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Indian Culture And Traditions

Every culture has three aspects: first, upward will, core ideal and thought turned upon the ideal; second, creative self-expression and appreciative aestheticism and imagination; and thirdly, practical and outward formulation. These three are represented, respectively, by religion and philosophy; Art, poetry, literature; Society, politics, and outward frame of external life. In addition, it is the function of the culture to lead these four elements of life in man and to build some kind of harmony of these forms and motives. India has a history going back thousands of years and a prehistory going back hundreds of thousands of years. There was a long phase of Paleolithic hunting and gathering cultures …


Magic Spice – the Garam Masala

  Often when one comes across the ingredient Masala, Garam Masala, and Curry powder in any Indian recipe, there is confusion. The Chapter on “Understanding Biryani, Pulao, and Curries” sufficiently demystified “Curry Powder”, and my goal in this chapter is to do the same for Masala and Garam Masala. There are many different masalas, but for now I will simply write about the most commonly used masalas in my recipes, namely Garam Masala, Mutton Masala, and Goda Masala. I would also like to show you how to prepare these masalas in your own kitchen in the hopes that eventually you would create your own variant mix! Remember, this small list …

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What You Should Expect Here!

  What should you expect here? The India Culture Tree is all about Indian Culture brought to your computer, perhaps inspires you to explore India yourself after reading it – the land of magical journey and the land of colors! Culture is the characteristics of a particular group of people, defined by everything from language, religion, cuisine, clothing, customs, architecture, social habits, music, and arts. The term Western culture has come to define the culture of European countries as well as those such as the United States that have been heavily influenced by European immigration. Western culture has its roots in the Classical Period of the Greco-Roman era and the rise of Christianity in the 14th century. Eastern …