(Non)Violence that led to Free IndiaHow India was colonised is a long story. I'm summarising it for quick reference.British came to India in the 17th century on the pretext of making it their colony. India was a strong nation at that time under the rule of Jehangir. After the death of Aurangzeb, the Mughal Empire… Continue reading Glimpse of India – (Non)Violence that led to Free India
"One Masala Chai Please" source "One Masala Chai Please". I turned my head to see who the girl with the western accent was. It was normal for me to get astonished because 'Masala Chai' is a Hindi phrase and she seemed to be from an English-speaking region. The girl with golden hair and blue eyes… Continue reading Glimpse of India – “One Masala Chai Please”
Glimpse of India - Languages We SpeakWith each post in 'Glimpse of India' series, I make an effort to introduce my country, India to the world and remind my fellow citizens of the rich culture and diversity we are blessed with. Ours is a country of population more than 130 crore where people from diverse… Continue reading Glimpse of India – Languages We Speak
A journey through India's royal heritage: Kings and Kingdoms who changed India's face as per their intellect.
Joyous Ride through food lanes of India Inspired by rich heritage and magical herbs, Indian food is nutritious and health-oriented when cooked with passion 💕 source The inviting aroma of Indian food is due to the herbs and spices used to cook the meals. Spices are an integral part of Indian recipes. Cardamom, coriander, turmeric,… Continue reading Glimpse of India – Joyous Ride through food lanes of India
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is on a mission to provide space-based services to mankind.
Glimpse of India - Land of Gods India is a land of multiple religions and diverse cultures. Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhism, Jainism; I'm not doing justice by missing some religions here. About 80% of citizens follow Hinduism and most of them bow their heads before a God or Goddess. In our homes, we don't… Continue reading Glimpse of India – Land of Gods
Glimpse of India- Festivals Galore Festivals give us good reason to break the monotony and celebrate the occasion called life. Many festivals are linked with our religious faiths with a strong sense to perform the associated rituals. We have many religions and as many festivals to celebrate our stay on Earth. These remind us that… Continue reading Glimpse of India- Festivals Galore
Pic Credit- Glimpse of India- Exploring Buzzing Bazaars If you want to absorb the true essence of India, visit its Bazaars brimming with enthusiastic people. Those who are unaware, Bazaar is the name given to markets which sell goods at a relatively low price. We get more variety in Bazaars that translates into more choice.… Continue reading Glimpse of India- Exploring Buzzing Bazaars
Glimpse of India- Diversity Enriching LivesIndia is a land of spices and the most exotic spice is Diversity. Spices add flavour to the food we eat. In the similar manner, diversity is the essence of vibrant life. The culture of India has been influenced by all those rulers who administered the country for years, strong-belief-religions… Continue reading Glimpse of India- Diversity Enriching Lives
You can find people listening to cricket commentary by bunking office, college or school during the season. This is India.
As a typical Indian citizen, my life is deeply influenced by Bollywood films. My mom's lullabies literally came from Bollywood music. Father was obsessed with Indian cinema and I was more interested in listening to his version of stories from Bollywood movies than 'coping with' fairy tales. Little grown-up, my affinity for cinema grew as… Continue reading Glimpse of India- Bollywood Bonanza
Glimpse of India- Atithi Devo Bhava Guests play an important part in our lives. Guests. Invited guests. Uninvited guests. Short-stay guests. Long-stay guests. Indians welcome all kinds of guests with open arms. We reschedule our work when a guest is scheduled. Guests are served better food than what we eat every day. There's excitement over… Continue reading Glimpse of India- Atithi Devo Bhava