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...
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 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...
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...
West Bengal has one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse states of India. The people of West Bengal inherit their identity and aspiration from the larger Indian mosaic. One can still capture the colonial area in its relics...
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...
head: Hindu Religious Traditions Paper
Hindu Religious Traditions Paper
University of Phoenix
WORLD RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS I REL/133
July 25, 2008
This paper will inform the reader of what sacred elements characterize the Hindu religious traditions...
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).
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...
3 National festivals
Independence Day, August 15, commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule. The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth of the world`s biggest democracy as a national festival.
Till Independence, there is no true national...
November 29, 2013
Religious and Ethnic Groups
Hinduism is a complex religion. It is the world’s largest religion, after Christianity and Islam, with over a billion followers. It originated in India and is a mixture of religious, philosophical, and cultural ideas and practices. Hinduism...
Dr. Steven Lance
Holi: The Festival of Colors
Imagine yourself covered with powdered colors like red, blue, purple and even green on your face, clothes and hair. Moreover, people are throwing eggs and water balloons on you, but you don’t care because you would dance...
Tourism in India
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Every year, more than 3 million tourists visit the Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Tso Moriri Lake, Ladakh
Tourism in India is a large industry. The World Travel and Tourism Council...
destinations in India amongst the travelers from India and abroad. When the place comes of tourist spots, one cannot stop himself from places like Cochin, Manner, Alleppey, and Kumarakom, which offer an additional flavor for people traveling to Kerala.
Located on the west coast of India, Mumbai is...
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Holi Festival Today.................................................................................................................. 16
Impacts of Holi festival towards India and its tourism...
CULTURAL HERITAGE OF INDIA WITH EMPHASIS ON 20TH CENTURY
Culture is a central instrument of discovering, integrating and asserting the national identity of India which truly and inevitably pluralistic. Culture permeates every sphere of human activity, determines and governs life and pattern of Indian...
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...
India has always intrigued and fascinated the tourist fraternity with its cultural and geographical richness, architectural marvels, exclusive heritage sites, majestic monuments, and exotic flora and fauna. The awe-inspiring country has zillions of unexplored travel places which offer an unforgettable...
How your beliefs make up a religious belief system
I believe that Christianity is one true religion. I believe that no matter what race, gender, and denomination we all serve one God. Many people would disagree with me that is my personal opinion. I believe everything that I read in the Bible...
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Role of Youth in promoting Communal harmony in India
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When my son was about six his classmate asked him about his religion. My son could not answer him as that was the first time someone had asked him that question. He did not know what...
India is a city of FAIRS AND festivals but imagine if there were no festivals what would happen?
I know a life without these amazing festivals would become like hell. Firstly we would have no holidays and secondly no celebrations .and as we all know a normal routine life is really boring .following...
Pollution in India
While India is proving itself to be a major powerhouse economically its environment is suffering in a major way. Air pollution, water pollution and garbage are serious problems in India. These are causing degradation of land, resource depletion, environmental degradation...
AND THE STATE OF INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE IN INDIA
The Present Context:
As the second largest democracy in the world, India sustains a political system identified itself as the Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic. It has a history of long-standing tolerance and peace...
Indian Tribes :
Among the 68 million citizens of India who are members of tribal groups, the Indian tribal religious concepts, terminologies, and practices are as varied as the hundreds of tribes, but members of these groups have one thing in common: they are under constant pressure from the major...
Mumbai /mʊmˈbaɪ/, also known by its former name Bombay, is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India, and the fifth most populous city in the world, with a total metropolitan area population of approximately 20.5 million. Along with the neighbouring...
The civilizations of the Indus River Valley were a very unique group for a number of reasons. As with most ancient civilizations, the social, political and economic systems were guided by religious beliefs. For ancient Indians; however, religious practice literally dictated most levels...
RATIONALE AND DISTINCTIVE FEATURES
Educational documents stress the importance of ‘Personal Social and Health Education’, ‘Religious and Moral Education’ and ‘Social Subjects’. Indeed, the 5-14 National Guidelines (2000) states that “Our physical, emotional and social health is inextricably linked...
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...
Religious Tourism in Asia and the Paciﬁc
Religious Tourism in Asia and the Pacific
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Religious Tourism in Asia and the Pacific ISBN-13: 978-92-844-1380-5 Published and printed by the World...