INDIA 2016 - Holi Festival in Mathura/Vrindavan
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    The Legend The tradition of playing colours on Holi draws its roots from a legend of Radha and Krishna. It is said that young Krishna was jealous… Read More
    The Legend The tradition of playing colours on Holi draws its roots from a legend of Radha and Krishna. It is said that young Krishna was jealous of Radha's fair complexion since he himself was very dark. He narrated his woe to mother Yashoda, who teasingly asked him to colour Radha's face in which ever colour he wanted. In a mischievous mood, Krishna applied colour on Radha's face. The tradition of applying colour on one's beloved is being religiously followed till date. (source: holifestival.org) Read Less
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People from all corners of the world gather at Mathura-Vrindavan every year to feel the essence of Holi in the land of Krishna. People relive the legends of Holi associated with Radha and Krishna and play pranks the young Krishna played with the cowgirls called gopis. The underlying feeling of this fun-frolic was love and devotion. Even today, romance can be experienced in the very atmosphere in the Krishna-nagari. One just needs to breathe in this air and drench oneself in the feeling of love and romance. Myriad colours of Holi are simply a facade on this.            (source: holifestival.org)

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Photographed in Mathura/Vrindavan, India in 2016
Fujifilm X-Pro2, 35mm + 56mm
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Photographed in Mathura/Vrindavan, India in 2016
Fujifilm X-Pro2, 35mm + 56mm
See the whole series: anthonykurtz.com
instagram: kurtzphotos