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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. 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!
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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)
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Indian Cooking - Oils
Indian food is known for its spicy, tangy, zesty flavor. A variety of oils are used to create these mouth smacking Indian delicacies. Learn more about oils that have been used in Indian cooking over ages!
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 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.
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