Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Happy Holi

Holi (referred to as Phagwa in Bhojpuri), also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad, the UK,and Nepal. In West Bengal of India and Bangladesh, it is known as Dolyatra (Doljatra) or Boshonto Utsav ("spring festival"). (Thanks Wikipedia)

20 comments:

  1. Happy Holi To you too.

    Feels great to be back home and thanks so much for stopping by every now and then.

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  2. How convenient.

    Thanks Wikipedia :P

    Happy Holi! :)

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  3. Heylo! U celebrated over there?

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  4. Happy Holi to you, and thank you for the explanation. Somebody on facebook just wished me happy holi and I thought he referred to my upcoming holiday next week...a...a….a….a – ignorant, selfish me, now I have to go back and apologize for my ignorant ways…tststs :)

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  5. hope u had good time..have a nice day

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  6. sorry ramesh, belated happy holi, even i miss u all, but my new hotel is in preopening stage, so that bit busy...

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  7. Happy holi to you too! Good to know the details.

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  8. Happy Holi to you!

    I have tagged you! It is a musical blog. Please visit my blog for the details. You have got a chance to introduce everyone to MGR songs! His film songs are very melodious!

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  9. Maradhi Manni, pl note i have been trying to post a comment and am not able to reach your blog..best wishes.

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  10. Man, how did you enjoy the festival? Hope your face was fully smeared with holi colours :)

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  11. May? till when? I may not be there in May :( Internship in bagalore...sigh..though Nikki wud be there... For how long wud u be there. I'll be back in 1st week June...

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  12. thanks for the wishes !! lovely pic :D

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  13. R. Ramesh, wonderful color! So good of you to come over and leave a supportive comment at Oasis. Love the idea of the Holi festival! I think I heard of it in Trinidad when I last visited there. <3

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  14. You know I have an email link on my blog profile - you can always drop a hi through there :)

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