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    Indian Customs and Traditions

    Indian CustomsTo know the real charm of India, you need to take an Indian Customs and Traditions Tour. Visit this majestic land and experience the diverse culture of the country. As you take a tour to this magical land you will experience the variation in the language, attire, beliefs and other demographic aspects of the people from one state to another. The Indian Customs and Traditions have been passed on from generations to generations. Get a glimpse of all the cultures and traditions of India with us and witness a complete new exploration.

    As you take a tour to the different regions of India, you will see that every region has its individual Customs and Traditions. You will see a wide variation in physical, climatic conditions and the extent of exposure to other cultures. These put together have greatly influenced the Indian customs and traditions of the different regions. However there are certain particular aspects that bind all of them together.

    Birth Ceremony: Soon after the birth of a child, a ceremony for naming the child takes place. A priest tells the first alphabet from which the name of the child should start.

    Traditional Welcome: "Atithi Devo Bhava" Indians believe that a guest is the reflection of God. In the traditional welcome, the guest is garlanded and a tikka (vermillion) is put on his/her forehead. Even the Tourism Ministry of India has launched the 'Atithi Devo Bhava' campaign to make people aware of India's rich culture and traditions.

    Wedding Ceremony: The weddings in India are conducted in with great fanfare, following various customs and rituals. The wedding is not a single day affair in India; rather, the functions carry on for 3 - 4 or even more days.

    Prostrating Before Parents and Elders: Indians prostrate before their parents, elders and teachers by touching their feet. The elders in turn place their hand on prostrating person's head and bless him/her.

    Death Ceremony: After a person passes away, the cremation is done according to certain rituals. The rituals continue a few days after the death.

    Beliefs and Superstitious: According to Indian Custom and Tradition the country is the hub of spiritual belief and superstitious. You can travel to places like Varanasi, Orissa, Mathura etc in India and see the strong belief of the divine being. Some of the most worshipped Gods and Goddesses are Lord Ganesha, Lord Krishna, Lord Shiva, Goddess Laksmi, Goddess Saraswati and many more.

    These are not all. They are only the very few common Indian Customs and Traditions. To know more you need to take a vacation to the bewildering country itself. Come and visit India to know more about the other fascinating aspects of Indian customs and rituals.

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