Superstitions

Superstitions

Those with flat feet bring bad luck. Putting onions under your pillow will keep bad dreams away. Having itchy hands means you will soon receive money. These are just a few of the thousands, perhaps millions, of superstitions the people of India believe. Though some of...
Bollywood

Bollywood

It has affected India and the entire world tremendously. It has influenced the thoughts, actions, and culture of India and changed the film industry forever. What is it that has caused so much attention from people all around the world? Bollywood. The film industry...
The Indian Family

The Indian Family

Family is the most important aspect of Indian culture. The strong family emphasis sets it apart from cultures all around the world. Traditions that are centuries old are still carried out today and valued very highly.   The closeness of family members is not...
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...
Weddings in India

Weddings in India

There are many different aspects to an Indian wedding. Traditions from old still play a large role in the momentous event today. Most people are very unfamiliar with the customs that occur and the reasoning behind them. Keep reading to learn about one of the most...
The Food of India

The Food of India

When I was a young teenager I remember my first experience with Indian food. My pastor’s daughter got married to an Indian man. I remember their wedding reception very vividly. It was all Indian, with all Indian food. As a kid growing up in Cincinnati, I hadn’t had...