India – Holi Festival Welcomes Spring Season

March 27, 2013

By Padmini Arhant

Happy Holi! To citizens in India and diaspora celebrating the colorful festival with gulal – herbal applications in rich colors accompanied by delicious sweets welcome the beautiful fragrant spring season of the year.

Holi is an opportunity to rejoice and respect cultural diversity that India is renowned for even in the modern age.

The splendor of colors and exuberance enhance festivity besides spreading the message of peace and unity in the community.

Human spirit is heightened when traditions are followed exchanging felicitations for individual and common good in society.

Customs and practices transcending barriers in appreciation of national heritage brighten environment.

In this regard Holi is unique for the vibrant spectrum of colors with music and folk dance serenade the joyous occasion.

Holi in Hindu religion is significant for renewal of ties alongside relinquishing memories hindrance to pleasant and peaceful existence.

Best Wishes on the arrival of spectacular Spring with flora and fauna presenting panoramic and picturesque scenery as feast to the eyes of the beholder.

Peace to all!

Thank you.

Padmini Arhant