Holimarks the beginning of spring season in India and also signifies the victory of good over evil like many Hindu festivals. The festival also depicts the immortal love and romance between Lord Krishna and Radha. No wonder, you can see people celebrating this festival on a high note at places associated with them including Mathura, Barsana, Vrindavan, Nandagaonand Goverdhan. Since ages, Holi has been celebrated with natural colors, waters and pichkaris. Known by different names all over the country, people follow different customs at different places. The festival is known as DolPurnima in Bengal while lath marHoli of Barsana is famous world over with women beating up men using large sticks. The celebration at these places lasts for around 16 days.
As far as the tradition of playing with colorsis concerned, it is believed that Lord Krishna resented Radha’s fair complexion and expressed his feelings to his motherYashoda, who teasingly asked him to colorRadha’s face. Another legend says that Lord Krishna killed demon ‘Putna’ on the day of Holiand celebrated the occasion by playing Rasleela with gouwalas and gopis.
Holi brings with it endless moments of fun and joy for every Holi lover. Don’t let distance between you deprive your loved ones from sharing beautiful memories of your love and affection. We all know that sending gifts is one of the best ways to express your love so it’s time to select beautiful Holi Gifts for your loved ones.
If you are one of those, who cannot be with their family and friends on this Holi, spare some moments online and make their festival more special. You can send a range of gifts starting from branded sweets and namkens made of desi ghee, superior quality sprays and guns for the kids of the house, holibhaidooj tikka to your dear brother to protect him from all evil forces, gujiyathandai gift hampers, holi apparel such as kurtis, t-shirt, kurtas and so on.
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