7 Best Pictures of Hindus Across India and Nepal Celebrating Festival of Colors 2019

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People have been celebrating the Hindu festival of Holi, also known as the festival of colors.

Nexter.org has prepared for you the most colorful

Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates the arrival of spring and gathers thousands of Hindus and tourists each year for the festival.

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It is also a celebration of fertility, color, and love, as well as the triumph of good versus evil.

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On the day of Holi, people throw liquid and powdered color over each other. The night before, people light bonfires to signify good triumphing over evil.

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The colors of the powders each have a different meaning. Red is meant to represent love and fertility, yellow is the color of turmeric, blue is for the Hindu god Krishna and green symbolizes new beginnings.

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The timing of Holi is synchronized with the moon, which means that the dates of each celebration vary yearly. This year Rangwali Holi will take place on 1 and 2 March.

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Aside from India, Holi is also celebrated in Nepal, which has a large Hindu population.

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It has also become popular in other countries around the world including the UK.

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