In Jaipur, Holi is celebrated in some Krishna temples as Phag Utsav with devotional singing; Raslila dances, folk dances, classical dances and more with Holi with flower petals to celebrate the divine love between Radha and Krishna. Holi celebrates the divine prema of Krishna and Radha at Jaipur's most famous historic Govind Devji temple. Holi is played with flowers instead of colours.
The legend is that when flowers were in full bloom during spring time, Krishna played the flute and all the senses of residents came together to create divinity and the gopis spontaneously danced with Krishna to that music of flute on the sands of the Yamuna and in the garden of Vrindavan.
One would well remember the Kannadasan song :
புல்லாங்குழல் கொடுத்த மூங்கில்களே – எங்கள் புருஷோத்தமன் புகழ் பாடுங்களே
வண்டாடும் கங்கை மலர்த் தோட்டங்களே - எங்கள் மதுசூதனன் புகழ் பாடுங்களே !
Lord Krishna the divine flautist enchants us all. Flute is a family of a musical instrument in the woodwind group.
I have been posting about the serene Thavana Uthsavam that is underway at Thiruvallikkeni Divyadesam. On all the 3 days of Thavanothsavam, Sri Azhagiya Singar has different sarruppadi [Thirukolams] – Yesterday 27th Mar 2016 was day 2 of the Uthsavam and Sri Azhagiya Singar blessed us as ‘Murali Kannan’ – the flautist.
Here are some photos of evening purappadu inside Thavana Uthsava bungalow.
Adiyen Srinivasa dhasan.