Holi 2018 Celebrated by Vrindavan Widows: Incredible Photos of Holi Celebration in Mathura District
These amazing photos of Holi celebrations in Vrindavan and Mathura will gear you up for Holi 2018.
| Published: March 1, 2018 4:27 PM IST
Published: March 1, 2018 4:27 PM IST | Updated: March 1, 2018 4:27 PM IST
Come March 2 and Indian all over the world will be celebrating Holi 2018. The festival of colors is a vibrant event celebrated with great zest by urban and rural people alike. However, if you wish to witness the best Holi celebrations, you should head to the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. Vrindavan and Mathura located here put their best foot forward during Holi celebrations. People step out of their houses and indulge in enthusiastic play of colors. The festivities are often marked by singing and dancing too. (ALSO SEE Holi 2018 Travel Advisory: Beware of Perverts If You’re New To the Holi Scene in India) Here, Holi begins on March 1 and is celebrated as a 4-day event. And this year, for the sixth consecutive time, the widows of Vrindavan played Holi at the historic Gopinath temple in Vrindavan. This is a significant thing as it breaks the tradition that forced them to lead the life of a recluse. Here are some amazing photos of Holi celebration in Mathura and Vrindavan that will get you excited about the festival of colors.
Breaking the shackles of tradition, around 800 widows played Holi with gulaal and flowers on March 1 in the land of lord Krishna, Vrindavan in four-day Holi festival
Convivial scenes at Vrindavan during Holi
Holi at Bankey Bihari Temple, Vrindavan
Celebration of the Holi festival in a ancient temple in Vrindavan
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Colourful Holi procession on the streets of Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India
Holi celebration in the Hindu Banke Bihare temple in Vrindavan
Devotees throw colors on each other during the Holi celebration at Krishna temple in Nandgaon
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People of Mathura enjoying Holi
Holi celebration in Nandgaon
Happy Holi to all our readers! Stay safe and have a great weekend!