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Why Do Indian Women Wear Bangles

The tradition of wearing bangles in India started way back in ancient times. However, even today, women love to wear bangles to enhance their feminine grace and beauty with the help of bangles that are available in various colors and models. The word bangle has been derived from the HINDI

Scientific explanation of touching feet

In India, traditionally touch the feet of their elders, seniors, teachers, respected persons is a custom. It comes in the manners and the symbol of honor. Male children are taught to touch the feet of their elders from the beginning. The daughter in law also touch the feet in her

Why Do We Fast?

Most devout Indians fast regularly or on special occasions like festivals and Ekadashis. On such days they do not eat at all, eat once or make do with fruits or a special diet of simple food.Fasting in Sanskrit is called upavaasa. Upa means "near" + Vaasa means "to stay". Upavaasa

Why do we start our meal with spice and End With Sweet

If you have ever eaten a traditional meal in weddings or festivals, you will know that the staple dal, vegetables, chapati, rice and pickles are served in the beginning and sweets are served at the end. Our ancestors stressed upon the fact that every meal should start with spicy foods

Scientific and spiritual significance of Applying Tilak/KumKum On The Forehead

Spiritual significance:The Tilak as we know is recognized as a religious mark mainly in our Sanatan Dharma (Hinduism) generally invokes a feeling of sanctity in the wearer and others seeing it. A white sandalwood tilak mark signifies purity, a red kumkum mark signifies valour and is a blessing for victory

Scientific Reasons Behind Throwing Coins into a River

The general reasoning given for the act; throwing coins into a River is that it brings Good Luck. However, scientifically speaking, in earlier times when civilization was booming in India their main need resource was water and it was mainly used for agriculture, cooking, drinking, etc. so they have to

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