Happy Holi Eve, or Holika! Holi celebrations start on the eve of Holi, known as Holika, with an evening of bonfires. Communities gather to perform religious rituals in front of the bonfire and give offerings. They pray that their internal evil should be destroyed as the bonfire starts. If you want to see my travel… Continue reading Happy Holika!
Cows are sacred in the Hindu religion. Seeing them on the streets in India, I was reminded of Nandi the Bull, the vehicle of Lord Siva. Nandi is the bearer of truth and righteousness. It means happy, joy, and satisfaction in Sanskrit.