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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
Pagan Festivals
There are eight major pagan festivals celebrated by Wiccans and other pagans. Yes, just like other religions, they have a set of religious festivals that they observe and celebrate.
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Holidays >> Beltaine
Holidays >> Yule
Holidays >> Imbolg
Indian Paint Brush: Correspondences
Castilleja spp. Folk Names: Snake's Friend, Snake's Matches Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Water Deity: Power: Love...
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Important Indian Festivals
Important Indian Festivals. Holi also celebrates Krishna and the legend of Holika and Prahlad.
Hindu Festivals & Holy Days
Hindu Festivals & Holy Days. Baisakhi (Vaisakhi): first day of the Hindu new year is marked by Baisakhi, primarily a harvest festival.
Indian Calendars
festivals, performance of ceremonies or rites and on astronomical and astrological matters. Every family in India possesses a panchang.
Educator's Guide
Indian government tourist office site

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Labour shortage, rising cost affect artisans, take zing out of festivities
Indian festivals are incomplete without idols. However, this year, artisans in Kumartuli, the country's only potter-colony nestled in the dinghy bylanes of north Kolkata, are jostling hard to complete orders. It's a similar story in Mumbai.
Biryani: a symbol of the country
often at restaurants in North India as a so-called 'regional biryani' is the 'moplah' biryani of Kerala which is just one of the many excellent biryanis of the region though it has become a staple of restaurant and hotel “South Indian festivals.
TMJ unveils Queen's Collection
In fact, some of the biggest Indian festivals have their roots in celebration of achievements of kings and queen. With their latest collection, TMJ aims to recreate the era and make you feel like a Queen.
6 Raksha bandhan tales from history and mythology
Like all Indian festivals, the festival of rakhi has numerous tales associated with it. Here are some you may or may not have heard. Everyone loves a good story and when it is about a festival it's even better, isn't it?
Hindu-Muslim revelry is something I cherish: Salman
Bhai as he is lovingly called, Salman at the moment is mighty excited about the release of his new film 'Bodyguard' which opens on the day when two big Indian festivals - Eid and Ganesh Chaturthi are expected to fall on the same day this year.

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Holidays in India - Indian Festival 2011, Indian Holidays 2011
India presents a cultural potpourri of number of religions, with their own festivals and celebrations.
Indian Festivals Calendar 2011 - Indian Festivals Date 2011, Indian
Here is a comprehensive calendar of Indian festivals in 2011/2012. The festival calendar also includes festival dates in 2011/2012.
Public holidays in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
India, being a culturally and religiously diverse society, celebrates various holidays and festivals.
Manas: Culture, Festivals of India
Though India is often and justly described as a land of many religions and innumerable languages, it might well be described as a land of festivals as well.
Festivals of India - TajOnline
In India, the celebrations of fairs and festivals form a wondrous and joyful series of events, marking the rites of passage between birth, death and renewal.

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