Continuing the section “Tourism ” subsection “India “, and remembering the article “a Celebration of elephants in India and ” and “Festival of lights in India “, we can assume that in this country there are other unusual for Europeans the holidays. And we are not mistaken. Today, on the eve of the Hindu New Year, we’ll be talking about this holiday as the Festival of colors in India . He noted, perhaps a bit smaller scale than the Fire festival, but nevertheless, he was very popular both in India and abroad. By the way, this holiday — and even the Bengali New Year .
Festival of colors in India occurs approximately six months after the feast of fire. That is, we can assume that the basis of these holidays are some natural regularities (European type Halloween and Beltane). However, now to find the roots of these two almost symmetrical holidays. Although since that time the festival of colors there are a lot of elements of primitive orgies in honour of the deities and forces of fertility, elements that are close to the holidays of various cultures. Continue reading