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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. 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.
2. 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!
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. Diwali – The Indian Festival of Lights
Diwali or Deepavali is a colorful, delightful festival that symbolizes the heart and soul of Indian culture in more ways than one. Learn more about India’s festival of lights here.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
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. 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. Pongal Festival - Traditions and Customs
The first day of the Tamil month ‘Thai’ is celebrated as Pongal. Several unique traditions and customs form part of this South Indian harvest festival. Learn about these practices here.
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