[Suresh 183] Poem: Colour Festival of India- Holee

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[Suresh 183] Poem: Colour Festival of India – Holee
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कविता-भारत का  रंगीन   त्योहार होली( Kavita: Bharat ka rangeen tyohaar-Holee)- Poem :Colour festival of India(Kavita)

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Please be informed Holee is a colour festival of India which is celebrated during February/March in the phagun month . In the morning people sprinkle/splash  coloured water on each other.  They smear colour paste on your face, clothes, body etc.  In the afternoon those who enjoyed playing holee  need to take great pain in removing those stains from face/body etc.  In the evening Gulal (Abeer)-colour powder is used on face of friends, guests, visitors and passers- by etc. People invite each other to their homes and have sweets (Sweet pancake etc.).  This day  Holi is celebrated when it is considered that evil is warded off/removed.
रंगों का है त्योहार होली ,
(Rangon ka hai tyohaar holee.)
Holee is the festival of colours,
फागुन का सिंगार,
(Phaagun ka singaar),
The make up / beautification of Phaagun,
झूमें नाचें मस्ती काटें,
(Joomein, Naachian, mastee kaatein.)
Spend time in frolicking, dancing and having fun,
डाल गले बाहों के हार,
(Daal galay baahon kay haar.)
Put the garland/necklace of arms around the neck.
कैसे मजे की होली आई?
(Kaise majay kee holee aayee.)
How interesting Holee came,?(with full of fun)
चारों ओर खुशी है छाई ,
(Charon oar khushee hai chhayee,)
(Happiness is spread around all four sides
नाचें ,गायें,कूदें ,भाई ,
(Naachein, gaayein, koodein, bhayee)
Dance, sing, jump, brother,
सबके दिल में खुशी समाई |
(Sabkay dil mein khushee samayee.)
Everyone’s heart is filled with joy.
शब्दावली(Shabdawalee) Vocabulary
त्योहार (tyohaar): festival
फागुन (phaagun) a month comes in Feb./March
सिंगार (singaar) beautification , also called: श्रृंगार(shringaar)/ornamentation
झूमें ( Jhumein) frolic
मस्ती (mastee) fun
डाल (daal) put
गले (galey) neck
बाहों (banhon) arms
हार (haar) necklace/garland In other context, also known as defeat
चारों ओर (charon ore) all four sides
खुशी (Khushee) happiness/pleasure
छाई (chayee) spread
गायें (Gaayein) sing
कूदें (Koodein) jump
दिल (dil) heart
समाई (samayee) filled
Quiz?
1. Synonym for खुशी ?
2. Complete this word _गीन like रंगीन by inserting another letter and explain the meaning.
3. मन खुशी से झूम रहा है | Explain the meaning of this sentence.
4. कविता लिखने वाले को क्या कहते हैं ? Please answer in Hindi.
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