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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Gursharan Singh
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Prem Chauhan
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Bibhav Rai
Bibhav Rai and took the poll by Rohan Jain
6 hrs ago
Rohan Jain - Best festival ?
DIWALI
HOLI
DURGA POOJA
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Golu Kaushik
Golu Kaushik commented on the poll by Rohan Jain
6 hrs ago
Rohan Jain - Best festival ?
DIWALI
HOLI
DURGA POOJA
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Santosh More
Santosh More reposted the blog
15 hrs ago
Santosh More - A Safe Happy Diwali
First Wishing You All Friends on iTimes A Very Happy Diwali!.There's A famous General Quote " Anything Excess Is Always Bad "So Enjoy Happy Diwali, with Crackers, Sweets but not in excess. Fire Crackers 200 Walas, 500 Walals but not Thousands Walas Please, First it likes good but after consciously bursting crackers get irritated after sometime for other's like old people and small children. Please look into this and Celebrate!Specially in INDIA, all the SICKULARS have problem with Indian more »
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Farooqh Shariff
Farooqh Shariff and commented on the poll by Sagar Vs
16 hrs ago
Sagar Vs - Festival
30 Best and Beautiful Diwali Greeting card Designs and backgrounds
Holi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Farooqh Shariff
Farooqh Shariff and took the poll by Sagar Vs
16 hrs ago
Sagar Vs - Festival
30 Best and Beautiful Diwali Greeting card Designs and backgrounds
Holi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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