Pictures : Celebrating the colourful festival of Holi

Dear friends, Happy Holi! This year, I’ll share few more pictures from Braj Holi, the most colourful version of Holi, that is celebrated in a group of small villages around Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh. For those who have no idea about this festival can read everything about it in the story I did for Hindustan Times. You can read it here : Hope you like them. Cheers!  Read more

Cover Story – The Braj Holi : Legend in real life

( This year I couldn’t attend the colorful Holi celebrations at Braj, but when Hindustan Times asked me to write a travelogue about my experience, I could easily retrospect the amazing time I had. )   The festival of colours is celebrated in Braj bhoomi for almost 50 days. In Mathura, Vrindavan, Nand Gaon, Barsana, Goverdhan, Dauji and Baldev, Holi festivities begin from Basant Panchami. While the official holiday for Holi around the country may be just a day orRead more

Braj Holi – The festival of colors

This year again the small villages of Braj Region are getting ready for the big day. Holi, also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India. Though it is celebrated all over the world but here in the small village in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, the story is a little different. Local people perform a ritual of Braj Holi know as Samaaj where people of Nand Gaon ( Village of Lord Krishna ) and BarsaanaRead more