LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – THE ANN ARBOR NEWS

MY INDIAN PERSPECTIVE ON CURRENT EVENTS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS Sunday, June 15, 2008 If China dominates oil, it will dominate region As the gas prices across the nation hit record high levels, I am not concerned about the United States’ dependence upon oil from the Middle East. If the United States is not willing to […]

INDIA – THE LAND OF GAUTAMA BUDDHA

This entry is dedicated to the loving memory of those brave men who had sacrificed their lives while nurturing fond hopes to win freedom for Tibet and they had cherished a dream to preserve the Tibetan Identity.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY – GURU PUJA

The Indian Tradition lays emphasis upon the role of Guru or Master and Indian Identity and Culture is defined by this attitude and practice of Guru Puja or Guru Worship.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY – THE TRADITION OF SPEECH ETIQUETTE

The Land of India is described in India’s National Song known as ‘Vande Mataram’. The tradition states that Indians are known for speaking in a pleasant manner without being rude or offensive and provide a sense of pleasure to their listeners with good and sweet words. Indian Identity is defined by Speech Mannerisms, and Speech Etiquette.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY – IDOL WORSHIP – A LEARNING EXPERIENCE

India is a Land where people worship idols and images. Is that a false belief? Is that a superstition?

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY – WHAT IS IN A NAME ?

Name is an important tool to describe personal identity. The fondness for selecting, using, and remembering names is an important Cultural attribute which defines Indian Identity.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE TRADITION OF RIVER WORSHIP

CULTURAL UNIFICATION OF INDIA – THE PRACTICE OF TIRTHA SNAAN ( BATHING IN HOLY RIVERS ) Water plays an important role in a variety of Cultures and religious practices prevalent in this world.The role of water constitutes one of the most remarkable aspects of Indian religious life.Hindu religion is often described as ” SANATANA DHARMA […]

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE SPIRIT OF NATIONALISM

The Land of India could be defined as the Country where River Ganga or Ganges flows. This River shapes the Spirit of Indian Nationalism and brings people together.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE TRADITIONAL GREETING

Culture is acquired or learned behavior. We learn to greet and acknowledge each other with tools provided by Culture.