Wednesday, December 30, 2009


Ajmer the land of composite culture was founded by Dushyant Chauhan in the 7th Century A.D. and till 1193 A.D., it remained to be a major center of the Chauhan power. Today, Ajmer is a popular pilgrimage center for the Hindus as well as Muslims.

The Dargah:

Situated at the foot of a barren hill, Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti's Dargah is India’s most important pilgrimage center for people from all faiths.


Shahjahan’s Mosque:

This is located in the corner of the inner court of the Dargah. It is a magnificent building designed in white marble with a long and narrow court having low arcade and delicate carvings with trellis-work.

The Museum:

Once the royal residence of Emperor Akbar, houses a rich repository of the Mughal and Rajput armour and exquisite sculptures.


This is a remarkable structure, a great masterpiece of Indo-Islamic architecture located on the outskirts, of the city, just beyond the Dargah.

Pushkar Lake:

Pushkar lake is 11 km away from Ajmer. It is believed that, this lake was created by Brahma.

Pushkar Fair:

Millions of pilgrims gather at the lake during the annual cattle fair. Clothes, household items and leather goods all are available in the fair.

Man Mahal:

By the banks of the Pushkar Lake there is the former residence of Raja Man Singh of Amer, Man Mahal which is now converted to RTDC Sarover Tourist Bungalow.

Approachable by all means Ajmer is yet another place that showcases it's cultural heritage. India is a colourful and vibrant land which is a blend of various faiths, cultures, customs and languages that form a composite whole. Today in the 21st century India is carving a niche for itself.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Karnataka The Elevated Land

Karnataka has a rich cultural heritage. Also called as 'Elevated Land' Karnataka is the lineage of Indian rulers like Mauryas, Chalukyas, The Hoysalas. Diverse religion and languages had contributed a lot in its ethnic grandness.

Karnataka which is a home of various Kodavas, Konkanis, and Tuluvas tribes encompass huge amount of majestic festivals, music, drama and royal cuisine.

Elevated Land

Hampi Festival: It is celebrated in the remembrance of the aura of Vijaygarh kings. The festival is celebrated in the month of November.

Tula Sankramana: Also known as theerthodbhava is celebrated in the month of October.

Vairamudi Festival, Pattadakkal, Holi, Makar Sankranti, Dusshera , Diwali, Kambala also called as Buffalo Race, Hoysala Mahotsava are celebrated in full frolic and vivacity.

The culture of Karnataka can be revealed in the form of music and dance. Karnataka patronizes Bharatanatyam, the great dance style of South India. Karnataka's richness in culture and tradition, is famous for it's excellent amenities.

Education is given a place of priority by the people of Karnataka. Classical Folk Theatre Yakshagana is very famous for its classical folk theatre Yakshagana.

The contribution of Karnataka to the diversified culture of India is no less deficient to that of any other states of India. Its contribution in the fields of art, music, religion and philosophy are just awesome. The rich heritage of culture of Karnataka makes an ideal tourist spot.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Blend of cultures Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh showcases many different flavours of tradition and culture. The state is a home to people who follow the major religions of India. Apart from them, numerous colourful tribes makes a great cultural collage of the state.

Blend of cultures Madhya Pradesh

The culture of Madhya Pradesh is a blend of Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, Jains, Christians and Sikhs. The tribal communities of Madhya Pradesh comprises of different tribes like Bhils, Gonds, Oraons, Kols, Bhilalas, Murias and Korkens, etc. Go through this article to get a glimpse of the cultural heritage of Madhya Pradesh. The tribal people live in hills and forests.

Madhya Pradesh became an Indian state in 1956. The modern-day Madhya Pradesh came into being in the year 2000. The state is not only the geographic heart of India, but is also termed as the cultural and religious crux of the country.

Hindi is the official language of the state. Other languages spoken are Urdu, Marathi, Sindhi, Punjabi,Gujrati etc. This state is a land that enjoys all the major religions of India. In fact, the state also upholds term 'Unity in Diversity'. Madhya Pradesh can be termed as a cultural museum of India too.

The place is blending it's indigenous cultures to its large melting pot.

Friday, December 4, 2009

India rich in cultural heritage

India since ages is a real delight for it's tourists. Number of tourists visiting India is rising day by day. Tourists come to India to know it better for its wealth of sights, cultural heritage, diversity of terrain.

If you really want to discover the real splendor of India tourism, then places like Taj Mahal, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan, Kerala are the best choices to explore it's cultural heritage.

India rich in cultural heritage

Likewise, sacred destinations like Golden Temple, Konark temple, Khajuraho etc are the best places for those tourists who want to make a holy visit in India.

Experience and uncover the enchanting splendor of India and learn more about it's festivals like Holi, Diwali, Christmas, Christmas, etc. to get a glimpse of celebrations made by Indian people during these colorful festivals.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Cultural Heritage Of Chandigarh

Indian culture has been generally marked as a blend of a wide variety of cultures from across the world. Chandigarh is one of most well-planned cities in India, which was designed by the renowned architect, Le Corbusier. The rich culture of the city stands on the multi-ethnic population.

Cultural Heritage Of Chandigarh

Chandigarh which is a land of fairs and festivals observe people celebrating Baisakhi, Gurpurab, Holla Mohalla, Lohri, Tika, Karva Chauth, Raksha Bandhan, Dusshera and Diwali with great zeal and enthusiasm.

Chandigarh cuisine offers an exquisite epicurean experience. The traditional cuisine of the place consists of typical Punjabi food, which is spicy and crunchy. The people here are very fond of desserts too.

The majority of people here in Chandigarh are Hindus and Sikhs, you can also find population of Jains, Muslims, Christians, etc here. Sikhism and Hinduism are the major religions followed in the city. Other than this religions like Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Buddhism, also flourish in the city.

Chandigarh has a rich tradition of folk dances. Bhangra, Giddha, Jhumar, Luddi, Julli, Dhamal, Sammi, Jaago, Teeyan, Dankara, Kikili and Gatka are some of the popular folk dances of the city.

Beauty lies in the eyes of beholder. Culture defines itself as a social scheme of shared notions, values, rituals and behaviour patterns that are practiced within a community. So lets discover the cultural heritage of this city.....

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