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Here are the top ten articles for the Indian Culture Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Indian Baby Shower Customs
The birth of a baby,especially the first one is a grand occasion in India.The mother to be is showered with blessings and gifts before the baby arrives.Baby showers in India have their own unique customs and practices.Here are some interesting customs observed in Indian Baby Showers.
2. Superstitions in India
Indians are a superstitious community who believe that where you walk, what goes before you, what you see and a host of other things dictate the good or bad that happens in life. Here are a few famous Indian Superstitions. (Remember there are hundreds more)
3. Indian Festivals Quiz
Indians are a fun-loving community with plenty of festivals.Laced with legacy, each of these celebrations is accompanied by traditions and customary practices that have been passed on from one generation to the other. Here is a fun quiz to help you check how much you know about Indian Festivals.
4. Traditional Indian Indoor Games
Games and recreational activities have grown along with Indian culture and are an important aspect of Indian life. Though no longer popular, traditional Indian indoor games have been the precedents for several modern games. Learn more in this write up.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Diwali Craft Ideas
Diwali preparations are on. Put on your creative cap and start off with these simple craft projects to add a personal touch to your Diwali celebrations and have fun!
8. Eid al-Adah or Bakrid in India
One of the most important Islamic festivals, Eid al-Adah or Bakrid is observed by Indian Muslims. This article focuses on the customs and traditions of the Bakrid festival of India.
9. 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.
10. Indian Cooking - Oils
Indian food is known for its spicy, tangy, zesty flavor. A variety of oils are used to create these mouth smacking Indian delicacies. Learn more about oils that have been used in Indian cooking over ages!
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