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Lambani – The Afghani “Lavana” Merchants Tribe of India

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The Lambani were mainly a tribe of Rajasthan and had alternative names like Lamani, Lambadi, and Banjara. “Laman” is a word of...

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Festivals of India which everybody should see at-least once

Culture

India is a country of many festivals. The vast ethnic diversity of our country accounts for the many religious festivals of India which are...

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Attukal Pongala : Celebration of Womanhood with Fire in Hearths and Prayer in Hearts!

Culture

The capital city of Kerala is in a vibrant mood. It has literally transformed into an ocean of women. Women of all ages, most of them...

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The Khasi Tribe-Where Women are the Rulers…

Culture

Residing in the Meghalaya state of North East India, and a small number living in Assam and Bangladesh, the Khasi tribe people are thought...

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Fascinating Art Forms of Kerala : Classical Arts, Bizarre Rituals and Dancing Deities!

Culture

If you watch various traditional art forms of Kerala, you can realize the diverse nature of cultural echoes. You can comprehend the...

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The Toda Tribe- The Cut off People of South India

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The Toda Tribe residing in the southern part of India is a small countrified community who worship buffalos and have dairymen who are...

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The Reang Tribe of Tripura

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The Reang is a bucolic tribe, and one of the 21 scheduled tribes of the state of Tripura. A small mistake by the Indian government during...

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Gudi Padwa : The Maharastrian New Year!

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Gudi Padwa marks the onset of New year in Maharashtra and the start of spring season. It is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra month...

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Naga Warriors – The Ancient Fighter Tribes of India

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The Nagas are an old warrior tribe, which according to the myths are of Mongoloid origin. They had probably migrated from the border...

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Baigas – An Old Dravidian Tribe

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One of the primary tribes of India, the Baigas, are semi-nomadic Dravidians living in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh,...

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Kalbelia: Indian Tribe and their Dance Form

Culture

Do you remember the snake charmer in the village or movie? With a colorful turban, round cane box with a snake inside, and a pungi (musical...

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The hidden Tribes of India

Culture

India is a country which has strongly held to its roots. Even in the advancing era, it is a country which has not forgotten its culture....

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My Date with Bangalore Food

Culture

This is my first blog and it comes straight from my heart for the love of this city named “BANGALORE” or “BENGALURU” (as known...

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Taking care of your daughters – Part I

Culture

A reference guide for those difficult moments Being The Kindergarten Cop (or parents of girls of age 5-7 years) Be it a determined toddler,...

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Pongal celebration in Tamil Nadu

Culture

Story Behind the types of Pongal…….. Pongal festival is also known as “Thai Pongal” celebrated on the first day of the month...

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Changing perception of love – Some food for Thought!

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The other day my 8 year old niece asked me, ‘aunty, have you ever said I love you to my mum?’.  I said no. Then she again asked...

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5 wonderful ways to be a modern practicing Hindu

Culture

Hinduism is the oldest religion of the world and there is a reason why it has passed the test of time over and over again. The beauty of...

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Is Chanting of Shlokas beneficial?

Breaking myth, Culture, Natural living

Does Chanting of Shlokas affect our well being? Our ancestors were not fond of doctors, surgeries and medicines. Still, they lived a...

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Gujarat’s Navratri Colors!

Culture, Travel

Worship, in the form of hypnotic rhythmic dances around the idol of Maa Durga (Maa Amba) or light (as a source of energy) for nine divine...

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Navratri: 9 Divine Nights of Worship

Culture

Navratri literally means nine nights and each night is dedicated to one of the nine avatars of Maa Durga. People in different state...

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