AP PHOTOS: Images from India's Holi festival

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In this photo taken Thursday, March 21, 2013, a Hindu man from the village of Nangaon throws colored powder on others as they sit on the floor during prayers at the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holy festival, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana 115 kilometers ( 71 miles) from New Delhi, India , Thursday, March 21, 2013. During Lathmar Holi the women of Barsana beat the men from Nandgaon, the hometown of Krishna, with wooden sticks in response to their teasing as they depart the town. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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Hindus in India celebrated the festival of Holi on Wednesday by painting each other in bright colors, distributing sweets and squirting water at fellow festival-goers. The holiday begins each year with a bonfire, followed the next day by paint throwing to celebrate the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil.

Here are some images from the colorful celebration.

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