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DELICIOUS DAILY BREAKFAST

UPMA I D L I + V A D A

MASALA DOSA

BREAD + BUTTER+JAM

OUR REGULAR AND SPECIAL MEAL

OUR TRADITIONAL WAY OF HAVING MEAL. MOST OF THE SOUTH INDIANS PREFER TO HAVE FOOD SERVED ON A PLANTAIN LEAF.

THE FAMOUS TRIBE OF OUR STATE KNOWN AS LAMBADA

OUR TRADITIONAL COSTUMES

VARITIES OF SAREES

OUR TRANSPORT FACILITIES FOR SCHOOLS

AUTO RIKSHAW CAN CARRY UPTO SIX CHILDREN

CYCLE RIKSHAW

The rich Heritage of India is based on idol worshipping, respect for elders and the four Sankaras: •Birth •Naming ceremony •Threading ceremony •Death

LANGUAGES

• Sanskrit is the root of all Indian languages. • This language is completely scientific, grammatical and logical language. • In many other Indian languages, some words are derived directly from Sanskrit such as Pitar.

Styles in Painting: • Akbar • Jahangir • Kangra • Basavali • Gadhwal

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HINDU Architecture

• There are many beautiful Hindu monuments such as Halebid, Gharapuri etc. • Entrance(vihara), alter and garbh gruha are the main sections of a temple. • Intricate carvings and pillars containing decorative tendrils and robes are noticeable features of Hindu architecture.

JAIN Architecture

• One of the famous Jain architectures is the Delwara temple situated on mount Abu, Rajasthan. • The temple dates back to 11th and 12th century A.D. • Delwara temples are a composite cluster of 5 temples.

BUDDHIST Architecture
• Most significant Buddhist architecture, is the “Sanchi stup”, located in Madhya Pradesh, Sanchi. • The monument dates back to 3rd century BC to 12th century AD. • This was originally built by Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka.

ISLAMIC Architecture
• The first Islamic architecture in India is the Qutub complex, built by Qutubud-din Aibak, in 1192AD. • Whereas, the last Islamic architectural wonder is the Tajmahal, by Shahajahan. • High domes, mosque, tomb, mihrab facing Mecca, open courtyard and minarets are main features of an Islamic monument.

FESTIVALS OF INDIA
HOLI
• Holi is the most colourful festival of the Hindus and falls on the Full moon day. • Holi heralds the arrival of Spring - the season of hope and new beginnings and marks the rekindling of the spirit of life.

GANESH CHATHURTI
• The Ganesh festival is on the 4th day of the bright half of Bhadrapad (September). • This festival is celebrated for 10 days from Ganeshchaturthi to Anantchaturdashi - the final 10th day of his immersion

• He is considered to be the god of wisdom, prudence and prosperity.

DASSERA
• The festival of Dassera, also known as Vijayadashmi, is one of the fascinating festivals of India and is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm. • It is the tenth day of navaratri. • It is in honor of Godess Durga.

DIWALI

• It is the festival of lights. • Deepavali Pooja is performed in the evenings when tiny diyas of clay are lit to drive away the shadows of evil spirits.

THE FIVE DAYS OF DIWALI ARE:
• • • • • Dhanteras Narak chaturdashi Laxmi puja Padwa Bhai dooj

Decorated Entrance of the House

Traditional way of cooking Pongal in a clay pot.

Modern way of cooking Pongal In brass vessel on LPG stove.

Offerings made to Sun God

Sun God depicted riding His chariot with Seven White Horses

Pongal

Tamarind Rice A Special dish of Andhra Pradesh -India

OUR SPECIAL DISHES DURING FESTIVALS

TAMARIND RICE WITH SWEET CHAPATI AND VADA

OTHER FESTIVALS CELEBRATED IN INDIA:
• RATHA YATRA

• ID

• CHRISTMAS