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Vasant Panchami: A Celebration of Spring

Anjali Mudra greeting card by Duirwaigh Studios

The fifth day after the new moon of January (January 29 in 2020) marks the first day of spring in the Hindu holiday calendar and is celebrated in India and Nepal. Yellow is the auspicious color to wear:  the color of happiness and the color of the mustard that is blooming at this time. (In my neighborhood in Seattle, witch hazel is already unfurling its yellow fragrant petals.) Continue reading