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An Introduction to Chai

An Introduction to Chai

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Chai is synonymous with the Indic way of life. The history of how Chai (Indian tea) has become an integral part of Indian lifestyle is very interesting.

How did tea come to India?

 Tea was introduced formally to Indians by the British and tea plantation..

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Channapatna Wooden Toys For Kids

Channapatna Wooden Toys For Kids

Lacqucrware of Channapatna is an indigenous industry the like of which is not found anywhere else in the State-Karnataka. Channapatna is a small city located 60 km south-west of Bangalore, on Bangalore-Mysore state highway. It is a home for many skilled artisans who make wooden lacware toys…

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Ravana – A Multidimensional Character- Posing A Real Challenge

Ravana – A Multidimensional Character- Posing A Real Challenge

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Ravana, one of the most powerful beings ever to roam the earth is also known as the supreme anti-hero in Ramayana- one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. Ravana is a multidimensional character projecting both his vices and his academic prowess..

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How to Catch Eyes of Your Guest

How to Catch Eyes of Your Guest

As per Indian tradition guests are considered as God and they are greeted with a bindi or tika on the forehead, just as one adorns the Deity in a temple. To honor the guests we adorn our home as per the culture and tradition.

Masks add a eye-popping splash of colour to a dull corner, brightening..

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Yoga Essential Kit – The Best Yoga Accessories

Yoga Essential Kit – The Best Yoga Accessories

Yoga is the age-old discipline has been the buzzword for a healthier lifestyle for quite some time now. But, having the right yoga accessories can help elevate your practice to the next level.

Make good health a habit with yoga mats and accessories and pack your perfect yoga bag..

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How to Choose Natural Yoga Mat?

How to Choose Natural Yoga Mat?

Yoga is an integral part of ancient Indian wellness practice. As a systematic study the origin of yoga dates back to pre-vedic Indian traditions around 3000 BCE. Yoga and meditation were mentioned in the Rigveda as holistic health practices.

Seals and fossils of Indus Valley civilization showing..

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5 Best Books On Yoga You Must Read

5 Best Books On Yoga You Must Read

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Following self-care exercises like yoga, including physical postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation is universally regarded as the best way for attaining physical, mental and spiritual well being.  

Here’s a list of five books..

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Rice Culture & Traditional Rice Seed Diversity of India

Rice Culture & Traditional Rice Seed Diversity of India

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The traditional cuisine of India is as distinct as its culture and people. Rice is the stand out element in this cuisine. In India rice provides daily sustenance for more than 60% of the population. No other crop has been developed to such an extent,..

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Stories Behind the Indian masks

Stories Behind the Indian masks

Bhaona- Folk Theatre Performance in Assam Pic Source: SandPebblesTours

The inner soul of a culture is reflected through it’s masks!

Masks are used for a wide variety of purposes across India. Masks, an essential component of folk tradition, are used in ethnic dance forms,..

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Silk Weaving Tradition of Assam

Silk Weaving Tradition of Assam

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Silk has been closely associated with the Indian culture. The Silks of India stand out with their soft textures and aesthetic appeal. There are four types of natural silk produced in India. These are known as Mulberry silk, Tasar..

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