. Cowdung cakes are used to burn this fire instead of wood many times for its spiritual significance in hindu religion and also in the recent times...

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Comments (2)

Posted by Thefinalmiracle on March 20, 2008
Thank you.
Posted by Cleaper on March 20, 2008
What amazing colours! Great shots.

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