Throwback – Chicago Holi Festival, 2013

Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love”. It is also celebrated as thanksgiving for bountiful harvest.

These photographs were taken at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago during the Holi Festival in Lemont, IL, in 2013. The temple has been in the forefront for over three decades in helping many seeking to actively continue of traditional Indian religious and cultural values in US. The complex provides a congenial atmosphere for worship and spiritual advancement. It also serves as a focal point cultural and educational activities.

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