Festival of Colors – Holi

Celebrating the triumph of ‘good’ over ‘bad’, this colorful festival falls on Phalgun Purnima. Bright colored powders, known as ‘Gulal’ are smeared on everyone’s faces accompanied by splashing of colored water. These bright colors are believed to signify energy, life and joy. While everyone is indulged in intoxicating drinks and mouthwatering delicacies, sharing some memorable... Continue Reading →


A weekend before the holi, we used to visit the wholesale market Sadar Bazaar to shop and stock up dry gulal colors or wet water colors, colour sprays and pichkaris (water jets) and packets of water baloons. Of course, a lot of bargaining. Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated to mark the beginning of... Continue Reading →

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