Red, yellow, blue, and green are a few of Google’s favourite colours all year round, but today ,the search engine giant putting them front and centre for an extra special reason.
It’s time for Holi — the age-old festive ritual marking the end of winter, the coming of spring, and symbolically, the triumph of good over evil. Family and friends come together to feast, dance, and laugh together while dousing each other with coloured powder and water.
Today’s Guest Doodle by Amrita Marino depicts dhol players amongst a cloud of colour. These traditional drummers move from house to house, adding a peppy, musical touch to the day’s festivities. The four main powder colours carry with them a piece of symbolism. Red signifies love and fertility; yellow is the colour of turmeric, a natural remedy; blue represents the beloved Krishna; green symbolises spring and new beginnings.