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Holi, also called the Festival of Colors, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India, and many other countries around the world. Holi, is celebrated by people throwing colored powder and colored water at each other. Bonfires are lit the day before, also known as Holika Dahan (death of Holika) or Chhoti Holi (little Holi). Holi is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Phalugna which usually falls in the later part of February or March. In 2009, Holi (Dhulandi) is on 11th March. [30 PICS]
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An Indian man sells colored powder to celebrate the Hindu festival of Holi, or Festival of colors, at Banke Bihari temple in the northern Indian city of Mathura, 99.4 Miles (160Km) from New Delhi, India on March 10, 2009. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)
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