Rainbow army captured the Indian city: what’s going on

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India started brightly colorful festival of colors called Holi.

The ancient Hindu spring festival lasts for two days and is accompanied by dancing, music, food, fun, writes The Sun.

However, the most famous festival tradition to shower each other with colored powder and pour colored water. Hundreds of people gather to at some point to turn into the colorful crowd. What participation is accepted by people of all ages from small to old.

Радужная армия захватила индийские города: что происходит

The crowd poured colored water from a hose

Holi festival initially originated in southern Asia but has since gained popularity around the world. The festival is dedicated to the beginning of spring and the victory of good over evil.

Радужная армия захватила индийские города: что происходит

The Hindus at the Holi festival

Holi is celebrated on the last full moon of the Hindu lunar month Phalguna. It is believed that in these days we must try to establish broken friendships and to thank the Hindu deities for a good harvest.

Радужная армия захватила индийские города: что происходит

Hindu women on the occasion of Holi

Last night, the first night of the festival, the believers called for the bonfires that symbolize the burning of evil spirits.

Радужная армия захватила индийские города: что происходит

Hindu women on the occasion of Holi

However, the fun begins when the crowd gathers in the same area and they begin to sprinkle, or throw harmless colored paint. Face, clothes and the area is painted in all colors of the rainbow.

Радужная армия захватила индийские города: что происходит

The festival of colors in full swing

The festival of Holi is associated with several induistskim legends, but one of the main — a tale of the demon king Hiranyakashyap, ordered the sister to kill his son Prahlada.

Радужная армия захватила индийские города: что происходит

Rainbow crowd

There are different versions of the origin of the holiday, depending on the region of India. The most ancient and popular version is a Hindu myth about how Shiva burned Kama with his eyes. However, most believe that the festival originated from the Hindu myth of the enemy of Vishnu — the demoness Holika, whose name is directly connected with the name of the holiday and whose effigy is burned in a festive bonfire

We will remind, in Japan thousands of people rallied in the streets of the town Komaki, to celebrate the biggest festival of the penis.

As reported by the portal “Znayu” an unusual celebration of New year or “spring Festival” was held in southwest China on Thursday.

Also “Znayu” wrote British entrepreneurs opened one of the craziest mini-Golf in Derbyshire.

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