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Indian Waterfalls Posted by on Mar 22, 2011

There is nothing more refreshing than to stand under the mighty weight of a waterfall. In the summer, they are an alternative to cooling down. There are many outstanding waterfalls in India that attract lots of tourists. One of these fascinating waterfalls is a waterfall called Kempty Falls. Kempty Falls is located in Uttaranchal. Kempty…

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Kumauni Holi Posted by on Mar 20, 2011

In the Indian state of Uttarakhand (उत्तराखण्ड), there is a district called Kumaon (कुमाऊं). The people of this district celebrate a lively festival called Kumauni Holi (कुमाँऊनी होली). The townspeople celebrate Kumauni Holi with joyous singing and dancing that is accompanied by music. The Kumauni Holi is a joyous occasion because it signifies the coming…

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Hindu Temples Posted by on Mar 17, 2011

Hindu temples in India are as countless as the stars in the sky, but only a few temples manage to stand out above the rest. Dakshineswar Kali Temple is located in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is about thirty meters high and was built to honor the Hindu goddess Kali. Kali is the…

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Lathmar Holi Posted by on Mar 14, 2011

Lathmar Holi (लट्ठमार होली) is a festival that takes place in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (उत्तर प्रदेश). In Uttar Pradesh there is a small town called Barsana (बरसाना). Every year in a festival called Lathmar Holi, wives beat their husbands with sticks called Lathi (लाठी). The only protection that the husbands have is…

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Theyyam Posted by on Mar 12, 2011

Theyyam is a generic name for a deity that is worshipped in the Indian state of Kerala. These rituals are often held in front of temples in front of a crowd. An individual will play the part of the deity with decorated masks and makeup. Then the individual will dance to the music or perform…

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Goan Food Posted by on Mar 3, 2011

The Indian state of Goa is one of the most interesting regions in India. Goa is an area that was under Portuguese rule in the 1500s. As a result, the Goan region is a mixture of Portuguese and Goan influences. These Portuguese influences can be seen in the Goan culture and cuisine. For instance, Vindaloo…

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Proverbs in Hindi Posted by on Mar 1, 2011

Let me show you today some of the common proverbs that we use quite often in our daily conversations. Please have a look on how to use these proverbs by the following example sentences. Also, take a note that the proverb seems to repeat as a next sentences after each example sentence in Hindi. It…

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