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Holi Festival Images, Holi Stock Photos

Holi Festival Images

Colorful Holi Festival images to reflect the verve, gaiety, enthusiasm and to create some wonderful memories. Holi pictures depict the importance of the festival and creates a special feeling. You may choose from our stupendous Holi image gallery and add flavor to your festival celebrations. Holi Festival Images, Holi Stock Photos

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Holi in Mathura-Vrindavan

Holi in Mathura-Vrindavan

People from all corners of India, rather, world gather at Mathura-Vrindavan every year to feel the essence of Holi in the land of Krishna. People relive the legends of Holi associated with Radha and Krishna and play pranks the young Krishna played with the cowgirls called gopis. The underlying feeling of this fun-frolic was love and devotion. Even today, romance …

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Diwali Festival Images For Facebook, WhatsApp

Diwali Festival Images

Diwali Festival Images For Facebook, WhatsApp: Diwali is India’s biggest and most significant festival. Celebrating Diwali sees the whole country glowing under the light of lamps, candles, and fireworks. These Diwali photos show the heartwarming beauty of the occasion.

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Janmashtami Coloring Pages

Janmashtami Coloring Pages

Janmashtami Coloring Pages: Krishna Janmashtami, also known as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti or sometimes simply as Janmashtami, is an annual celebration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. The festival is celebrated on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of the month of Bhadrapad …

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Hariyali Amavasya – Hindu Festival

Hariyali Amavasya - Hindu Festival

In Hindi, the word ‘Amavasya’ refers to a no-moon day and ‘Hariyali’ refers to greenery. Hariyali Amavasya is thus a festival which is celebrated on a no-moon day to welcome the month of monsoon. It is celebrated on the first Amavasya of Saavan which is the period of July-August as per the Hindu calendar. It is celebrated by people in …

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India Weird News: Monkey Robs Jewelry Store in Guntur

India Weird News: Monkey Robs Jewelry Store in Guntur

I’m pretty sure we no longer need to create CGI-filled remakes of movies in the Planet of the Apes universe. The reality in India is already proving to have a better plot and the actors have demands that are more reasonable. Take, for instance, the monkey that stole a bus last year. The latest simian criminal mastermind is undoubtedly related, …

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Surdas Jayanti

Surdas Jayanti

Surdas Jayanti commemorates the birthday of saint Surdas who is believed to be blind. There is difference of opinion among laureates and literature about his birth year. An Indian postal department released a postage stamp on the great poet which indicates that Surdas was born in 1479 AD and his soul departed in 1586. The poet attributes his contributions to …

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6 Popular Holi celebration destinations

6 Popular Holi celebration destinations

The unusually warm winter is melting into summer and falling, as usual, in the cusp of this yearly weather transition is Holi, a heady festival of colour and laughter. If you love the sights, sound and colours of Holi, then travel to some of the most spectacular places in India where it is still celebrated in deeply traditional manner. Here’s …

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What is Tradition of Holi?

What is Tradition of Holi?

The colourful festival of Holi is celebrated by different names in this vast and culturally diverse country. The traditions followed for the festival varies a little and at times a lot as one moves from one state to other studying the various facets of the festival and getting behind the various colours of it. Nowhere it is celebrated with so …

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Why Holi is known as festival of colors?

Why Holi is known as festival of colors?

In Vrindavan and Mathura (Where Lord Krishna grew up) the festival is celebrated for 16 days in remembrance of the divine love of Radha for Krishna. Krishna is believed to have complained to his mother (“Radha kyon gori, main kyon kala”) about his dark skin complexion and Radha’s fair. That’s when Krishna’s mother decided to apply colour to Radha’s face. …

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