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Our culture and tradition

1) The culture of India refers to the religions, beliefs, customs, traditions, languages, ceremonies, arts, values and the way of life 2) in India and its people. India's languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food, and customs differ from place to place within the country. 3) Folding hands together with a smile to greet Namaste - a common cultural practice in India. 4) Indian people are also famous for welcoming with flower garlands 5) In the Indian marriages the exchange of garlands between bride and groom is a ritual in itself 6) . People also offer flower garlands to gods and goddesses during their prayers. 7) Indian dressing also changes place to place 8) Hindu Tradition: Most of Hindus religious life is focused on devotion of god 9) The three possible paths to liberation, all are equally valid, are Karmamarga, Jnanamarga, and Bhaktimarag. 10) in these three paths the Karmamarga path is known as the path of action and work, 11) the Jnanamarga path is known as the path of knowledge 12) , and the Bhaktimarga is known as the path of devotion

Flower Garlands Indian people are also famous for welcoming with flower garlands. In the Indian marriages the exchange of garlands between bride and groom is a ritual in itself. People also offer flower garlands to gods and goddesses during their prayers. Indian Dresses

Approximately 1/6th part of all human population on earth lives in India, worlds most populous democracy in the world. India also known as, by its olden name in Hindi, Bharat. The current homeland of India is smaller than the Indian country ruled by British Empire. Indias national language is Hindi. There are 28 states in India and each state has their own language, culture and festival. Hindu Tradition: Most of Hindus religious life is focused on devotion of god. Hindus carry out their duties to society while they keep the moral values and seek the divine. The three possible paths to liberation, all are equally valid, are Karmamarga, Jnanamarga, and Bhaktimarag. In these three paths the Karmamarga path is known as the path of action and work, the Jnanamarga path is known as the path of knowledge, and the Bhaktimarga is known as the path of devotion. In Hindu tradition life, all of the stages involve religious ritual and practice. Most of Hindus religious ritual is a Puja You must Login to view the entire essay. If you are not a member yet, Sign Up for free! (worship), which they do every day. In the other way Puja is also mean Darshan, which means gazing up on an image. The image symbolizes the induals chose form of God. The devotee symbolically offers certain item like food, flower, and water to God. In Puja sometimes devotee lights a candle and rings a bell. Other practices include chanting the name of God and reciting certain scriptures. The food which is offered to god is well thought-out to be blessed, which is called Parsad and taking parsad is considered to be spiritually beneficial. For Hindus it is not compulsory to visit temples. Some people do the worshipping in their own home. In Hindus religious traditions, the spiritual candidate takes studentship under a private spiritual teacher called Guru. To devotee stays with Guru and follow his instructions in order to attain the ultimate goal of spiritual life. Even though the Guru never asks any money for the guidance he had given, the students may give gifts (guru dakshina) as...