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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Indian Culture Site! These are the top ten articles that your Indian Culture Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Indian Beauty Tips
Indians look good despite complexion variations because they have always looked to nature for wellbeing and use several naturally occurring substances to enhance their appearance. Here are a few common items used in traditional Indian home remedies for beautiful looks.
2. Classical Indian Languages
Tamil, Sanskrit, Kannada and Telugu have the distinction of being called Classical Indian Languages. These languages have been in existence for more than 1000 years and have volumes of ancient manuscripts. Learn more about Classical Indian Languages here.
3. Indian Culture Word Games
Do you know enough words relating to Indian Culture? Then try out these three word games created just for you. Tickle your brains and get started with Hangman, Word Search and Word Scramble on Indian Culture!
4. Indian Sloth Bear
The sloth bear, Melursus ursinus is found throughout forested areas of the Indian sub continent and also in some neighboring countries. There has been a drastic decline in numbers over the years and the Indian sloth bear is an endangered species now. Read on to find out more.
5. The Amy Carmichael Story DVD Review
Amy Carmichael came as a missionary from Ireland to India early in the 19th century and this DVD from the Torchlighters series is an animated account of her arduous attempt to do away with one of India’s nastiest social evils; temple prostitution. Here is a review of The Amy Carmichael Story DVD
6. Indian Cooking - Curry Powders
The word ‘curry’ conjures up images of Indian food. However, this is a term derived from Tamil, a Classic Indian Language and used to denote meat or vegetables cooked in thick sauce, Indian style. Here are some interesting facts about curry powders in Indian cooking.
7. Taj Mahal of India Jigsaw Puzzle
The Taj Mahal is India’s pride and an architectural marvel. Here’s a fun-to-do Jigsaw Puzzle for you to construct your own Taj Mahal. Enjoy!
8. Indian Burial Urns
Archaeological excavations in several regions of South India have revealed huge urns that were used to bury the dead. These earthen coffins have a story to tell about the beliefs and practices of Indians in ancient times. Learn some interesting facts about Indian Burial Urns here.
9. Namaste - The Indian Salutation
Namaste! Learn to say hello the Indian way.
10. Highway On My Plate - Book Review
Highway on my Plate is a must have book for anyone planning to hit Indian roads. This easy to use guide helps you locate the best places to fill your tummy on a long ride in Indian Highways. Read this review to learn what else you can find with Highway on my Plate on your Indian road travels.
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