Category - Culture

The culture of India refers to the way of life of the people of India. India’s languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food, and customs differ from place to place within the country. The Indian culture, often labelled as an amalgamation of several cultures, spans across the Indian subcontinent and has been influenced by a history that is several millennia old.


NRI bride & prejudice

EVERY year we export herds of made-in-Punjab brides to the United States. For many it does lead to living “The American Dream” and yet there are a...


The loss of moral courage

While I did my 9th standard in a village school, there was this back bencher boy, who used to smoke beedi (a thin, Indian cigarette filled with tobacco flake...


Invoking the Goddess

According to the Puranas, when Brahma creates the world, the Goddess appears as Saraswati, embodiment of knowledge, serene and aloof, dressed in white, holding...


Atithi Devo Bhava

Atithi Devo Bhava,  an ancient line taken from the Hindu scriptures and was originally coined to depict a visiting person whose date of arrival and...

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