15 memorable moments of Holi
• 15 memorable moments Holi
Yesterday India noted breathtakingly beautiful and bright holiday - Holi. We offer you a few moments to plunge into the atmosphere of a riot of colors and blooming spring one of the most incredible Hindu rituals.
Holi or Bengali New Year, celebrated on the day of the full moon of the month of Phalguna, which falls at the end of February - March.
In this Spring Festival people indulge in the fun and forget about social norms. During Holi Indians gather around public bonfires, pour friends and family paint and water, dancing and generally very rapidly express their emotions.
The holiday is associated with the story of how Lord Shiva incinerated his third eye of the god of love Kama, who was trying to take him out of meditation, then Kama was incorporeal. But at the request of Shiva's wife Parvati and wife Kama Rati goddess Shiva returned Kama's body for 3 months in a year.
When Kama acquires a body, everything blooms and happy people celebrating the most joyous holiday of love.
Flirting young man and a girl during Holi festival - a favorite theme for the dance. The young man entices a Woman, distracting her, she stare at something, and it is at this moment, recoat it colored powder or pouring colored water. The girl is offended, he was sorry (characteristic gesture - undertakes earlobes). She forgives him, and also in response to drench it with water color.
A rare and valuable opportunity for young people with an overall severity of Indian mores.
The participants of action of the active use bhanga drink, which is composed of a juice or hemp leaves and dairy products. Varieties bhanga: bhanga lassi - yogurt with the juice of hemp leaves, thandai lassi - a mixture of milk, sugar, spices, almonds and, of course, leaves (sap) of cannabis.
Thousands celebrate in the streets of the Indian city of Allahabad.
Holi in Kolkata
In a small village near the town of Mathura
Many tourists also try not to miss the chance to participate in this memorable performances.
A bright and sunny Hawley