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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. 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.
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. Cricket in India
Cricket is the unannounced National game of India. Introduced by the Brits, cricket has managed to capture the attention of millions of Indians, both urban and rural. Find out how cricket carved this unique distinction here.
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. Christianity in India
Christianity is one of the main minority religions in India. Trace the history of Christianity in India, learn about Churches in India and find out the hardships faced by Indian Christians in this article.
7. 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.
8. Indian Cooking – Earthen Cookware
Earthen cooking utensils have continued to occupy a place in Indian Kitchens in spite of new and improved utensils. Though the number of earthen vessels used has come down, some of the benefits of clay cooking has ensured that pots and pans made from mud retain their place. Read more here.
9. 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!
10. 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.
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