Holi 2018 Quotes: Traditional Sayings for the Hindu Festival of Colors

Traditional Well-Wishes, Quotes for Holi Color Festival

The Hindu festival of Holi is in full swing. The festival of colors celebrates the start of spring and new beginnings, and is a long-lasting Indian tradition for Hindu people.

The festival, with its roots in mythology about good triumphing over evil, has been celebrated for centuries. It's scheduled around the phases of the moon and is a great equalizer among different castes, genders and ages in India. Each of the colored powders that are thrown during the celebration have a symbolic meaning—red represents fertility, green represents new beginnings and so on.

The festival started March 1 and will continue through the end of the day March 2, so it's not too late to send well-wishes to anyone celebrating the festival this year.

The festival is a time for joy, energy and coming together in celebration of overall good—thus, people wish one another "Happy Holi!" Other longer and more detailed traditional sayings are also shared with close friends or family during the festival to bring them good fortune.

Traditional Quotes and Holi Sayings

"Auspicious red. Sun-kissed gold. Soothing silver. Pretty purple. Blissful blue. Forever green. I wish you and all family members the most colorful Holi."

"Let the colors of Holi spread the message of peace and happiness."

"Holi is a time to reach out with the colors of joy. It is the time to love and forgive. It is the time to express the happiness of being loved and to be loved through colors."

"Holi is the time to develop understanding and love for each other. Here, is a platform for you all to renew your friendship and to express heartiest love by scribbling a beautiful Holi message for loved ones."

"Let this festival burn all negativity and bring positivity in life. Celebrate with vibrant colors."