Culture

10 Major Festivals of India

The land which is known all over the globe for its cultural and religious diversity, India, observes festivals throughout the year. People belonging to...

The caste system in India

The caste system in India is a system of social stratification, which is now also used as a basis for affirmative action. Historically, it separated communities into thousands  of...

National Festivals of India – Part 1

The word ‘Festival’ has its origin in the Latin word ‘Festivus’ meaning merry or happy. Festivals, true to their meaning, are a time for...

Indian Classical dance forms – Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali, Kathak, Odissi

The art form, Indian Classical Dance is not only a tradition but also a medium for expressing the philosophy of Indian thought through postures...

Kumbh Mela

India is a land of fairs and festivals and one such fair that attracts a number of people from around the world is Kumbha...

Mural Paintings – Art on wall and ceilings

“Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.” , said the famous painter Picasso and the quote is clearly justified by different forms...

Events and Festivals in Puri

Puri is mostly described and defined as a holy place of India. People often come here to experience the holy and divine spirits of...

10 Major Religions of the World – Must Know Facts

Buddhism Buddhism was founded by Gautam Buddha (563-483 BC) in 528 BC. He was born in Lumbini of Nepal as Siddhartha. Buddhism is followed in...

Folk dances of India

Folk Dances Of India : India is a land of varied cultures and tradition. Each region of the country has its unique culture. Diversities in...

Kathak – An introduction

Kathak is one of the important dance forms of India. Kathak has been derived from the word Katha, which means storytelling. This form of...
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Art during the Middle Ages was different based on...

Literature of Ancient India: Sanskrit Drama

The origin of Sanskrit drama is in obscurity; there...

The Bhakti Movement of the Medieval Age

The Bhakti Movement, one of the most remarkable features...

Saivism: Origin, Principles and Kinds

The origin of Saivism may be traced to, as...

Sikhism – An Introduction to Sikh Religion

Sikhism had its origin in the teachings of Guru...