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Shiva-lingam

Shiva-lingam, India’s most emblematic hindu representation

The Shiva-lingam, or simply the lingam, is an enduring emblem of the Hindu faith in India. Several theories exist to explain the origin of this ancient and emblematic representation, but many share common ground in the belief it relates to fertility cults of aeons past. This is largely down to the phallic shape it’s synonymous […]

Indian wedding

What Traditional Indian Wedding Outfits Do Male And Female Guests Wear?

If you’ve already attended an Indian wedding reception as a guest, you might already know that pomp, show and colour are part of the clothing tradition, as much regarding men outfits as women dresses. Saree, lehenga, kurta, sherwani… There are many options for the men and women to choose from. If you don’t know what kind […]