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Around 1,000 widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan came together to celebrate Holi.

By: Sandra Marina Fernandes Published: Friday, March 10, 2017, 10:33 [IST]

Vrindavan, March 10: While Holi celebrations began almost a week back in Vrindavan, on Thursday, the widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi came out and celebrated the festival of colours. Around 1000 widows celebrated Holi at the Gopinath temple and were seen smearing colours on each other. Close to 1,500 kg of gulal and flower petals were arranged for the celebrations. Here are some images from the celebrations:

Widows of Vrindavan celebrate Holi

Widows of Vrindavan celebrate Holi

Several widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan came together to celebrate Holi.

Many were seen dancing at the Holi celebrations

Many were seen dancing at the Holi celebrations

Many of them were seen dancing while celebrating Holi at the Gopinath temple.

They broke taboo and celebrated the festivalof colours

They broke taboo and celebrated the festivalof colours

Widows playing Holi with colours at ancient Gopinath Temple in Vrindavan on Thursday.

Special arrangement made at Gopinath Temple

Special arrangement made at Gopinath Temple

A widow dances in front of the pictures of Lord Krishna and Radha as she celebrates Holi at the ancient Gopinath Temple in Vrindavan.

There was no stopping them at the Holi celebrations

There was no stopping them at the Holi celebrations

Around 1,500 kg of Gulal and flower petals were arranged for the special occassion.

Source: http://www.oneindia.com/india/widows-of-vrindavan-celebrate-holi/there-was-no-stopping-them-at-the-holi-celebrations-pf24805-2370337.html

One Response to “Widows of Vrindavan celebrate Holi”

  1. rinku deori

    this the great job done by sulabh foundation to widows…

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