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  • 1. My Culture By Mayur Mistry
  • 2. Indian Traditions
    • Lighting Lamp In almost every Indian household, a lamp is lighted before the altar of God in the morning. Some people light the lamp in evening also.
    • Birth Ceremony A priest tells the first letter from which the name of the child should start when it is born.
    • Death Ceremony After a person passes away, the cremation is done according to certain rituals. The rituals continue a few days after the death.
    • Wedding Ceremony Weddings are conducted in India with great a big deal, following various customs and rituals.
    • The wedding is a 3 - 4 or even more days.
  • 3. Indian Festivals
    • Diwali Diwali is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their homes.
    • Holi
    • Holi is a popular spring festival. Holi commemorates the slaying of the demoness Holika.
    • Guru Purnima Guru Purnima is the day, disciples pay respect to their Guru (Spiritual Guide).
    • Ram Navami Ram Navami is a Hindu festival, celebrating the birth of Lord Rama
    • Raksha Bandhan Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Shravan
  • 4. Indian Religions Indian religions are Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism.
    • Hinduism
    • Hinduism is the main and native religious tradition of South Asia.
    • Jainism Jainism is an Indian religion that shows a path to non-violence towards all living things
    • Buddhism Buddhism is a religion surrounding a variety of traditions and beliefs
    • Sikhism Sikhism is a religion founded in fifteenth century Punjab
  • 5. Indian Cities
    • Mumbai Mumbai is the most populous city in India with a population of approximately 12.5 million.
    • Delhi Delhi is the second-largest city by population in India.
    • Bangalore Bangalore is India's third most populous city.
    • Kolkata Kolkata is India's forth most populous city
    • Agra Agra's Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world.
  • 6. Indian Art
    • Indian Art is the art produced on the Indian subcontinent from about the 3rd millennium BC to modern times
    • Jewellery The Indian legacy of jewellery-making, with a history of over 5,000 years.
    • Bronze sculptures The Chola period is also remarkable for its sculptures and bronzes.
    • Indian Fresco Methods of Indian cliff painting gradually evolved throughout many thousands of years
    • Music The music of India includes multiple varieties of folk, popular, pop, and classical music.
  • 7. Indian Sports
    • Cricket Cricket has a long history in India and is the national and most popular sport by a wide boundary in India.
    • Field hockey Field hockey is the official national Sport in India.
    • Badminton Badminton is a popular Sport in India.
    • Netball Netball is a popular Sport in India among Indian women.
    • Kabaddi Kabaddi is a popular sport in India. It is one of the most popular sports in India played mainly among people in villages
  • 8. Indian Cuisine
    • Indian cooking derives from a 5000-year-old timeline.
    • Hindu beliefs and culture have played an influential role in the evolution of Indian cuisine
    • Indian Cooking has however evolved significantly over time
    • Varying influences brought into the country by the various rulers and travellers.
    • This is very apparent in some of the unique regional cuisines.