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What is good about Indian women?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon:

Thank you for the A2A.

Ah! Where shall I start now? My mind is going in all directions. Alright, let’s do it one aspect at a time… 913 more words

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Why do dowry still exist in India (speacially in South India)?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon:

The dowry system is not a common thing among all strata of society in South India. It differs from region to region, from community to community. 510 more words

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Do Indian women still marry in traditional wedding garments or are they more like the American wedding dresses?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon:

Indian women (at least a huge majority of them) will marry only in their traditional wedding attires that vary from state to state and from community to community. 250 more words

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Why do people shave off their head hair when someone in a family dies?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon:

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I was told that shaving the hair on the head is a custom observed by the male members of a family where a person has recently died as a mark of respect to the deceased person. 171 more words

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What does a banyan tree represent in Hinduism?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon:

A single magnificent banyan tree with an altar around it is a common sight in even the simplest of Hindu temples in Kerala. 234 more words

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Rani-ki-Vav (the Queens’s Stepwell)

Rani-ki-Vav is an intricately constructed stepwell situated in the town of Patan in the Indian state of Gujarat. Patan which lays about 130km northwest of Ahmedabad, was an ancient Hindu capital before being sacked by Mahmud of Ghazni in 1024 AD. 424 more words

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Timing In Indian Classical Music

As mentioned earlier Hindustani classical music is very beautiful and an art of great precision. Another aspect of various ragas in Indian Classical Music is the time of the day in which they are sung. 612 more words

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