Culture & Tradition of India

India boasts of strong culture & traditions. This category introduces you to different aspects of Indian cultural traditions.

Writing “Father” Word in 58 Different Languages

Father In Different Languages: Saying Dad In Different Languages

After mother, ‘father’ is the word that almost all the kids learn to speak. It gives a man immense pleasure to be called ‘dad’, ‘daddy’, ‘baba’, ‘papa’ or even ‘abbu’ by his child. In fact, he eagerly waits for the moment in his life. Have you ever wondered how other children across the globe call out to their father? Do …

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History of Eid-Ul-Fitr For Students And Children

History of Eid-Ul-Fitr - End of Ramadan

Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims last for 29 to 30 days. The end of the Ramadan marks the beginning of the Eid-ul-Fitr. Eid occurs on the first day of the Shawwal, the tenth month of Islamic calendar. According to the history of Islam and traditions on the last day of Ramadan after sunset, people start sighting the crescent …

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Famous Recipes prepared during Eid-ul-Fitr

Eid-ul-Fitr Recipes: Eid-ul-Fitr is a festival that is widely celebrated by the Muslim Community across the world. In India, Muslims comprise of the second largest community, after the Hindus. Thus, Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated with great zeal and gusto, in the country. In fact, the festival serves as a lively example of the communal harmony that India basks in. The spirit …

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Eid-ul-Fitr Customs & Traditions Information

Eid ul Fitr Customs

Eid-ul-Fitr Customs & Traditions: Eid-ul-Fitr, also known as Choti Eid, is celebrated by different names in different Muslim nations. It is called Idul Fitri in Indonesia, Shemai Eid in Bangladesh, Hari Raya Puasa or Hari Lebaran in Malaysia and Ramazan Bayrami in Turkey. It marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. While, it is celebrated in varied ways …

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Eid-ul-Fitr Activities For Indian Muslim Community

Eid-ul-Fitr Activities: Islam Culture & Traditions

Eid-ul-Fitr Activities For Muslim: Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated with tremendous enthusiasm and fervor across the globe. All over the world, Muslims perform many activities on this day of immense significance. They wake up early in the morning, take bath and wear their clothes. After dressing up well for the occasion, they eat breakfast, which mostly includes dates and head to the …

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Eid-ul-Fitr Decoration Ideas For Muslim

Eid ul Fitr Decorations

Eid-ul-Fitr Decoration Ideas: Festivals have long been associated with pompous decorations, glitzy fervor and colorful illuminations. Eid-ul-Fitr is no exception to this rule. The unique charm of the festival is manifest in the elaborate embellishment that adorns the otherwise modest abode of Eid-ul-Fitr celebrators. Every Muslim home radiates splendor and magnificence on this auspicious day. People bedeck their surroundings with …

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Ramadan Fasts: Routine, Prayers & Eid-Ul-Fitr

Ramadan Fasts: Islam Culture & Traditions

India is such a diversified country, when it comes to different religions. Every religion has its own customs and tradition to follow. The 4 primary religions are: Hinduism Muslim Sikhism & Christianity Different religions have different customs to follow. People fast and worship their gods. Fasting is a part of every religion but the way to carry out these fast …

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Buddhism in India: Buddhist Culture & Tradition

Buddhism in India: Buddhist Culture & Tradition

Buddhism in India flourished during the reign of King Ashoka (274 – 232 B.C.). In the 2nd century B.C., King Kanishka sponsored a fourth religious council at Kashmir, at which the Sanskrit canon of the scriptures is said to have been fixed. This fixation was demanded by the new schism that broke between two radically different concepts of Buddhism, to become …

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Buddha Poornima Holiday: Sa-ga zla-ba, Vesak

Buddha Poornima: The Holy Day

Vesak is the day the Buddhists regard as the most important one in their religious calendar. While the Theravadas call it by the name of Vesak, it has got different names, depending on the places where it is observed. For instance, in India, the land of Buddha, the Day is more familiar as the Buddha Poornima holiday, the full moon …

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Akshaya Tritiya Significance in Hindu Religion

Akshaya Tritiya Significance: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Akshaya Tritiya is one of the most significant days, both, according to the Hindu calendar and mythology. Calendar wise (traditional Hindu), it falls on the third day of the bright half of Vaishakha (late April – early May), when the sun and the moon are in exalted positions and at the peak of their brightness. Such a phenomenon happens only …

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