Happy Holi

27 Mar

holi at Putti parapancha 1

Holi originally known as Holika is an ancient festival of India and opening festival of the Hindu calendar. Holi falls on the full moon day of the month of Phalgun as per the Hindu calendar. This two day
festival is celebrated by young old , rich poor. It brings lot of joy and verve throughout the country.


The day before the full moon day of the Holi is called as the Small Holi. Day for bonfire. At the previous night of full moon heap of wood is mad and is burnt to ashes. This is called holika dahan. People gather around the fire and enjoy by dancing and singing. Next morning the ashes from the bonfire are collected as prasad and tarnished on the limbs of the body.

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Next day comes the most awaited day , the day full of beautiful colors , water balloons. You will get toy here popular slogan HOLI HAI. People throw gulal on each other , children throw colorful balloons. Its literal a festival of colors and absolute fun. Whatever may be the choice of color, nobody remains in their original touch at the end of the play. And everybody get entertained by looking at the other. Its hard to recognize people at one go.



Admist of these colouring games are savoured the mouth watering holi specialities like gujiya, malpuas, mathri, puran poli, dahi badas etc and downed with glasses full of thandai.


In simple words Life turns colorful with Holi . Ease Your Travel wish you all a very Happy Holi



Posted by on March 27, 2013 in Events In India


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17 responses to “Happy Holi

  1. annetbell

    March 27, 2013 at 8:21 am

    Great pictures. We celebrated Holi this morning in Ahmedabad at Cept University. It was wildly fun.

    • EaseYourTravel

      March 27, 2013 at 8:22 am

      Wow that great ! Must have enjoyed a lot 🙂

  2. Anil Cm

    March 27, 2013 at 9:54 am

    Reblogged this on My Travels & Photography.

  3. hemadamani

    March 27, 2013 at 10:14 am

    colorful pictures!! Happy Holi!!!

    • EaseYourTravel

      March 27, 2013 at 5:20 pm

      Thanks and Happy Holi to you as well 🙂

  4. javeriaahmad

    March 27, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    cool pix i like colours

    • EaseYourTravel

      March 27, 2013 at 5:12 pm

      Thanks and Happy Holi 🙂

      • javeriaahmad

        March 28, 2013 at 6:14 am

        thanx but i m muslim

      • EaseYourTravel

        March 28, 2013 at 5:46 pm

        Holi is for everyone 🙂 we made this Hindu , Muslim , Sikh and all, almighty God made us all one, its we who are making all this differences. So don’t worry enjoy Happy Holi

      • javeriaahmad

        March 29, 2013 at 1:01 pm

        ok 🙂

      • EaseYourTravel

        March 29, 2013 at 6:17 pm


  5. mariettagawdzik

    March 27, 2013 at 8:26 pm

    What a fantastic moments to capture! Beautiful and full of joy images!
    Happy Holi!

    • EaseYourTravel

      March 28, 2013 at 5:56 pm

      One of the most happening festival of India and thanks for stopping by 🙂

  6. thisfloridalife

    March 28, 2013 at 2:44 am

    Those pictures are awesome!

    • EaseYourTravel

      March 28, 2013 at 5:57 pm

      Just like India and Festivals in India the pictures are colorful 🙂

  7. sharmishtha basu

    March 28, 2013 at 5:12 am

    happy holi! loved the post! its colourful and perfect!


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