Holi Festival Preparation And Celebration Around The Country

The most popular Indian festival of colors  is a spring festival celebrated on the Phalgun Purnima in the month of March and traditionally connected to the Lord Krishna.

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The flower of Palash or Butea monosperma is the most beautiful flower of the season and used to make natural colors for Holi. The most attractive flower is the gift of Mother nature to the mankind.

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Natural colors were used in the past to play safe Holi by applying turmeric, sandalwood paste, extracts of flowers and leaves but now a days synthetic colors are used.

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Pichkaris or water guns are used by the children’s along with the Gubbare filled with water and different colors to fire and celebrate. Pichkari  or Water Guns, Herbal Organic Gulal and Balloons.

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Holi not only celebrated in India but also observed in Nepal and other neighbor countries along with the populations following Hinduism around the world.

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Holi is celebrate for almost one month in the Braj region of India and then Rangapanchami occurs a few days later marking the end of festivities involving colors.

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The world famous Lath mar Holi of the town of Barsana near Mathura is the traditional Holi celebrated in the land of Lord Krishna. The Brajbhoomi includes Vrindavan, Govardhan, Kusum Sarovar, Barsana and Nandgaon.