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Kolhapuri Chappals of India
The Indian dressing sense is constantly changing and western attire is more commonly accepted now than before. However some traditional Indian dressing accessories like the Kolhapuri chappal will never get out of fashion despite varying trends. Find out more here.
Lamps in Indian Culture
Traditional lamps which are lighted using oil or fat are an integral part of Indian culture. Several customary religious rituals revolve around lighting lamps. Learn more about the significance of lighting lamps in Indian Culture in this article.
Learn Hindi Through English - Book Review
Hindi is the official language recognized in India. ‘Learn Hindi in 30 Days Through English’ is a self learning guide to Hindi. Here is a review of this book.
Maatu Pongal Festival
Cows are revered in India and are the most useful farm animals. Milk supplied by cows gives several people in rural areas a steady stream of income. Maatu (cow in Tamil language) Pongal is a day when the cow is honored and its services recognized.
Magic Pot Magazine Review
Magazines in English for children are few in India and Magic Pot is certainly one of the best options available for kids in Nursery and Primary school. Here is a review on Magic Pot Magazine.
Namaste - The Indian Salutation
Namaste! Learn to say hello the Indian way.
National Anthem of India
Indians are known to be a diverse community with differences in lifestyles and beliefs. However, when the soft melody of the National Anthem echoes, every Indian jumps up in awe, respect and patriotic fervor. Here are the lyrics and meaning of India’s 100 year old National Anthem.
New Year in India
Indians don’t greet the New Year on 1st January alone but on different dates all through the calendar year. Read on to know more about Indian New Year Days!
Onam Festival of India
Onam is a delightful festival celebrated in the South Indian state of Kerala. The festivities that last for ten days culminate in ‘Thiruonam’ laced with the traditions of Indian celebrations. Here’s more on Onam festival.
Paari Vettai - South Indian Hunting Festival
An ancient hunting festival observed in South India goes beyond religious significance and brings communities together. But is this at the cost of destroying animal wealth? Read on to know more.
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