14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Riot of color in Holi celebration at Nandgaon temple, Uttar pradesh

India is a land of Cultural Diversity and celebration of Holi festival throughout the country is no exception from that. To commemorate the Celebration of Holi by Lord Krishna and Radha cited in Hindu mythology wise religious men from Barsana & Nandgaon gather in front of temple. Colored water made from "Palash" flower extract and colored powders are poured on the devotees in full swing and no one is exempted from that even the photographers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Mathura, India
Camera: NIKON D300S