Breaking taboo, Hindu widows celebrate festival of colors

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Published Monday, March 21, 2016 VRINDAVAN, India (AP) — Aruna Samaddar threw fistfuls of colored powder into the air. Blue and red and green, the cheerful colors settled on her white sari and all over other women nearby. In most of India, widows like Samaddar have no place in this joyful celebration of Holi, the… Read more »

Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi at a temple

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IANS  |  Vrindavan March 21, 2016 In a marked departure from age-old traditions, over a thousand widows played Holi at an ancient Vrindavan temple on Monday. Amid blowing of conch shells and showering of flower petals and dry colour powders, these widows participated in the Holi celebrations at the ancient Gopinath temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna…. Read more »

वृंदावन मंदिर में पहली बार विधवाएं भी खेलेंगी होली

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21-Mar-2016 सुलभ इंटरनेशनल संस्था की तरफ से ली गई तस्वीर मथुरा। इस बार की होली वृंदावन में रहने वाली तमाम विधवा महिलाओं की जिंदगी में रंग भरेगी। वृंदावन मंदिर में पहली बार विधवाएं होली खेलेंगी। इतिहास में ऐसा पहली बार होगा, जब दशकों बाद पुराने रस्म-रिवाज की बेड़ियां गुलाल के रंग को छूकर टूट जाएंगी।… Read more »

Breaking traditions: Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi inside ancient Gopinath temple

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Mar 21, 2016 Vrindavan: In a marked departure from age-old traditions, over a thousand widows played Holi at an ancient Vrindavan temple on Monday. Amid blowing of conch shells and showering of flower petals and dry colour powders, these widows participated in the Holi celebrations at the ancient Gopinath temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna. They… Read more »

Widows celebrate Holi in Vrindavan

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Mon, Mar 21 2016 Vrindavan: Widows celebrate Holi at Radha Gopinath temple in Vrindavan of Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura district on March 21, 2016. Social worker and Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak celebrates Holi with widows at Radha Gopinath temple in Vrindavan of Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura district on March 21, 2016. Source : http://www.prokerala.com/news/photos/widows-celebrate-holi-in-vrindavan-107354.html

Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi at a temple

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21-03-2016 / IANS Vrindavan, March 21 : In a marked departure from age-old traditions, over a thousand widows played Holi at an ancient Vrindavan temple on Monday. Amid blowing of conch shells and showering of flower petals and dry colour powders, these widows participated in the Holi celebrations at the ancient Gopinath temple, dedicated to Lord… Read more »

Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi at a temple

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March 21, 2016, 3:47 pm / Daily World Vrindavan, March 21 : In a marked departure from age-old traditions, over a thousand widows played Holi at an ancient Vrindavan temple on Monday. Amid blowing of conch shells and showering of flower petals and dry colour powders, these widows participated in the Holi celebrations at the ancient Gopinath… Read more »

Vrindavan Widows to Get Drenched in Holi Colours, Break Stigma

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By PTI / Published: 17th March 2016 06:46 PM MATHURA: It is still a week a to go for Holi but festivities have already begun in Brijbhumi Vrindavan. Devotees enjoyed the festival of colours at the famous Dwarkadhish temple yesterday and many more such events will unfold in the run up to Holi. Imparting a touch… Read more »