Category: Incredible india

The Many Uses of the Banyan Tree

The Banyan tree is one of the most magical trees – not only in the way its aerial roots create an astounding structure, but also in the properties that each and every part of the tree holds. It is one of the few elements in nature which is useful in every single aspect. This is [...]

About Ruchita Parat

Ruchita Parat is the founder of CEO of US Hindi Foundation (USHF) which was founded in 2006. She has started hindi learning program Jano Hindi. This program includes various activities that makes the learning process very easy for kids. USHF also conducts Camp Jano India that are very interactive and creative as well. Follow Us Here

Friday April 26th, 2013 in Incredible india, Indian Culture | Comments Off

Holi “Face Off” in Mathura

Holi, a festival of colors, is celebrated with great fervor all over the nation. A celebration of the triumph of good over evil, a riot of colors, an occasion for people to come together and as an ancient spring tradition, Holi celebrations have many aspects. Families and friends are seen to come out on the [...]

Monday March 25th, 2013 in Festivals, Incredible india, Indian Culture, Indian Events | Comments Off

Pashupatinath Temple – The Divine Abode Of Lord Shiva!

One of the most sacred temples of Lord Shiva around the world, with its astounding beauty, stands a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition – The Pashupatinath temple. Tradition says it was constructed by Pashupreksha of the Somadeva Dynasty in the 3rd century B.C.; however there have been many legends in Indian mythology describing [...]

Monday March 18th, 2013 in Incredible india, Indian Culture, Indian Events | Comments Off

Yoga: From India With Love

Spelling peace and tranquility, the very word ‘Yoga’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’, which means to join or unite; a union of the individual self with the cosmic consciousness. Despite almost a century of research, the earliest beginnings of yoga are unknown, and although it is said to be as old as the [...]

Tuesday March 12th, 2013 in Incredible india, Indian Culture | Comments Off

Sacred And Divine Animals Of India

A vital part of Indian culture is respecting nature as well as diverse religions. This secular country has a strong belief in the divinity of animals, especially the ones referred to in Indian mythology and ancient Indian culture scripts and texts. The cow, for example, is considered to be one of the holiest animals in [...]

Thursday February 28th, 2013 in Incredible india, Indian Culture, Indian Events | Comments Off

Inducing Indian Culture And Etiquette Among Kids

Kids are likely to pick up the culture they are most exposed to. Living in a foreign land, it becomes difficult to have your children learn their native culture. Let’s look at a few ways to induce Indian culture and etiquette in your kids. Indian culture is vibrant. Let them experience different aspects of it. [...]

Friday February 22nd, 2013 in Incredible india, Indian Culture, Indian Events | Comments Off

Saree: An Enticing Indian Woman’s Dress

Probably one of the oldest attires ever invented in India, Saree is the traditional outfit of most Indian women, beautiful, enchanting and comfortable at the same time. An unstitched length of fabric, usually six to nine yards long is draped around the body to gracefully decorate the female form. Worn with traditional or modern jewellery, [...]

Friday February 15th, 2013 in Incredible india, Indian Culture | Comments Off

Jalebi: The Celebration Sweet of India

While craving for a sweet dish, your first instinct might be to reach out for a candybar or some icecream, but you haven’t really tasted ‘sweet’ until you’ve tried jalebi. Known by different names around the India (and the world), this sweet dish is known as the most popular and the most scrumptious sweet within [...]

Tuesday February 5th, 2013 in Incredible india, Indian Culture | Comments Off

The Magical Religious Gathering of Pilgrims- The Maha Kumbh

Dating back to the time of the Rig Veda, the Maha Kumbh Mela is celebrated once in twelve years. Celebrated on the banks of India’s most sacred rivers, the Ganga, Yamuna, and Godavari, it is the world’s oldest and largest religious gathering. This year the Maha Kumbh began on the day of maker sankranti, with [...]

Wednesday January 16th, 2013 in Incredible india | Comments Off

The Saga of QutabMinar

Standing tall at a height of 72.5m, Qutub Minar with its very long history is the highest tower in India and also one of its finest landmarks. There are different versions about the purpose for which it was built.The foundation was laid in 1199 byQutb-u’d-Din Aibak and he built the first storey. The other stories [...]

About Ruchita Parat

Ruchita Parat is the founder of CEO of US Hindi Foundation (USHF) which was founded in 2006. She has started hindi learning program Jano Hindi. This program includes various activities that makes the learning process very easy for kids. USHF also conducts Camp Jano India that are very interactive and creative as well. Follow Us Here

Thursday March 22nd, 2012 in Incredible india | Comments Off