Holi, the festival of colours , joy , and happiness is celebrated across India with great passion. The festival point the advent of pleasant spring after chilling winters.
There are many states across India known for its unique and emphatic Holi celebrations but the Holi celebrations in Mathura and Vrindavan are memorable. It is considered that Lord Krishna was born in Mathura and he spent his childhood in Vrindavan.
Lathmar Holi Famous In Barsana And Nandgaon
Lathmar Holi is celebrated in Nandgaon and Barsana since many years. Men from Nandgaon drive to Barsana to annoy the women. Women in turn to beat the men with solid sticks. These men cover themselves with shields.
The celebrations take seven days before the actual Holi/Badi Holi.
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The popular Banke Bihari temple at Vrindavan celebrates Phoolon waali Holi on the ekadashi before Holi. As the name purpose, this Holi is celebrated with flowers dissimilar the traditional colours. The Banke Bihari temple gate are opened at 4pm and the monks throw flowers at the devotes.
Vrindavan Widow's Holi
For years the widows in India lived a life bare of worldly pleasures. Widow's are dispel and forced to live in Ashrams in Vrindavan and Varanasi. Widow's weren't allowed to participate in Holi celebrations until a few years ago when they ruined the tradition and started celebrating the Holi. The Holi festival by the widows of Vrindavan has since then boost popularity.
Banke Bihari Temple Holi, Vrindavan
Banke Bihari Temple is the core of Holi festivities and the celebrations here takes place a day before the actual holi. The temple open its gate for the tourists/public to celebrate Holi with the Lord. The monks throw colours and holy water at the peoples.
You Can Vrindavan By?
Vrindavan is 160kms away from Delhi. You can simply reach by road.