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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Pushpendra Singh
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Sahilkapoor - Naughty Holi stories
Here comes Holi and the hilarious stories of fun, laughter and embarrassing moments. Come join us and share your naughty holi stories. more »
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Chandresh Dhar Dubey
Chandresh Dhar Dubey commented on the poll by Sanesh Kumar
on Aug 30, 2014 , 06:42 pm
Sanesh Kumar - Song of dharti putra
 
Bulbul Bole Angna Mere (Dhartiputra)
 
Mammootty's Holi song - in Dhartiputra
 
Khamoshi Hai Ek Baja Hai (Dhartiputra)
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on Aug 29, 2014 , 03:54 pm
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on Aug 29, 2014 , 02:45 pm
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on Aug 29, 2014 , 02:45 pm
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