Holi or Dol Yatra is a festival of colours and happiness. Holi is celebrated with fervor all over India and in many parts of world.
Holi has positive impact on society, mind and health as it is festival that is being celebrated by many people.
Meeting family, friends and people: Holi provides an opportunity to meet people in out locality, community. We meet our friends, extended family and spend happy times with our family and others. This helps us to unwind from the daily life and engages us into something that is a much happier experience than regular work on usual days.
Great food – delicious and healthy: In Holi many of us cook and prepare home-made sweets and other food items. Home-made food is healthy and it is time when we get to break the monotony of taste and have some great recipes. Popular sweet shops, restaurants and eateries also prepare special items with sooji, dry fruits, kheer, gur (jaggery), rice, milk etc.
Natural Colours : Naturals colours obtained from fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables and other natural ingredients have beneficial effect on skin and hair. These natural ingredients have a healing ability.
Some of these includes mehendi for green colour, beet roots for purple colour, dry tea leaves, maple, kattha for brown colour, red sandalwood, rose bark, fried hibiscus , pomegranate for red colour, turmeric, gram flour, marigold for yellow colour, flowers or tesu (palash) , turmeric, orange for saffron colour etc.
Enjoy the festivals of colours and have a safe Holi | Dolyatra.