Photographer's Note

Holi (Hindi: होली) or Phagwah (Bhojpuri), is an annual and popular Hindu spring festival. It takes place over two days in the latter part of March or early April
The festival of Holi begins on Duwadashi - on the twelfth day of the waxing moon of the month of Phalgun. Spirits run high as the preparations for the festivities begin, as a custom, mothers make new clothes for their married daughters. Coloured powder (Gulal) is bought and prepared, long syringes called 'pichkaris' are made ready and water balloons are bought and filled. Preparations are made to cook the special food items that exclusively meant for this festival.

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  • Copyright: pradeep sz (pradeepsz) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 11] (53)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2005-08-00
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2006-10-10 2:46
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