Holi is a very fun-filled, colorful and popular festival of India. Colors are very important part of Holi as they add life and energy to the festival and make it more interesting.

Holi Festival of Colors:

It looks very beautiful to watch people playing holi. They play colors in groups with full energy and joy. They apply colors on each other’s face and also through colored water on them. They get completely drenched in colors, play dholaks, sing songs and dance on the beat of dholak. Other than this, spirit of Holi is to through gulal in air and on the feet of elder people. This spirit makes the festival so delightful and pleasant.

The legend from which tradition of playing colors came is associated with the Indian God, Lord Krishna. According to legend, Krishna was very jealous of Radha’s fair complexion and therefore complained about nature’s injustice to his mother Yashoda. To mollify her child, Yashoda said him to through color on Radha’s face and change her complexion according to him. Krishna took it seriously and applied color on Radha and other gopis. So, this idea of playing colors became a tradition and became so much popular. Today also, colors are thrown by lovers on their mates to express their love.

This festival of colors is also very popular among children. They eagerly wait for this festival to enjoy with colors and make complete fun. They enjoy a lot by throwing colored water on each other using a water jet called pichkari. Some mischievous children also through water balloons on people but it can be harmful for people.

There are no restrictions on this day. It is also a tradition to consume bhang on this day to make the festival more enjoyable. People sing songs at high pitch and also through jokes on each other. Rule that is followed on this day is ‘Bura na mano Holi hai’.

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