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Scene from Bollywood movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Let’s talk about Kuch Kuch Hota Hai characters

More than 2 decades ago, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (which means Something Happens in Indian) was released in cinemas. This film took India (and possibly the world) by storm, making a huge box office with a very small budget. Let’s go back to the past, and talk about the incredible characters that were part of […]

The three pujarins and other famous INdian paintings

Top 6 famous Indian ladies portraits

As you probably know, India is not only famous for its culture or food, but also its various art forms. It might come as a surprise to many people that some of the most famous Indian paintings represented women in all their glory. Indeed, women portraits in India got lots of interest over the years, […]

The Great Buddha statue of Bodh Gaya in Bihar

A History of Buddha Statue

Buddha statue refers to a type of sculpture art that is closely attached to religious beliefs, presenting the image of the prophet of Buddhism. Buddhist art and Buddha statues have been famously worshiped for more than 2000 years in many Asian countries. Let’s explore the history of the Buddha statue and its meaning in the […]

Tibetan singing bowls for meditation

Top 5 singing bowls for meditation

Singing bowls have been used for centuries as they provide a calm, blissful, and healthier mind to people who meditate. Indeed, the latter are great tools for enhancing one’s meditation experience. Moreover, singing bowls are also used during hypnotic induction and other related activities. If you are looking for a singing bowl or a cushion, […]

Tibetan Auspicious Symbols

Hidden Meaning of Remarkable Sacred Symbols

Humans have created symbols more than half a millennium ago which communicate their values, ideas, and reflect profound concepts through imagery. The symbols are not only a way to communicate, but they also have a marvelous personal identity which represents something difficult to explain, as if this imagery spoke to us on a spiritual level. Furthermore, […]

Buddhist Mala - Tibetan Prayer Beads

What you need to know about Buddhist Mala – Tibetan Prayer Beads

If you are into meditation or yoga, you have probably seen mala beads before. They can also be found in paintings or sculptures of Buddha, where he is seen holding them. In fact, it is quite a common sight, but not everyone knows where they come from and what they are used for. This article […]

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Who are the Best-known Indian Actors in Hollywood, in 2020?

India currently has the second largest population in the world. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a big surprise that some of its actors are known around the world, as well as in Hollywood. But that is also because India has a very strong cinematic culture, thanks to what is known internationally as Bollywood. But it […]

Raj comics

Some Indian Superheroes We Would Like to See More of in the Future

Superheroes are all the rage in this day and age. Marvel and DC Comics have been inundating the movies scene with a mixture of their characters for decades now, and it seems like the public can’t get enough of the same old, same old. All the while, there are so many Indian superheroes which could […]

Indian wedding

What should you Wear if You Are Invited as a Guest at an Indian Wedding?

If you are invited to an Indian wedding and you are not part of that culture, you may wonder what you should wear during that special event. It is, in fact, a very good an important question to ask yourself, because dressing in a particular fashion is part of the ritual, and you should respect […]

lotus flower

What does the Lotus Flower Represent in Various Traditions?

When you consider that the lotus flower starts out in the mud of ponds and grows to become a thing of such beauty, you start understanding why it has so much importance in so many different traditions. Therefore, it came to represent many different things, according to those who see it and revere it. Let’s […]

Holi: The Most Famous Festival of Love And Colors

The Holi festival honors the destruction and eventual burning of Holika, a demoness. It is a festival meant to celebrate the victory of good over malevolence. The victory was realized after Lord Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation offered assistance. The moniker “Festival of Colors” was inspired by Lord Krishna’s childhood antics. Lord Krishna was […]

Grah Shanti: The Traditional Indian Engagement Ceremony Ritual

From entertainment, flowers, clothing, to the food, there is usually a lot of excitement and preparation around the wedding day. While there are variations in various Hindu communities, there are some staples like the Gran Shanti ceremony. Here are a few details on how the ritual takes place.

Indian Superheros

Who Are the Top 10 Indian Superheroes of All Time?

Superheroes are imaginary beings with remarkable abilities that bend natures laws. These abilities include super strength, speed, healing capabilities among others. These beings can be either terrestrial or extraterrestrial who got their skills from accidents, scientific experiments or naturally. Continue reading on to discover the top ten Indian heroes of all time.

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 jewellery

12 Most Amazing Traditional Indian Jewellery Pieces

Indian jewellery is as old as Indian civilisation itself. Gold, pearls and precious stones are part of the local jewellery tradition, which translate Indian aspiration to reach perfection in form, design and colours. Let’s have a look at the most amazing pieces you might come across.