Saturday, March 19, 2011

Holi (Festival of Colors)

Happy Holi everyone! Holi is the festival of colors celebrated in India. My growing up years, Holi was all about the revelry and the onslaught of colors everywhere. The colors (called Gulal ) is smeared all over your body, face, hair........you get the picture :-) The celebrations lasted from morning till night. My mom's fabulous spread of food on the table, new clothes bought by my grandmother which we wore after washing away all the colors. Although, I distinctly remember that I had colored nails for almost a week after Holi :-) Yes, I played Holi pretty aggressively:-)  

Nostalgia is setting in......,..they were happy times:-)

Hope you are enjoying the weekend?  Here's wishing you happiness and colorful days..............

10 comments:

GLENDA CHILDERS said...

What a fun holiday . . . as a kid it must have been enchanting. We all need more color in our lives.

fondly,
Glenda

WhiteWhispers2u said...

Happy Holi to You! I love Indian food and learned how to cook it myself.My all time Fav !~Cheers Kim

Anpu said...

...the play of brass and teh colors is beautiful..Happy holi Anu

Sue @ House Pretty said...

The colors are gorgeous! I especially am drawn to, and love the jade? color, in the top left corner. Just beautiful!

Shanthi said...

Happy Holi to you too Anu. The colours in the brass diya's - a feast to the eye.

Sound Horn Please said...

Happy Holi to you too!

Designwali said...

gorgeous image....hope you had a happy holi!

Sharon said...

Lovely image Anu!

Susan said...

I never heard of that festival, Anu, but it sounds great. I love anything colorful! Susan

Meena said...

oooooo! Luved the brass container for colors.... Elegance :)

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