In Pictures: Glimpses of Braj Holi, 2021

In Pictures: Glimpses of Braj Holi, 2021
People perform annual Holi rituals in Uttar Pradesh's Barsana village , Photo Credit: Shutterstock

The much awaited festival of colours is finally here. Here are some pictures from this year's celebrations of Holi in the Braj region of Uttar Pradesh

OT Staff
March 28 , 2021
07 Min Read

While the pandemic may have changed the way we celebrate our annual festivals, the people of Uttar Pradesh's Braj region and travellers from all corners of the country have come together to continue the legacy of the legendary Holi of Braj, the birthplace of Lord Krishna. The region includes Mathura, Vrindavan, Barsana and Nandgaon. Every year, lakhs of devotees arrive here to immerse in the festivities and seek blessings from Lord Krishna for a prosperous year ahead. 

We totally feel you if you have missed a trip to Braj this year. Allow us to take you through a virtual journey as you relish those hot and yum gujias your mom just made. 

Here's wishing our readers a very Happy Holi. Scroll on. 

People celebrate Holi at Barsana's much revered Radha Rani Temple

A transgender tries to rinse-off colours from his eye in Nandgaon

Local women on their way to play Lathmar Holi in Barsana

A woman performs a ritual at Radha Rani Temple in Barsana

It's a riot of colours at Mathura

Fashion Goals: A monk adorning cool sunglasses and turban at Barsana

A masked kid reacts to a sudden splash of gulaal

A cute little girl poses with her coloured palms

And here are some of our favourite Instagram posts from this year's Holi celebrations in Braj. 

 
 
 
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