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Dol Purnima

March 24, 2016 Kalyan Panja 1 Comments


Holi comes from India and is celebrated in the spring, especially in the north of this vast country. It is also called Phagwah or Dol Yatra, Dol Purnima, Holika, Pagwa, Hola Mohalla, Gair Dance, Lathmar Holi, Prahlada, Kumaoni Holi. We make colorful balloon dust, the gulal and colored water. And one of the oldest festivals and certainly the most colorful of the world. On this day all people are equal. Also belonging to the caste has no role in this day, exactly like sex or social position. At one time the dust was produced by flowers healing, roots and spices. Even today, the powder is blessed.

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Kolkata Holi Celebration

March 24, 2016 Kalyan Panja 2 Comments

Kolkata Holi party

The play of colors, but it's due to the story of Radha and Krishna. The young man asked his mother why his beloved Radha was clear and he was so dark. The mother then told him that coloring the complexion of Radha, he would not have noticed the difference. It's game launch color reminds one of the erotic games that Krishna used to do with the Gopis Young cowherd, of which there are various artistic representations , such as in a painting of 1788 in Kangra.

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Kolkata Holika Dahan

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Holika Dahan holi

Holika Dahan is an important part of Holi which signifies the victory of truth over darkness. In Hindu mythology, Holika was a woman who could withstand fire. She entered fire carrying Prahalad, a devotee of Lord Vishnu, whose father was intent on killing him, but was instead burned to a crisp while Prahlad was saved.

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Kolkata Holi

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Kolkata holi shantineketan basanta utsav

Holi or Dol makes Kolkata joyful and happy. The day of Holi is the last full moon of the Hindu month of Phalguna, corresponds to March. The festivities begin, however, a few days before and ending after a few days.

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