March 20, 2011

Joy of Colors

~*Colors all around*~

~*Colors*~

~*Colors for Sale*~

~*Shaurya totally soaked in colors and loving it*~

Holi - the festival of colors - is undoubtedly the most fun-filled and boisterous of Hindu festival.The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated on Phalgun Purnima which comes in February end or early March. Holi festival has an ancient origin and celebrates the triumph of 'good' over 'bad'. The colorful festival bridges the social gap and renew sweet relationships. On this day, people hug and wish each other 'Happy Holi'.

Holi celebration begins with lighting up of bonfire on the Holi eve. Numerous legends & stories associated with Holi celebration makes the festival more exuberant and vivid. People rub 'gulal' and 'abeer' on each others' faces and cheer up saying, "bura na maano Holi hai".














27 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous vivid colors my friend!

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  2. Nice shots, although personally i have never been a fan of Holi but the colors do make me happy.

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  3. Beautiful colors. Happy Holi!

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  4. what's wrong with the baby? was he helping all the painting? LOL!
    clavs

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  5. Vivid colors. Thanks for sharing your blues.

    Happy Blue Monday.

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  6. What great pictures!! Love the one of the dishes of pigment all lined up on the table!

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  7. what a joyful and vibrant festival! Shaurya looks totally cute!
    Mellow Yellow Monday

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  8. I just love your colorful photos! Gorgeous!

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  9. Gorgeous photos to start the week!

    My Mellow Yellow, come and see. have a nice day!

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  10. Gorgeous photos, lovely traditions.

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  11. Oh, a joyous celebration indeed! Make the most of every minute!! Thanks for sharing, Bhupesh!

    Sylvia

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  12. I've only seen the festival in tv, never experience it first hand. Indian festivities are always so colourful and joyous.

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  13. Lovely clicks of Holi colours....apt for this week

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  14. It's very vibrant and love it. I like to attend this kind of festival, it's like a mecca for photographers newbie or pro ^_^ Thanks for sharing!
    Cardinal

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  15. visiting from My World Tuesday...

    following you...hope you'll follow me back

    here's my entry
    http://kc2009.blogspot.com/2011/03/escapar-una-isla-hermosa.html

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  16. the colors do bring joy!
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  17. What a totally colorful post. Nothing better than being soaked in color. Glad we don't live in a black and white world.

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  18. Gorgeous ! I love colors !
    Gattina ABC team

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  19. How wonderful. I bet it is loads of fun! I saw a scene in a movie celebrating the color festival. Forgot the name but not the images of sheer fun.

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  20. So do u edit these images?

    Or are they as they were clicked... If thats the case, they look ubercool... Great work!!!!

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