Holi: Festival of colors

Last winter's day all over India was happy holiday of Holi. On the origin of the holiday steeped in legend.
According to one of them, the young Krishna was jealous of Radha's fair complexion, as he was rather dark complexion.
Krishna asked his mother Yashoda about the reason for his swarthiness, in response, she jokingly asked him to smear the face of Radha in any color,
in which he only wants. Krishna did so, and now many of the faithful follow this tradition to paint each other in different colors.

1. Holi - festival of spring, bathed in natural light and cheerful frenzy Py


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