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Tharpanam – South Indian Culture

Tharpanam – South Indian Culture
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Tharpanam means “That offering which satisfies”. But what we mean by the word Tharpanam is the offering of water mixed with gingelly to the manes.(dead ancestors).Though we have several ancestors, this offering is addressed to three generations of father, grand father and great grand father along with their wives in our family and maternal grand
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Message Behind Mahabharata

Message Behind Mahabharata
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Brief Story The Mahabharata is set in the kingdom of Kurukshetra on the northern plains of India along the Ganges River. The opening parvans (books) explain the ancestry of the major characters and provide background for the central conflict of the work. That conflict begins when the rightful heir to the throne of Kurukshetra, a
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Here are some activities that parents can have with their children during the crisis

Here are some activities that parents can have with their children during the crisis
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Covid-19 is affecting the larger community and most importantly children. It has thrown all activity and routine for children out of gear and therefore it is a major task to keep them occupied with several activities through the day. Though it affects all of us, we must try and ensure that children don’t bear the
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Friendships: Enrich your life and improve your health

Friendships: Enrich your life and improve your health
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Friendships can have a major impact on your health and well-being, but it’s not always easy to build or maintain friendships. Understand the importance of friendships in your life and what you can do to develop and nurture friendships. Benefits of Friendships Good friends are good for your health. Friends can help you celebrate good
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My Generation vs. Today’s Generation

My Generation vs. Today’s Generation
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                                                                        There are vast differences between my generation and my daughters’ generations. My daughters generation’s thinking is related to our nation as well as the whole
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Myths in India

Myths in India
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Considering that the world is more connected and people are better informed than at any time in history, it is somewhat amazing that certain areas of the world are still surrounded by an air of mystery, myth, and misunderstanding. This is especially surprising considering India’s long cultural heritage, its place as one of the emerging
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Juggling life between home and office

Juggling life between home and office
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When u say ” Kitchen Duties” it has to be connected with a woman. Yes!! its the Kitchen and the lady, are well connected by birth to each other. We all feel frustrated from time to time: a lump forms in our throat and a feeling of helplessness invades us, as if we wanted to run away, but a
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Benefits of cycling

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Benefits  1. Weight management Cycling habitually, especially at a high intensity, helps lower body fat levels, which promotes healthy weight management. Plus, you’ll increase your metabolism and build muscle, which allows you to burn more calories, even while at rest. 2. Leg strength Cycling improves overall function in your lower body and strengthens your leg muscles without overstressing
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Nurses can find the right balance in their career

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Being a nurse is not an easy career choice—nurses typically face a host of pressures and challenges throughout their professional lives that the average worker never has to confront. The stresses of a job in which you’re constantly dealing with serious life and death issues, working in hectic and emotionally charged environments, and juggling the
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Stay Healthy and avoid Diseases

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One of the best ways to maintain your health is by taking care of yourself. If you want to live a healthy lifestyle and enjoy your old age without being injected with several different kinds of shots, then change your daily lifestyle  because even the simplest little healthy modification can cause great benefits. Healthy Habit
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Marriages In India

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The colour, the festivity, the rituals and the food, make marriage ceremonies in India extra special. People come from all over the world to witness Indian weddings. What makes Indian marriage ceremonies so special is the sheer diversity. The rituals followed in the northern part of India are not the same as in the southern
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Effects of Rape :Psychological and Physical effects

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Rape victim stories can be very difficult to read, frightening and emotionally draining for some but stories of rape show other victims that they are not alone in their struggles. Positive inspirational quotes are good for people with depression to have on-hand. Depression can make life so gray that you aren’t sure where the sunshine
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Child Marriage in India

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Causes of Child Marriage Child marriage has many causes: cultural, social, economic and religious. In many cases, a mixture of these causes results in the imprisonment of children in marriages without their consent. Poverty: Poor families sell their children into marriage either to settle debts or to make some money and escape the cycle of poverty .
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What is Buddhism?

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a widespread Asian religion or philosophy, founded by Siddartha Gautama in north-eastern India in the 5th century bc. Buddhism is a faith that was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“the Buddha”) more than 2,500 years ago in India. With about 470 million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of the major world religions. Its practice has historically
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All About Bitter gourd

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Bitter melon — also known as bitter gourd or Momordica charantia — is a tropical vine that belongs to the gourd family and is closely related to zucchini, squash, pumpkin, and cucumber. It’s cultivated around the world for its edible fruit, which is considered a staple in many types of Asian cuisine. The Chinese variety is typically
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