Vesak

Vesak

You awaken very early in the morning while darkness looms outside. It is the most important day of the Buddhist religion. Along with your family and friends, you journey to the temple. The temple is embellished with flowers. When you arrive, you join in on the singing...
Amritsar

Amritsar

Amritsar is a city located in northwestern India. In this city, one of the grandest and elaborate buildings was built, surrounded by still waters. It was built as a place of solace and peace, as well as a place for meditation. This site would summon weary people from...
Ambedkar Jayanti

Ambedkar Jayanti

Every year on April 14th, Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated in India. This day is a regional holiday where people all over India will get together to remember this man and all he did for their country. Jayanti is most often known as “The father of the Indian...
Understanding Indian Culture

Understanding Indian Culture

What is Indian culture? India has a very rich and diverse culture. India is often thought of as one nation and one culture, but in reality, India contains many different “nations” formed into one country. The various states in India will have differing...
Rama Navami

Rama Navami

Rama Navami is a festival that millions of Hindus participate in worldwide. Many come together to commemorate the Hindu god Lord Rama’s birth and the victory he wrought of good over evil. Traditions from old are carried out and much effort is put into the...