Holi Festival

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The Holi celebration is most commonly celebrated by the Hindu faith and is unique to its kind. It was a little out of the norm form for me because this type of thing isn’t what I have experienced ever in my life. There was a variety of colors and music that was played throughout the experience. The Hindu people allowed guests to enter their temple, without shoes, and dance and worship along with them to their music. The day that Holi is celebrated is known as the Dhuli Vandana in Sanskrit, it is celebrated by people throwing colored powder and colored water at each other. As part of their worship experience they have bonfires that are lit on the eve of the festival, also known as Holika Dahan or burning of Holika. The Hindu
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The cheerful experience one has while singing, dancing, and throwing paint at one another illustrates the joy that one human being can have for another. The religious people that help this festival function every year encourage those that are participating in the festivities to do so with enthusiasm and excitement while directed towards the celebration of good conquering evil in the world. Throughout the experience there were many people who seemed to be quite happy to a point of natural ecstasy of the experience. The religious leaders expressed that we don’t have to be drunk or high to experience the natural highs of life like this celebration has the ability to bring out in people.

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