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Janmashtami 2019: These Photos Celebrate the True Spirit of 'Dahi Handi'

Buzz | Associated Press | August 24, 2019, 8:54 am
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 Differently abled children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event during Janmashtami celebrations at a school in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Differently abled children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event during Janmashtami celebrations at a school in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Devotees celebrate dahi handi on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Devotees celebrate dahi handi on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Differently abled children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event during Janmashtami celebrations at a school in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Differently abled children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event during Janmashtami celebrations at a school in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Govindas form a pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Surat. (Image: PTI)

Govindas form a pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Surat. (Image: PTI)

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 Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Boys warm up before forming a human pyramid to break a 'Dahi Handi' during Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Boys warm up before forming a human pyramid to break a 'Dahi Handi' during Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Visually impaired students celebrate Dahi Handi in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Visually impaired students celebrate Dahi Handi in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Students form a human pyramid to break an earthen pot (Dahi handi) during Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Students form a human pyramid to break an earthen pot (Dahi handi) during Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 People form a human pyramid to break dahi-handi on the occasion of Janmashtami festival, in Mangaluru. (Image: PTI)

People form a human pyramid to break dahi-handi on the occasion of Janmashtami festival, in Mangaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 A boy dressed up as Lord Krishna takes part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

A boy dressed up as Lord Krishna takes part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 A boy breaks a 'Dahi Handi' during celebration of Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

A boy breaks a 'Dahi Handi' during celebration of Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 A youth hangs on to a 'Dahi handi', an earthen pot filled with curd hanging high, as part of celebrations of Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

A youth hangs on to a 'Dahi handi', an earthen pot filled with curd hanging high, as part of celebrations of Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 A boy falls as youth form a human pyramid to break the 'Dahi Handi' during celebration of Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

A boy falls as youth form a human pyramid to break the 'Dahi Handi' during celebration of Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A youth breaks a 'Dahi handi' as part of Janmashtami festival celebrations in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

A youth breaks a 'Dahi handi' as part of Janmashtami festival celebrations in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 People celebrate dahi handi festival on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami in Jodhpur. (Image: PTI)

People celebrate dahi handi festival on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami in Jodhpur. (Image: PTI)

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 A student dressed as Krishna tries to reach an earthen pot tied with a rope during Janmashtami celebrations at a school in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

A student dressed as Krishna tries to reach an earthen pot tied with a rope during Janmashtami celebrations at a school in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Devotees celebrate dahi handi on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Devotees celebrate dahi handi on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations by forming a pyramid on the occasion of Janamashtami in Thane. (Image: PTI)

Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations by forming a pyramid on the occasion of Janamashtami in Thane. (Image: PTI)

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 Govindas form a pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Surat. (Image: PTI)

Govindas form a pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Surat. (Image: PTI)

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 People fall as they form a human pyramid to break the 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People fall as they form a human pyramid to break the 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 School children forming a pyramid to break Dahi Handi on the occasion Krishna Janamashtami in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. (Image: PTI)

School children forming a pyramid to break Dahi Handi on the occasion Krishna Janamashtami in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. (Image: PTI)

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 Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 School children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

School children participate in a 'Dahi Handi' event in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Govindas form a pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

Govindas form a pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Govindas collapse as they try to form a human pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Govindas collapse as they try to form a human pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 A child dressed as Lord Krishna breaks 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

A child dressed as Lord Krishna breaks 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 People form a human pyramid to break the 'Dahi Handi', an earthen pot filled with curd hanging above them, as part of celebrations to mark the Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People form a human pyramid to break the 'Dahi Handi', an earthen pot filled with curd hanging above them, as part of celebrations to mark the Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People form a human pyramid and break 'Dahi Handi' to celebrate Janmashtami festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

Govindas taking part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 Govindas form a human pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

Govindas form a human pyramid to break the Dahi Handi on the occasion of Janmashtami in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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