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Archive for August, 2009

Native Religions of India Posted by on Aug 8, 2009

India is a country of many faiths. Today, I’ll briefly go over some of the native religions of India, but in no way is this a complete list of all the faiths in India. Hinduism – is the predominant relgion of India. About eighty percent of the population are HIndus. It is also one of…

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Masala Chai Posted by on Aug 5, 2009

Do you like to drink tea? If you do, you may like an Indian tea called masala chai (मसाला चाय). Masala chai (मसाला चाय) consists of tea leaves, water, milk, spices and sweetners. There is no fixed way to prepare masala chai (मसाला चाय). Some people boil the tea leaves first and then add the…

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Avatar Posted by on Aug 2, 2009

I was reading some posts on a couple of forums and I happened to come across the word avatar. Did you know that the word avatar comes from the Indian word avataara (अवतार)? In Hindi, avataara (अवतार) means reincarnation. In today’s technological age, an avatar has come to mean an alter ego in the form…

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