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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. 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.
4. 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.
5. Holy Week in India
Christians in India who observe the Holy Week that starts with Palm Sunday give importance to Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Here are some insights on what Indians do in the Holy Week and on these two important days.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Indian Table Manners and Etiquette
It is not just Indian food that is distinct in taste and variety but also the manner in which it is consumed. This article is about peculiar Indian table manners which begin with eating with hands and goes on to cover the do’s and don’ts of dining in Indian style.
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