Holi Celebration (Photo Feature)

1st Mar, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU: The Holi Festival, also known as the festival of colors, is one of the major festivals of the Hindu religion and Nepali culture. It is the Nepali iteration of the spring festival that is found in so many cultures. The Holi festival is celebrated by revelers smearing colors on each other and throwing water. The Holi festival is chiefly connected to the Hindu mythological story of the defeat of the demon Holika and is surrounded by unique ceremonies in various Hindu communities, besides the celebration with colors. The Holi festival in its various mythological origins symbolizes the triumph of good over evil, and also the newness and fertility associated with spring season.