Holi

Holi

Celebrated 12th and 13th March, 2017

Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colours” or the “festival of love”. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many people it means to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships. It is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest. It lasts for two days starting on the Purnima (Full Moon day) falling in the Vikram Samvat Hindu Calendar month of Phalgun, which falls somewhere between the end of February and the middle of March in the Gregorian calendar. The first day is known as Holika Dahan or Chhoti Holi and the second as Rangwali Holi, Dhuleti, Dhulandi or Dhulivandan.

In mountains it is celebrated in the first day and in big cities the second day. It means that everyone buys colour and put it on each other. It can be so much fun.

This year we celebrated it in Bhedetar, in the mountains. So the first day we were having fun by putting colours and the second day we could celebrate second time in Dharan. It was really fun.

But I had one problem. My mom was worried that my cloths will get dirty so she didn’t allow me to play. Then I got a t shirt from my friend.

So we did play and I was the one who started.

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