Festivals of India

Kumari Puja at Belur Math in Bengal

Kumari Puja at Belur Math in Bengal

Worship of the Almighty as Divine Mother is an age-old tradition in India and a refined part of Indian culture. It has been in existence since prehistoric times, but geographically it is limited to …

Kullu Dussehra Festival in the Himalayan region

Kullu Dussehra Festival in the Himalayan region

Why not take a drive to Kullu in Himachal Pradesh if you are flying to Delhi during Dussehra? Kullu, one of the Himalayan valleys in Himachal Pradesh, is a good escape to nature. The reason of …

Why fly to Jaipur for Teej Festival

Why fly to Jaipur for Teej Festival

Teej Festival is as important an occasion as Karva Chauth for the womenfolk of Rajasthan. This regional festivity is a celebration of Goddess Parvati’s reunion with Lord Shiva and a tradition for …

Sikkim Festivals: A celebration of life, culture & nature

Sikkim Festivals: A celebration of life, culture & nature

Life in Sikkim is a never-ending festivity. Sikkim, a hilly abode of the Hindus, the Buddhists and the Nepalese in northeast India, celebrates its rich cultural heritage through festivals round the …

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10 different varieties of dosa in Hyderabad

10 different varieties of dosa in Hyderabad

Gone are the days when Dosa used to be a typical Hyderabadi delicacy. Hyderabad has lost its monopoly over the dish as it has rolled into the cuisines of other communities all over India. However, the delicious …

Laddu, the king of Indian sweets

Laddu, the king of Indian sweets

Indian sweets are so varied that they outnumber the sweets in any other part of the world. The diversity of Indian festive cultures across different language-speaking regions is reflected by the different tastes of …

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