A street vendor sits in front of a colorful cart to sell fresh vegetables at a street market in India
Colorful handicrafts for sale at a local fair in India
Colorful, tubular rice snacks (ready to be fried at home) for sale at a local market in Vadodara, India
Colorful flowers enhance the beauty of an archway of a palace in India
Even deities in India wear colorful clothes or display bright shades of color.
Ganesh also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka, or by numerous other names, is one of the best-known and most worshiped deities in the Hindu pantheon. Ganesh is all about protection and power so much of his symbolism is related to safeguarding us from life’s physical and subtle obstacles.
Here is a depiction of a colorful Ganesh in a garden. A bright pot and flowers add other colors to the setting.
Each state in India has different clothing styles conforming to its culture. The common element is that people wear colorful clothes in not only everyday life, but especially for festivals.
A couple of girls from Gujarat are dressed colorfully for a folk dance performance. Flowers in the background complement their color scheme!