What is the festival of Holi and how does it represent the significance of colors in India? The Hindu festival, observed primarily in India, is an annual celebration commemorating the beginning of spring. The two-day celebration constitutes of a bonfire the evening of the first day and dinner parties and dancing on the second day. However, the most momentous event of this celebratory occasion is the color festival. The color festival transpires on the second day, preceding the dancing and dinner parties. During this festival, large groups of people chase each other and spray assortments of dry color and water each other, using water guns, water balloons, or even their bare hands. Furthermore, the color festival during Holi is one of many events…
country to celebrate the Pongal or harvest festival. Despite failing to compete with the magnanimous arrangements the Ganesh or Durga worship, Pongal is a beautiful homely festival that involves the creation of rangoli or colorful designs in houses, making a special ‘Pongal’ dish and also performances of folk music and dance throughout the state. I had the experience of staying with a local family and enjoyed the 4-day celebration.
Lastly, my encounters with the Holi festival or festival of…
in a very big area and its suburbs are really beautiful but at the same time haunted also. I have been lost in Brisbane like 100 times. When I was lost in most dangerous and terrible situations, Australians have been there to help me. I went in search of accommodation and then it became late, I didn 't know which bus to take, where exactly to go then the house broker dropped me near QUT, which was like two hours far from her place. One thing I must add, all the weird place I have ever reached…
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Diwali is a festival of lights, joys, happiness and a win of good over evil. Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights which spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.
Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, around temples and other buildings in the communities and even in the sky. People offers and wishes everyone around…
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I remember hearing the dholak drum beats as I walked in, my nervousness melting away as I see some familiar faces. I may not have actually been in India, but it felt like my history, family, and passion: all mixed together like spices in a traditional dish and it's heavenly aftertaste. My first year ever celebrating Holi with a big group of people. The food, the colors, the dancing. It was all there. All right in front of me.
First of all, the food was very delicious and…
In this scene, Todd becomes immersed in Indian culture, which transforms his attitude.
Todd left the house to walk to work, without noticing a note on his door that informed him not to go out today. When Todd was walking to work, he got caught up in the Hindu holiday, Holi. Holi is the “festival of colours” (Holi, 2017) during the changing of the seasons, from winter to spring. Holi is celebrated by throwing coloured powders on your friends, family, foes, and people you do not know. Puro…
to be back by 8 AM to participate in Puja.
The puja was performed by the priest with one of us sitting along with him. It would invariably be Subho till he moved out to do his engineering. The puja would continue till the next day with a lunch of Khichdi on the day of Puja.
We would immerse the Idol in the pond next day with lot of joy and songs. We could have taken the Idol through the rear gate of the colony but always preferred to travel the whole distance to the pond through the main gate,…
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