Festivals

Diwali

Diwali is one of the most celebrated, important, and know festivals. It is celebrated by millions of people all around the world. This festival is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists. Even though, it is celebrated in different religions, it basically symbolizes the same though which is “light over darkness”, and “good over evil”. Diwali is also very well known as the festival of lights.2Diwali-festival-in-North-India.gif Continue reading “Festivals”

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Dance

Bharathanatyam is a traditional dance form of India. It is originated from South India. The word “Bharathanatyam” is a combination of two Sanskrit words; “Bharat” which means India and “Natyam” which means dance. And it is also a combination of three Tamil words; “Bhavam” (expression), “Ragam” (music), and “Thalam” (rhythm).  As you might already know, Bharathanatyam is not the only traditional dance form of India. It is one of the main five forms which represent the five elements of nature; water, earth, wind, sky, and fire which is represented by Bharathanatyam.

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South Indian vs North Indian Cuisine

For most of the non-Indian people, there is only one category of food in India which is “Indian food”. In a way, it is correct because yes, food originated from India is Indian food but the truth is that we can put “Indian food” just under that category. India is the most diversified country in the world, especially by its cuisine. So, in India, Indian food is commonly divided into two categories; South Indian & North Indian cuisine. Now, you might ask “Then, what are the differences between South Indian and North Indian cuisine?”

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