Many of the festivals, rites, rituals and even the dress habits of the adherents of Sanatana Dharma -- the Hindus, have deep spiritual significance and Amma actively encourages their propagation. In this section let us try to discover the Cultural Heritage of India, Her contributions to the world and...
India is a vast country with various castes, creed, and colour hence a large number of festivals are celebrated in India in honour of their gods and goddesses. Since many communities exist here; the ways and method of celebrating these festivals also differ from state to state. But, the basic form of...
India is a land of festivals. People of different communities belonging to different religions live here. As a result, some kind of festival or the other is seen being celebrated with joy and fun on almost all days of the year. These festivals make life colourful and charming as they take people away...
India is a land of fairs and festivals. As different communities belonging to different religions live here, therefore many festivals are celebrated regularly every year. Among these festivals, some are religious; some are based on seasons while some are of national importance. All the festivals are...
stupendous progress that science may have made in any country. This dependence upon Nature gives an added importance to the natural forces in the life of man, who consequently indulges in a variety of religious activities, offerings and prayers designed either to pacify or to please the deified powers which...
Journey into ‘ the Other’
Dr. Vincent Sekhar, S.J.
Personality, a bundle of Experiences
My home town is Madurai, the great temple city in South India. I must have spent more time in the temple premises than in my parish church. The statues, the images of gods and goddesses, gigantic pillars and roofs...
Religious Tourism in Asia and the Paciﬁc
Religious Tourism in Asia and the Pacific
Copyright © 2011, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Calle Capitán Haya, 42 28020 Madrid, Spain
Religious Tourism in Asia and the Pacific ISBN-13: 978-92-844-1380-5 Published and printed by the World...
Navratri, one of the most important festivals in India is popularly known as the festival of worship and dance. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit; Nava meaning Nine and Ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and days, nine forms of Shakti/Devi i.e. female divinity are...
Advantages of Festivals - 1
Festivals celebration is the the culture we got from our past generations.According to the history these festivals are celebrated when they achieve something (symbol of victory),or on the occasions where they are benefited (crop gain,happy with some gatherings etc).
Festivals: Paths to Unity
Festivals play a significant role among all religions, but especially among Hindu and Sikh traditions. Every religion has numerous festivals (rituals), but what is the point of having such ceremonies? I believe festivals play an important role in religious life because...
Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda. Vedas are the primary texts of Hinduism. They contain hymns, incarnations and rituals from ancient India. Their ultimate God is Brahman, it is reality, formless and infinite. Because of the limitations of the human mind the Gods had to be personified. The...
literature, Greek unique style of architecture, mysterious myth, and scientific progress are always worth our admiration. Besides, the grand sports festival “Olympic Games” originated in Greece. In this essay, I will give a full explanation to the Greek arts, literature, history, lifestyle and politics...
lord, who has bestowed
benefits for ever and ever on his subjects, and has established order in the land."
c. BC 1500
Hinduism develops in India with polytheism
Vedas are the poetical and symbolic expression of the spiritual truths of Hinduism, and the Upanishads are the expression of the...
India, the land of rich cultural heritage, has one or the other festival for every month. It is the spiritual and religious richness in India that each festival is related to some or other deity. One of such festival is the 'festival of lights' - Deepawali. It is the glorious occasion...
Group ` ‘ of VB present before you the ‘RELIGIOUS ASPECT OF UTTARAYAN’ in dramatic way.
[Sivam and Shivya meet each other during the Uttarayan holidays. They catch up with each other about the festive moods]
Shivya: Hi Shivam, how is your uttarayan going?
Shivam: Very nice. How about...
31 January 2011
Sikhism Religion: Gurpurb
A festival is a celebration of life. Festival is harmonious, rich, varied and colorful. A festival is a celebration which breaks the tedium of life. They bring peace and joy to the multitudes. Festival provide as symbol to the cultural, social and domestic...
and emphasizes intuition and practice.
Zen Buddhism emphasizes the practice of meditation as a way to gain self-knowledge. It places much less importance on theoretical knowledge, philosophical discussions, and the study of Buddhist writings when compared to other Buddhist traditions. One of the central...
Festivals as a source of life
The importance of festivals in India, a festival is a celebration of life. Festivals for the general public to bring peace and happiness.They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous.The three types of national, religious and seasonal are one. Write the...
By Ella, Emilia and Erin
Indus Religious Population
The main focus upon the beliefs of Hinduism is mostly of practicality
through action rather than psychological seclusion, this explicit through
the immanent connection of believers and their world. Hindus believe in a
cyclic life force...
fast-changing blues of its overarching skies India, to the chilly British mind, has long defined the exotic… ´Characteristics grow more vivid beneath the Indian sky,’
From text pg. 206
pilgrimage sites in India
In religion and spirituality, a pilgrimage is...
study of Holi Festival .......................................................................................... 13
Holi Festival Today.................................................................................................................. 16
Impacts of Holi festival towards India and its tourism...
There are some parts of the world that once visited get into your heart and won’t let go. For me India is such a place when I first visited, I was stunned by the richness of the land by its lush beauty and exotic architecture by its ability to overload its senses with the pure, concentrated intensity...
Abdullah Nanabawa 802
social studies 9/11/14
The Importance Of Culture
There are various diverse cultures in the world. These cultures have different customs that make them more diverse from each other. Cultures are guidelines that guide the people that follow...
India - Population
The 1991 final census count gave India a total population of 846,302,688. However, estimates of India's population vary widely. According to the Population Division of the United Nations Department of International Economic and Social Affairs, the population had already reached...
bound to seep in and influence the culture of organizations within its borders. There are numerous cultural differences between United States and India, and in this discussion I have divided cultural differences at a workplace into three different categories.
The first one is the difference in work...
known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festival preparations and rituals typically...
India is a country of different communities belonging to different religions. So almost every day we see a festival being celebrated with joy and fun.
The festivals make our life colourful and charming. There are some religious festivals, some are based on seasons and some are of national importance...
identity is determined by its own established common symbolic expression. India, which is a land of diverse religious, linguistic, social, cultural and racial groups, is very rich in its symbolism. Each of these groups – be a religious one or a racial one or a cultural one or a linguistic one – has its own...
labour, technology etc from foreign countries to India.
4. Markets expanded. Many of the Indian industries have global markets and India serves as a market for many foreign companies
5. Globalization is responsible for the growth of many industries in India and especially software industry.
Indian festivals are innumerable in number and much varied in the manner of celebrations. Among these, Diwali and Holi perhaps stand as the most Pan- Indian festivals celebrated all over India with great pomp and fanfare. Diwali, known as the festival of light is celebrated to mark the return of Lord...