Holi Hai! [Hindu Holiday]

One of the very funnest of the Hindu holidays is coming up next week. This year is seems to coincide with St. Patrick's Day here in the States. The web tells me that Holi starts March 17th. For all the info, check out last year's post about Holi, its origins, how to celebrate, and interesting tips: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/whitehindu/2013/03/holi/ Masala Mommas told me about a new app this year that helps kids learn about Holi. It sounds like you get to play holi virtually! More info here: … [Read more...]

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Holi is an Indian holiday for spring and it is just about the most fun you could possibly have!This year it is March 27th and our local temple is doing its event Saturday March 30th. It usually lasts a couple of days and there is a bonfire on the last day.The main event during holi is the throwing of colors. In India, you could be pelted with powdered color on the streets or hit with a water gun of colored water anywhere you go. Here in America, you've got to go to particular areas to … [Read more...]

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