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Ayurveda Posted by on Apr 27, 2012

Do you know that the majority of Indian still uses some traditional medicines for variety of ailments? India has a very long tradition of treatment of ailments using alternative medicines. The whole tradition is very ancient and systematic. It dates back to more around 4000 years, when the Vedas (र्वेद – ancient books of Indian…

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Mountain trains in India Posted by on Apr 26, 2012

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

India is not only the land of diverse languages and cultures but also terrains. She is blessed with many picturesque mountains, most notably the Himalayas. The mountains are adorned with diverse flora and fauna. Some of the places are accessible with some mode of transportation such as railways. Today, I would like to present you…

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Identification of Grammatical Gender Posted by on Apr 25, 2012

Hindi language may be hard in one thing, that is the identification of grammatical gender. There are no article in Hindi unlike many other languages such as German which has the article der, die and das which explicitly define the grammatical gender to the reader. As the noun declension depend upon the grammatical gender, a…

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Tattoo Messages Posted by on Apr 24, 2012

Going for a tattoo is an important decision for anyone. Moreover, a good message is more important than the decision of going for a tattoo itself. I never been to this experience but since I am working for this page, I receive numerous requests from the enthusiasts of Hindi which asks for the translation of…

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Short Story in Hindi – King and foolish Monkey Posted by on Apr 23, 2012

Today, I will present you another fable from a very famous series of animal fables from ancient India which is called Panchatantra (पञ्चतन्त्र – Five Principles) that we discussed in previous post on short stories. What amaze me the most about these over 2 thousand year stories is, 1) human behavior and nature is well…

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Premchand Posted by on Apr 22, 2012

Today, I will talk about a legendary writer from modern Hindi literature world. He is considered as Indian Shakespeare by many Hindi writers. His works are mandatory in upper education in Hindi just like the work of Shakespeare in English. In secondary education, you will find his short stories in the Hindi lessons. His imprint…

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Conversations in Hindi – Going to Movies Posted by on Apr 21, 2012

Hindi movies from Bollywood are very famous not just in India but all over the world. You city might be showing some dubbed Hindi movies or even in Hindi for the Indian diaspora in your locality. Asking suggestions for a good movie, getting tickets and everything else seems so easy when you are going to…

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