Google's homepage features colorful artwork from Amrita Marino that depicts dhol players represented by the colors red, yellow, blue and green.
Holi 2018- a colourful celebration of love, fertility and the beginning of spring.
Vishnu's reincarnation Lord Krishna liked to play pranks on village girls by drenching them in water and colours - which is where the tradition came from.
Amid shouts of "Holi Hai" and roadside dances to the beat of drums, people - rich and poor, Hindus and Muslims and from other religions - swarmed into public spaces to splash powders of myriad colours on each other and celebrate the seasonal festival of colours, marking the end of winter. It is a festival of brotherhood and people should celebrate with this spirit.
March 2: As celebrations of Holi are in full-swing, Bollywood celebs on Friday extended wishes to their fans on social media. Some countries known for celebrating the Hindu festival are India, Nepal, Pakistan and more.
Hence - Holi is the celebration of good conquering evil.
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"Children can douse elders with water, women splash men with colour, and the rules of caste and creed are briefly forgotten, with everyone taking part", says the news website.
Hiranyakashipu was supposedly the ruler of the universe and superior to all the gods - but his son chose to follow the god Vishnu.
The DFW Hindu Temple, 1605 N. Britain Road in Irving, will host its annual Grand Holi and Anand Bazaar from noon to 4 p.m. March 4.
It was a seemingly foolproof plan; Holika would take Prahlad onto her lap and straight into a bonfire.
The first day is called Holika Dahan or Chhoti Holi and the second as Holi, Rangwali Holi, Dhuleti, Dhulandi, or Phagwah.
Over the years, Holi has become a global phenomenon, and today it is enjoyed in all corners of the world.