Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times/Getty Images
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    A student at the Design and Innovation Academy holds colored powder used in celebrating Holi, a festival marking the arrival of spring and the end of the winter season, March 21, 2013, in Noida, India.
    Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times/Getty Images
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    An Indian laborer dries colored powder, known as "gulal," to be used during the forthcoming spring festival of Holi, on the outskirts of Siliguri, March 20, 2013. Holi, the popular Hindu spring festival observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon of the lunar month, will be celebrated March 27 this year.
    Dipendu Dutta/AFP/Getty Images
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    Students at Design and Innovation Academy celebrate Holi, the festival of color, by throwing colored powder to mark the arrival of the spring season, March 21, 2013, in India. The tradition of playing with colors on Holi draws its roots from a legend of Radha and the Hindu god Krishna.
    Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times/Getty Images
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    A Nepalese devotee throws colored powder after devotees erected a ceremonial bamboo pole, known as a "chir," fringed with strips of cloth and representing good luck charms on the first day of Holi, the festival of colors, at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, March 20, 2013.
    Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    A Hindu man from the village of Nandgaon throws colored powder on others as they sit on the floor during prayers at the Ladali, or Radha, temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holi festival in Barsana, India, March 21, 2013. The tradition of applying color on one's beloved is being religiously followed.
    Kevin Frayer/AP Photo
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    Hindu men from the village of Nandgaon are covered in colored powder as they sit on the floor during prayers at the Ladali, or Radha temple, before the procession for the Lathmar Holi festival in Barsana, India, March 21, 2013.
    Kevin Frayer/AP Photo
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    Hindu devotees throw colored powder during the traditional Lathmaar Holi celebrations, March 21, 2013, in the village of Barsana, near Mathura, India.
    Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    Indian Hindu devotees pray at Ladali, or Radha, temple during the Lathmar Holi Festival in Barsana, India, March 21, 2013. During Lathmar Holi, the women of Barsana beat the men from Nandgaon with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town.
    Manish Swarup/AP Photo
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    A young villager from Nandgaon soaked in water and colors arrives in Barsana village during the Lathmar Holi festival, in Barsana, India, March 21, 2013.
    Manish Swarup/AP Photo
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    Hindu devotees play with color during Lathmaar Holi celebrations, March 21, 2013, in the village of Barsana, near Mathura, India. The Holi festival is celebrated all over the country to mark the victory of God Rama over Rawan, the king of evil, and symbolizes the arrival of the spring season.
    Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    Hindu devotees throw colored spice during the traditional Lathmaar Holi celebrations, March 21, 2013, in the village of Barsana, near Mathura, India.
    Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    Hindu devotees dance and throw colored powder during the traditional Lathmaar Holi celebrations, March 21, 2013, in the village of Barsana, near Mathura, India.
    Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
  • The Holi Festival marks the beginning of Spring for religious Hindus

    Transgender Hindu devotees dance as others play with color during the traidtional Lathmaar Holi celebrations, March 21, 2013, in the village of Barsana, near Mathura, India. The final day of Holi festival falls on March 26, 2013.
    Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
See It, Share It
Leopard Cub Chills in a Basket
Odd Anderson/AFP/Getty Images
PHOTO: Left, actor/comedian Robin Williams arrives at the premiere of Monty Pythons Spamalot in this March 31, 2007, file photo; right, actress Mila Kunis arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of Third Person at Pickford Center for Motion Study.
Ethan Miller/Getty Images| Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic
PHOTO: Actor Pierce Brosnan of The Love Punch poses at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 12, 2013 in Toronto, Canada.
George Pimentel/WireImage/Getty Images