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18 Breathtaking Photos You Missed This Week
Holi festival, New Zealand mourns, and signs of spring in California, to name a few.
Pharrell's Adidas Holi Sneaker Collection Sparks Debate About Cultural Appropriation
Adidas says the collection is inspired by the "magic and beauty" of Holi, a Hindu spiritual festival.
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How To Appreciate — Not Appropriate — Holi Celebrations
Don’t dilute Holi as a “Color Run” or just do it for the ‘gram.
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27 Colorful Photos That Show The Joy Of Holi In India
The Hindu religious festival is filled with meaning.
Photo: UN Human Rights Office
Why There's No 'Cultural Exception' To LGBTI Equality
Chief, Equality & Non-discrimination, U.N. Human Rights Office...
To those who claim that protecting tradition requires denying equal rights, the UN has a simple message.
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Hipsters, Please Don’t Culturally Appropriate Holi On Instagram
Learn about this "color festival" you’re celebrating.
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Why Women In India Face Increased Sexual Harassment During Holi
“Women are deleted from public spaces during these festivals because of the fear of harassment.”
The Metamorphosis of Holi
Student, writer, listener
Bollywood music is blaring in the background. You walk into a field of people. Before you can reach your hand into your rectangular plastic packet and come up with a game plan, your face is blinded with three different colors.
Discover the Meaning of Holi in India
Wanderluster, Destination Photographer, Photo Anthropologist, ...
As a photographer, I search for light and color. So when I learned about this festival every year in India that involves throwing colored pigment at each other, I knew I would be in the largest color war that existed on the planet and I wanted to be on the front lines for it.
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Holi 2016: Hindu Festival Of Colors Welcomes Spring
By HuffPost Religion Editors, The Huffington Post
Holi is the day people throw colored powder and liquids at each other in celebration.
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Dozens Dead From Drinking Tainted Liquor Days Before Hindu Festival
By Syed Raza Hassan, Reuters
Deaths from tainted liquor have occurred periodically in Pakistan, where it is illegal to buy or consume alcohol.
Cultural Smarts & International Etiquette: India's Hindu Holi Festival!
International Protocol Expert, Best Selling Author, Cross-Cult...
Pack Your Adventurous Attitude: On the second day, join in the multicultural ethos and have fun! Having colored water and
Holi Rollers: Religious Ecstasy in Spanish Fork/Appropriate Appropriating?
Professor of South Asian Religions and Philosophy, Case Wester...
From one perspective, the undulating and gyrating masses (thousands upon thousands at any given time and throughout the weekend in March of this year) could have been observed at any number of places: a rock concert, a dance club, or a college party.
Daily Meditation: Holi
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness
Holi 2015: Festival Of Colors Celebrates Spring (SONGS, PHOTOS)
According to Hindu texts, Prahlada was born to Hiranyakashipu, the king of demons. Unable to tolerate Prahlada's devotion
Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in March?
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Excerpted from The Best Place to be Today, 365 things to do and the perfect day to do them. Gorge on waffles Why now Celebrate
CULTURE & ARTS
Red Baraat's Infectious Bhangra Funk, Pluralistic Message and Its
Gaadi of Truth
Ashley Jude Collie
If Bob Marley's message of "one love" was an anthem for a previous generation, then Red Baraat's "pluralism" is one for a technologically interconnected world still severely separated by issues like race and economic inequality.
5 Awesome Festivals in India You Shouldn't Miss
Indian culture is pretty damn ancient and the variety of what it has to offer is quite mind-boggling. The festival of Diwali has just gone by for example, with its lights, colors, fireworks and delightful cuisine.
Mormons Celebrate Holi Festival In Utah, Hindu Tradition Offers Perfect Drug-Free Holiday
By Religion News Service, Religion News Service
Spanish Fork, about 10 miles south of Provo and Brigham Young University, has been home to a congregation of Hare Krishna
Holi: Festival of Colors Starts to Swarm America
The India Expert, Management Consultant, Trusted Advisor to We...
The Festival of Colors, known as Holi, is now celebrated across American cities and towns from Boston to Los Angeles, from Salt Lake City to Houston. While the festival originates in the religious tradition of Hinduism, all parts of society are welcomed regardless of spiritual affiliation.
Holi: A Time for New Beginnings at SOS Children's Villages
Lynn M. Croneberger
Chief Executive Officer of SOS Children's Villages-USA
That's one of the many reasons SOS Children's Villages works hard to provide these children loving homes. SOS currently has
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