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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. Christmas Traditions in India
Strictly speaking Christmas is not an Indian Festival. However over the decades and with the growth of the Indian Christian population, Christ’s birth is widely celebrated throughout India. Learn more about Desi Christmas Traditions here.
2. 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.
3. 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)
4. Indian Sitar Instrument
Indian classical music takes pride in several unique musical instruments of which the Sitar is best known. The twangy notes of the Sitar began attracting global audience in the 60's and has maintained its place in world music since then. Here are some interesting facts about the Indian Sitar.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Types of Idli
Idli is a soft, white, round cake that forms a compulsory part of South Indian Breakfast. This Indian Cake has survived over several years and has gone through several modifications as well. Read on and find out about different types of idlis!
8. Peacock – National Bird of India
The peacock, a large and brightly colored bird is indigenous to India and is the National Bird of the country. Found in several parts of India, the peacock and its graceful dance are a special part of Indian Culture. Here are some insights on this elegant bird and its significance to India.
9. 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.
10. 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!
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