Happy holiday of Holi (28 photos)

Across India was happy holiday Holi, one of the most colorful festivals in India, Bengali New Year. Celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Phalguna attributable to the February-March. Holi - festival of spring, bathed in natural light and cheerful frenzy flourishing nature.
There are many legends associated with the origins of the festival of Holi. 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.








Holi - festival of spring, bathed in natural light and cheerful frenzy flourishing nature. (Getty Images / Daniel Berehulak)



There are several legends associated with the origins of the festival of Holi. On one of them the name comes from the name of Holi demon Kholiki. Prahlada - the son of the evil king, worshiped Vishnu, and nothing could dissuade him of this. (Getty Images / Daniel Berehulak)



Then the sister of the king demon Holika, who was believed to not burn in the fire, Prahlada persuaded to climb the fire in the name of God. To everyone's amazement, Holika was burnt but Prahlad, Vishnu rescued, released unharmed. (Getty Images / Daniel Berehulak)

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