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Showing posts with label Culture of India. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Culture of India. Show all posts

20 life lessons I learnt living in India


20 life lessons I learnt living in India
I have been to many countries but I have to admit, India has to be one of the coolest countries in the world. Living in India has been a great experience and …
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Diwali, the festival of lights – Top places to celebrate Diwali


Diwali, the festival of lights – Top places to celebrate Diwali
In the past, I have mentioned numerous reasons to visit India . But it seems as if I have forgotten to mention Diwali . Thanks to the Indian Diaspora, Diwali i…
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Things you wanted do know when visiting an Indian home for dinner


Things you wanted do know when visiting an Indian home for dinner
Visiting India will not be complete without visiting an Indian home. If you intend to visit India and planning to visit someone at their home then here are som…
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Cow dung is still used in India for cooking


Cow dung is still used in India for cooking
Did you know that cow dung is still used in rural India for cooking? In fact, when I visit my grandparent’s home in the village ( Bihar ), I still see my relat…
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Indian holy man smoking chillum


Indian holy man smoking chillum
The Hindu holy man called “sadhu” seen in this picture seems to be smoking a chillum. A chillum is a smoking device invented in India used to smoke cannabis, c…
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Babies tossed from the roof in this bizarre Indian tradition


Babies tossed from the roof in this bizarre Indian tradition
This is a ritual that would terrify most mothers. The worshippers at the shrine of Baba Sheikh Umar Saheb Dargah at the “Musti village” in the district of Sola…
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Shy Indian women


Shy Indian women
Have you ever wondered why Indian women are shy? I think they are shy because they are told from a young age not to associate with boys. I hardly talked to boy…
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Introduction to Indian cinema


Introduction to Indian cinema
Did you know that India has a very vibrant Film Industry? It is considered as the biggest film industry in the world. So much so that, India’s film industry ha…
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Culture of India


Culture of India
Culture of India is a complex phenomenon. In its broadest sense, it includes everything a society does. It can also be limited to a particular social class (wo…
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Bhang, India’s holy marijuana


Bhang, India’s holy marijuana
India has to be one of very few countries in the world where one can legally stand on the street and have a cannabis drink without being arrested. The reality …
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Rajputs of Rajasthan


Rajputs of Rajasthan
The word “Rajputs” translates literally as “sons of kings”. Among the warrior castes of north western India, Rajputs are famous for their chivalry, gallantry, …
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Namaste World. I am Diya. My life in India: (Multiculturalism for Children). Teach kids about India

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