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Celebrating the Holi festival of color in India

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Hindu devotees smear color on each other while celebrating "Holi," the festival of color, at the Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) from New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Vrindavan is a famous place for Holi celebrations, where according to legend, the Hindu god Krishna played Holi with his consort Radha.

Kevin Frayer / AP

Hindu devotees smear color on each other while celebrating "Holi," the festival of color, at the Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) from New Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Vrindavan is a famous place for Holi celebrations, where according to legend, the Hindu god Krishna played Holi with his consort Radha.

Kevin Frayer / AP

Hindu devotees carry colored powder that is to be thrown on worshippers during celebrations for "Holi," the festival of color, crowd at the Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) from New Delhi, India, Wednesday, March 7. Vrindavan is a famous place for Holi celebrations, where according to legend, the Hindu god Krishna played Holi with his consort Radha.

Kevin Frayer / AP

A Hindu devotee is covered in green powder from celebrating "Holi," the festival of color, as he stands in the Banke Bihari temple during a break for cleaning in Vrindavan, about 140 kilometers (87 miles) from New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, March 6. Vrindavan is a famous place for Holi celebrations, where according to legend, the Hindu god Krishna played Holi with his consort Radha.

 

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