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Happy Holi 2016: Colourful wishes, greetings and SMSes for your loved ones

In the Digital Age, SMSes, WhatsApp messages, Fcebook posts and emails must precede any festivities. So, to get you started, here are some lovely greetings that you can send to your loved ones.

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Holi is for Indian festivals what Taj Mahal is for Indian architecture. It would be safe to say that when people around the world think of India, many immediately imagine flashes of people immersed in colours, having a great time. Come March 24, they wouldn't be far from the truth. But in the Digital Age, SMSes, WhatsApp messages, Fcebook posts and emails must precede any festivities. So, to get you started, here are some lovely greetings that you can send to your loved ones.

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For many Holi is the day when anything goes. Be it flirting with your neighbour or pulling a fast one on your boss, 'bura na maano, Holi hai' is usually the universal excuse for everything. When it comes to tradition, did you know that Holi is celebrated differently in various parts of the country?

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Some say there are as many as 15 types of Holi celebrations across India, from lathmaar holi in Barsana and the warrior holi in Punjab, to the Dol Jatra in West Bengal and the Yaosang in Manipur. The common thread in all this is — colours, happiness and a joyous welcome of Spring.

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Here's an SMS greeting you can use: Pink for Love and Beauty, Red for Courage and Vitality, Yellow for Joy and Happiness, Blue for Spirituality and Peace, Gold for Prosperity and Wisdom, Green for Fertility and Well-being, And White for Purity and Cleanliness. Have a colourful Holi!

Also see: Here's how India is celebrating Holi 2016

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Here's an SMS greeting you can use: Celebrating The Colors Of Our Beautiful Relationship, I Wish You And Your Family All The Bright Hues Of Life. Have A Colourful Holi.

Also see: Here's how India is celebrating Holi 2016

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Here's another SMS greeting you can use: Bhar bhar ke jaam pilaao, chang aur mridang bajao, gile shikve bhul jaao, man galiyaara chaheke, aisi satrangi chadar faihrao, aao sab milkar holi manao!

Also see: Here's how India is celebrating Holi 2016