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Madras Bashai – the flamboyant lingo of Chennai

Author – Arvinda Soundararajan Tamil Nadu has been hogging the headlines over the last few months for various reasons. First it was the state’s beloved...

The Manja Makers behind Uttarayan

During Uttarayan, a manja maker prepares about 100-250 charkhis every day for kite enthusiasts participating in the International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad

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

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

A Window to Kerala Culture: An Enchanting Land

Kerala culture is an eclectic mix of south Indian culture, traditions and customs. Individual characteristics stand out across North, Central and South Kerala.

Indian Winter Foods – Mouthwatering and Healthy!

So let’s buffet around the must-have Indian winter foods sprawled out in our homes and prepared with much arduous dedication over generations.

Experiencing Theyyam, Traditional Folk Art Form of Kerala

Theyaam, a thousand-year-old ritual since the folklore has it that these Human Gods solve all the problems who pray to them.  

Tibetan Culture Influenced Five Street Food of McLeod Ganj

McLeodganj has so much to offer to food lovers and is considered to be a paradise for exciting range of cuisine which is inspired by the culture of Tibet.

8 Lehenga Designs to Wear to a Traditional Event

As for the ethnic outfits, the designer Lehenga suit and is a must-have piece to any Indian woman. The bride to be, bride’s maid, friends and relatives at a wedding always have a certain type of Lehenga on.

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.

Delicacies that Compete to be the National Dish of India

When it comes to declaring the NATIONAL DISH of a country, it becomes quite difficult for a country like INDIA to choose, for it  is too diverse and variegated in the food culture.

Soul-stirring Music in Baul culture of Bengal

The Bauls worship music and are not associated with any mainstream religion. Their music is the culmination point of a huge range of cultures from around the world.

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