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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 Palm Tree
Indians have learnt to find a use for every part of palm trees, making them one of the most useful trees. Though not native to India, the Asian Palmyra Tree, Borassus flabellifer flourishes on the Indian Sub continent. Read more about palm trees in India here.
2. Arts and Crafts Village of Tirupati
Arts and Crafts village (Shilparamam) in Tirupati is emerging as a tourist attraction. It promotes Indian arts and culture in a recreational, park-like atmosphere.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Cow in Indian Culture
It is a well known fact that the cow is a useful domestic animal. But did you know that in India the cow is not just reared but also revered? Read on to know more about cows in Indian culture.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Rangoli - Indian Floor Painting
Rangoli is a colorful floor painting akin to Indian culture. Besides displaying the creativity of Indian women, these decorative patterns have been a crucial link with India’s heritage. Learn more about this customary Indian art here.
10. Little India and Indian Culture
Little India is an area or a stretch with many shops, stores and businesses run by people of India in a foreign country.It plays a vital role in the lives of Indians living in these countries.
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