Dadi Pariwar USA, Sunnyvale Temple “Phoolon Ki Holi.” (Siliconeer)


From colorful, scented roses to a variety of bright colors, Silicon Valley and India were painted with Holi celebrations that ran across days. A Siliconeer photo essay.

Students from the Kamla Mehta Blind School celebrate Holi in Mumbai, March 1. (Shashank Parade/PTI)

People smeared in ‘gulal’ during Holi celebration in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, March 1. (Santosh Hirlekar/PTI)

People celebrate Holi at Burrabazar area, a business hub in Kolkata, March 2. (Swapan Mahapatra/PTI)

People participate in ‘Holika Dahan,’ on the eve of Holi festival in Patna, March 1. (Press Trust of India)

Jaipur’s former princess Diya Kumari pose for a photograph during ‘Holi’ celebrations at City Palace in Jaipur, Rajasthan, March 2. (Press Trust of India)

Maharaja Padmanabh Singh plays with colors during ‘Holi’ celebrations at City Palace in Jaipur, Rajasthan, March 2. (Press Trust of India)

Sikh devotees and Nihangs (an armed Sikh warrior) take part in a procession during the annual fair of ‘Hola Mohalla’ at Anandpur Sahib, in Punjab, March 2. ‘Hola Mohalla’ or the festival of Nihangs is a gathering of Sikhs for military exercises and mock battles on the day following the festival of Holi. (Kamal Kishore/PTI)

Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi with brother Saqib Saleem (l) celebrate Holi festival at Zoom Holi 2018 in Mumbai, March 2. (Press Trust of India)

Devotees celebrate Ladoo Holi Festival playing with colors at Sriji temple in Barsana Dham, near Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, March 2. (K.K. Arora/PTI)