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Indian Hindu widows throw flowers as part of Holi celebrations organized by the NGO Sulabh at the Meera Sahbhagini Ashram. The widows, many of whom at times have lived in the streets of the temple town, celebrated the festival for the first time at the century-old ashram.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

An Indian Hindu widow covers her face as colored powder is thrown in the air during Holi celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

Indians throw colored powder during Holi festival celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mahesh Kumar A / Associated Press

Indian revelers spray a man on a motorbike with colored water during Holi festival celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP / Getty Images

Indian children stand near buckets of colored water during Holi festival celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP / Getty Images

Indian Hindu devotees are sprayed with colored water as they celebrate the Holi festival at the Swaminarayan Temple.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAM PANTHAKY / AFP / Getty Images

An Indian, face smeared with colored powder, celebrates Holi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajanish Kakade / Associated Press

Indian revelers cover each other with colored powder during Holi festival celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BIJU BORO / AFP / Getty Images

Indian revelers play with colored powder during Holi celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFP / Getty Images

Hindu devotees throw colored powder on one another inside Banke Bihari temple during Holi festival celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

Hindu devotees throw colored powder inside Banke Bihari temple.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

A child gets a boost.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

Hindu priests spray colored water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

Prayer time.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

A Hindu priest throws colored water on devotees inside Banke Bihari temple.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

A young Hindu priest throws colored powder inside Banke Bihari temple during Holi festival celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

A Hindu devotee prostrates amid colors thrown inside Banke Bihari temple.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

A man rests his head on a parapet to pray.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

A Hindu priest throws colored powder on devotees inside Banke Bihari temple during Holi festival celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

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1 Comment

  1. March 26, 2013, 2:39 am

    Just read an article on the places where you can celebrate Holi in India. Hope you will like it!

    By: Pranjal

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