The Festival of Colors


Today is the Hindu holiday Holi, which is also known as the festival of colors and the start of spring that begins after the last full-moon day of the lunar month. On this auspicious day, people will take different kinds of colored powder or pain to smear on their friends, families, and strangers to signify the joyous moment and the burning of a bonfire that symbolizes the defeat of the evil demon Holika hence where the name Holi comes from.

The Hindu temple in Morrisville, HSNC, is hosting a Holi event on Saturday, March 11th! There will be many things to look forward to such as the Holi color powders, face painting, cultural dance performances, henna, and delicious food! If you and your friends were looking for something to do on the weekend, this is the perfect place to learn about the culture and have fun!

7 ways you can make Holi colour with kitchen ingredients | The Times of India
Seven ways you can make Holi color with kitchen ingredients | The Times of India
Holika Dahan: The legend behind the Chotti Holi bonfire - India Today
Holika’s Bonfire
Thandai Indian Rice Kheer ... Holi time of the year - Passionate About Baking
Every Region of India has its own way of celebrating, so there are no specific traditional foods for this day, rice pudding or kheer is the most popular dessert for any religious festival.