Showing posts with label Colorful Holi In India. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Colorful Holi In India. Show all posts

The most colorful festival is here. Get excited about this glorious celebration, with all the glowing neon colors, water balloons and have special gujia (Indian sweet snack) and dance around the popular numbers like the Balam Pichkaris and Holi khele Raghuveera and do me a favor let splay Holi etc. Must try out bhang to feel the actual taste of Holi. People chasing each other with water guns and packets of gulal(color) and splattering everybody in colors.

There are different tales for why so we play Holi. Most popular ones are Bhakat Prahlad and Radka Krishna. Are you tired of the same Holi routine? this Holi, plan something new and try to find out different types of Holi around India. Plan a small holiday tour package to experience unique Holi this year.

Gulal Kund- Phoolon Ki Holi

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Iconic Banke Bihari temple hosts a week-long Holi celebration located in Vrindavan. People celebrate this occasion with Flower petals. It is celebrated because according to a story Radha and Krishna first ever played with flowers rather than colors. To continue this tradition Phoolon Ki Holi is played every year at Gulal Kund. This event takes places for a short duration of time. 

Priest shower Radha and Krishna idols with flowers and after that they throw flowers at devotees. The whole atmosphere is filled with freshly picked flowers creating a unique ambiance.

Mathura and Vrindavan- Holi at its best

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To get the real insight into this vibrant festival, one has to visit Mathura and Vrindavan. Signifying the home of Lord Krishna, the entire town arises to live for Holi celebration. It’s a week-long expensive function. Braj ki Holi is packed with vibrant colors, age-old traditions, finger-licking meal, and unlimited entertainment. Be it at the Radha Krishna temple, the Dwarkadesh temple or any of the  Banke Bihari temple celebration is marvelous.

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Holi is played with natural and herbal gulal with colored water, a form of color made using natural materials like different types of flowers and other plants parts. Priests sprinkle color water on devotees and surroundings are lit with dance and music.

Barsana and Nandgaon- Lath Mar Holi

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People at Barsana and Nandgaon celebrate this colorful Holi festival in a somewhat unique manner. All the women if ever had an urge to beat their husband with sticks? This is the place for you and as you can beat your man with sticks on this auspicious festival. This particular Type of Holi is called the Lath Mar Holi. 

In the magnificent compound of the Radha Rani temple in Barsana, more than ten thousands people gather to observe ladies beating up men with sticks and they can only protect themselves and cannot strike back, this is the beauty of this festival. Every wife’s dream, isn’t it?

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab- Celebrate a Warrior Holi

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Let’s take a look at the most unique celebration of Holi. You are going to experience the Sikh traditions. This holy auspicious is known as Hola Mohalla in Punjab where it is celebrated in an unusual unorthodox manner.

They believe in explicating their physical strength and abilities known as gatka specially performed by men. This demonstration happens in the form of several games like turban tying, acrobatic military exercises, mock sword fights, arts, wrestling etc. You will be surprised to see even small kids of 4 to 5 years old are performing these activities.

Choose the Best Holiday Packages from India to experience all these unique elements and unusual activities on this Holi.  

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