Holi Fest 2012

March 19, 2012 § Leave a comment

Hindu Devotees celebrated Holi festival celebrations in Kuala Lumpur March 18, 2012. Holi, also known as the festival of colors, celebrates the death of the Demoness Holika, and the love between Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha. Every year, thousands of Hindus participate in the festival Holi. The festival has many purposes. First and foremost, it celebrates the beginning of the new season, spring. It also has a religious purpose, commemorating many events that are present in Hindu mythology. Although it is the least religious holiday, it is probably one of the most exhilarating ones in existence. During this event, participants hold a bonfire, throw colored powder at each other, and celebrate wildly.

 

Holi The Festival of Colours 2011

April 29, 2011 § 2 Comments

People celebrated Holi Festival at a temple in Kuala Lumpur March 20, 2011. Holi is a spring religious festival by Hindus and its celebrated by people throwing coloured powder and coloured water at each other. Holi is falls at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna, which usually in the later part of February or March.

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