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Indian Customs

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Friday, 28 June 2013
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  • Samay Rai
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    God Bharai is important custom for pregnant women. A huge function is organized to bless the would be mother

  • Swapna Jadhav
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    Namkaran ceremony is usually naming ceremony of the newborn and a puja is performed on this . It is usually held in home but can be done in temple also

  • Samay Rai
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    A baby is fed cereals only after annaprasana ceremony. this can be performed in a temple or at home and after puja, the baby is fed the bhog which is usually made of rice.

  • Ishika Seth
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    Namkaran ceremony is an important ritual held for the newborn usually after a set period of time such as 21 days in some cultures. Puja is done and name is given to the baby.

  • Bhuj Kutch
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    Diwali celebration at Bhuj Swami Narayan temple with 11000 candle light photo by Dayaram Jansari, Bhuj Kutch;;;;

  • Sonia Roy
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    Unusual Mehendi design. So simple yet so elegant and this will suit both traditional and formal dresses

  • Palak Dalvi
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    I love this Wedding custom which is a part of Gujarati traditions and culture. the decorated pots look so beautiful and colourful. I would like to know the meaning of this custom though.

  • sharmin kazi
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    Custom of applying Henna is common to all Indian festivals or occasions. I liked the idea of adorning Henna right from palm to the whole of arm. something unique and eye catching.

  • Neha Francis
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    After the mundan ceremony, a special puja is done and shaved head of the baby is smeared with sandalwood paste. This has scientific basis besides the traditional importance.

  • Ishika Seth
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    I like Bengali wedding customs.


  • An important custom in east Indian weddings is playing with kaudi. After the wedding rituals are over, the bride and groom play kaudi and whoever wins in this game is supposed to have a dominant role in marriage.


  • palmistry is a big part of our culture.. see what the lines on our palms mean..

    Naina Doshi i also find all this very intriguing..
    5 years ago

  • Did you know why we always gift 51, 101, 501, 1001, etc. instead of just 50, 100, 500 or 1000? This is because that extra rupee is supposed to bring good luck...


  • meaning of namaste..bet u didnt know this..


  • I like the Indian custom of varmala during a wedding ceremony. It gives a feeling of togetherness. How do you feel?


  • I like the Indian custom of varmala during a wedding ceremony. It gives a feeling of togetherness. How do you feel?


  • Beautiful Indian Bride.


  • A happily married Indian couple.


  • Kanyadan – An important custom followed during Hindu weddings.


  • A Hindu wedding custom.