Holi, the popular Hindu spring festival of colors, is observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon of the lunar month, and will be celebrated on March 13 this year.
An Indian widow smeared with colors covers her face during Holi celebrations, the arrival of spring festival, at the Gopinath temple in Vrindavan, India.
Indian students celebrate the Holi festival with coloured powder at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, India.
Indian widows participate in a celebration of the Holi festival in Vrindavan, India. Thousands of Hindu widows, shunned and ignored by their own families, marked the Hindu spring Festival of Colors in a event organized by Indian NGO Sulabh International.
Locals and Indian Hindu widows throw flower petals and colored powder during Holi celebrations at the Gopinath temple in Vrindavan, India.
A Hindu devotees prays inside Banke Bihari temple during Holi festival celebrations in Vrindavan, India.
Indian students take a selfie as they celebrate the Holi festival with colored powder at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, India.
An Indian widow dances during celebrations for Holi, the Festival of Colors, in Vrindavan, India.
Indian college students take part in the Holi festival celebrations in Bhopal, India.
Indian college students play with powdered color as they take part in Holi festival celebrations in Bhopal, India.
Indian children with faces smeared with powdered colors during Holi Festival celebrations near Mumbai, India.