Holi is one of the most spirited festivals celebrated in India. It is widely known as the festival of colors or the festival of love.
Every year Holi brings immense joy and happiness in the hearts of people and fills them with vibrancy, spreading enthusiasm and cheer all around.
Celebrated mainly in the Hindu tradition, it is a time when people forget all their differences and unite as one.
Holi is associated with the divine love and victory of good over evil.
The festivities of Holi start from the towering bonfires lit a few days before Holi.
Called Holika Dahan, this ceremony signifies the victory of good over evil, and symbolizes the inherent power of divinity over the darkness that lurks in this world.
On the morning of Holi, a special mixture of colors is made out of dried flowers, herbs, and other natural ingredients.
On this day friends and family get together and immerse in joy, smearing each other with colors and drenching each other in water.
Happiness has no bounds as traditional delicacies are prepared to mark the celebrations.
One of the best parts of Holi is undoubtedly indulging in the famous gujiyas, mouthwatering sweet dumplings stuffed with khoya, dry fruits and nuts.
Despite being chaotic and loud, Holi brings with it peace and harmony and is undoubtedly an experience to be cherished.
Holi is a special time to forgive and forget and to repair broken relationships.
This divine festival incites enthusiasm, hospitality, joy, togetherness, love and harmony in the people. It is a festival that is celebrated all over India with typical customs and traditions, yet stand unique in each area.
All in all, Holi is undoubtedly an extravaganza to be enjoyed with family and friends.