This is the exquisiteness of Indian vulture that we have so many festive celebrations round the year. Festivals are celebrated differently in different places. This is Unity in Diversity.
Did you know Holi celebrated as a mark of Radha Krishna’s romance is celebrated country wide and predominantly n Northern parts. The festival is marked by spraying colors on each other, preferable played by both the sexes.
And people in romance never this miss this chance of colouring their partners. But almost all the family members participate in the celebrations. It is a time to rejoice and get away from this stressful life.
Normally Holi is celebrated on the Basanth Panchami as per the Hindu Calender, this year scheduled on March 08. The most important issue is that at Braj divison where the Lord Krishna was born the festival is celebrated for 50 days commencing from two days before the actual day, this time from Sunday. The celebrations include a lot of cultural activities and at Vrindavan it is a pompous affair. The colorful festivities turn cynosure to one and all. Holi also marks the onset of spring time and welcomes summer as the Sun dispels the dark long hours of winter.
The festivities begin with Holi celebrations at the Dwarkadheesh temple in Mathura. Braj, the birthplace of Lord Krishna, is located within a 100-km radius of the Hindu pilgrim town. This festival is more socio-cultural than religious as all communities join the festivities, sing, dance and throw colors. The various celebrations include Laddoo Holi, Lat Maar Holi. It is festive season in these parts and an ideal time to visit incredible India and enjoy the celebrations.
Colour is love, Colour is life, Colour is inspiration, Colour is innovation, Colour is creation. May this festival fill your life with colours. Happy holi to all our Andhra Wishesh readers.
(With inputs from internet: AarKay)