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Understanding the Culture of Indian States [Infographic]

Indian States - While diversity is the essence of our Indian culture, many of us are unaware of the differences that actually unite various regions of the country. Here are the major dividing yet uniting cultural differences

India Between the Pages – Books that Describe the Land & Culture

Here is taking a look at some of Good books about India that are set against the backdrop of different parts of India. Here the locational setting is as much a part of the narrative as the story or plot itself. And hence, in many ways, these books help to discover India, its history, culture

Paan Culture in India – Love in a Heart Shaped Betel Leaf

The paan, though not as sophisticated as the advantages and traditions associated with betel leaves, nonetheless, impacts a strong cultural landscape. There are however, two sides to it.

Art of Rangoli – Origin, Significance of this Art form in Indian Culture

Art of Rangoli- the ground is the canvas for this art – be it the artificial floor of the house or concrete roads. The patterns are mainly created out of artificial dry colours, but in its original form rangoli is made from coloured rice, sand, flour, or simply flower petals.

The Celebration of New Year in Various Cultures of India

India too participates in the New Year celebrations, it’s interesting to note that Indian’s celebrate not one but many New Years’. Because of the large mix of religions and regions that comprise and contend together

The Indian Epics in Popular Culture

The epics continue to survive in this manner not only by word of mouth and traditions passed down through generations, but more so because of the way in which they have been adapted into popular culture.

Cricket as Part of Indian Culture

The dedication and love for cricket in India is an incredible indication of progress and harmony. Today we see a dream in the eyes of many teens to be the next Sachin or the next Dhoni of the country.

Puffed Rice – A Simple Ingredient in Many Indian Food and Culture

Puffed rice has a history of usage in India and is made not only into snacking items, but also in many parts offered in temples and prayers.

Traditional Homes of South India, Culture of Generations

We shall delve into the homes of southern India and take a look at the old traditional homes that have always been the landmarks of a joint family system

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