Tag: Indian Culture

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Turmeric – The Flawless Flavor of Indian Culture

Turmeric or Haldi is one such Indian kitchen/social/religious ingredient that has for years been a vital part of the Indian culture, adding color and flavors into all that it is poured into.
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10 Unknown Facts of Ikat: The Magical Weave of India

These facts about Telia Rumaal (Puttpaka) ikat craft would blow your mind off, came from horse’s mouth (Padmashri Gajam Govardhana) and not available anywhere else:
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Durga Puja – A Heartfelt Celebration

Durga Puja is probably the best carnival of sorts that is much more than just a religious celebration of good over evil.
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Navaratri Kolu – Festival of Dolls

Just less than a week left for the massive celebrations of Navaratri or Dussehra to start. The country becomes colourful and the goddess would be worshipped throughout.
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Prajne – Ancient Artifacts Get a New Life

”Prajne” which means consciousness in Kannada is to pay a heartfelt tribute to the old age artifacts of ancient India. Let’s check out her story which inspired her to begin with the project.
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If You Can Read This – Thank a Teacher!

In the words of Dr. Radhakrishnan, ‘Teachers should be the best minds in the country.’ Wishing the best of our minds a Happy Teacher’s Day and hoping that they help fulfill the real definition of education
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Manikarnika: Uncovering the Other Side Of Varanasi

At the Manikarnika Ghat, death is celebrated. This burning ghat is also termed as Maha Shamshan where chants are sung every hour of the day and dead bodies are cremated for eternal peace.
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Traditional Family Homes of North India; The Joy of Living Together

Roughly dividing our discourse into two parts, let us forge ahead in this series to look at some of the traditional old homes of Northern India.
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Warli Paintings – A Timeless Folk Art Form of India

The Warli paintings, created by the Warli tribe, residing in the north Sahyadri Range is one such priceless art form that though carried on for years by the tribe has found fame, appreciation and usability in today’s modern times.
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Chapatis – Tasting the time!

Chapattis may look humble fodder on our splendid platters or a taken for granted item in our kitchens, its quiet resilience to survive through time, space and forms speaks about its indispensability at some level.

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