Holi

Holi is a religious spring festival celebrated by Hindus. It is primarily observed in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, and countries with large Indic diaspora populations following Hinduism, such as Suriname, Malaysia, Guyana, South Africa, Trinidad, United Kingdom, United States, Mauritius, and Fiji. It is also known as Phagwah and Festival of Colours, or as Doḷajāta in Orissa and Dol Jatra or Basantotsav in West Bengal. The most celebrated Holi is in the Braj region, in locations connected to the Lord Krishna: Mathura, Vrindavan, Nandagaon, and Barsana, which become tourist destinations during the season of Holi. Large parts of South India, however, do not celebrate Holi with the same fervour. In Vaishnavism, Hiranyakashipu is the great king of demons, and he had been granted a boon by Brahma, which made it almost impossible for him to be killed. The boon was due to his long penance, after...
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Rk Ghosal
Rk Ghosal and 4 more commented on the blog by Aditya Saini
on Dec 26, 2014 , 02:47 pm
Aditya Saini - Happy Republic Day 2015
Dear Indians, Happy Republic Day 2015 to all of you may this time Barack Obama makes the situation more good and his presence might make the moment more special as first time President of United States of America is coming in India on Republic Day . Happy Holi 2015 to all .This time it will be great when the jhankiaas of different states of India will present their preparations for which they work so hard and earn so many credits after their job has been done. Last time uttarakhand more »
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Rk Ghosal
Rk Ghosal reposted the blog by Aditya Saini
on Dec 26, 2014 , 02:47 pm
Aditya Saini - Happy Republic Day 2015
Dear Indians, Happy Republic Day 2015 to all of you may this time Barack Obama makes the situation more good and his presence might make the moment more special as first time President of United States of America is coming in India on Republic Day . Happy Holi 2015 to all .This time it will be great when the jhankiaas of different states of India will present their preparations for which they work so hard and earn so many credits after their job has been done. Last time uttarakhand more »
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Pradeep Baliga
Pradeep Baliga and 2 more commented on the poll by Bipin Patel
on Dec 26, 2014 , 09:49 am
Bipin Patel - Festival
Christmas
Holi
Diwali
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Pradeep Baliga
Pradeep Baliga and 3 more took the poll by Bipin Patel
on Dec 26, 2014 , 09:48 am
Bipin Patel - Festival
Christmas
Holi
Diwali
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Pradeep Baliga
Pradeep Baliga commented on the poll by Sonika Garg
on Dec 25, 2014 , 10:21 am
Sonika Garg - SONGS- SHOLAY
 
Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Song from Sholay
 
"Mehbooba Mehbooba" (Sholay)
 
Koi Haseena Jab - Sholay (1975)
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Pradeep Baliga
Pradeep Baliga took the poll by Sonika Garg
on Dec 25, 2014 , 10:09 am
Sonika Garg - SONGS- SHOLAY
 
Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Song from Sholay
 
"Mehbooba Mehbooba" (Sholay)
 
Koi Haseena Jab - Sholay (1975)
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