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Dhanteras
Northeast Arnab Ghosh 45
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The months of October and November in India are marked by a series of festivals and holy events and these are celebrated in various states. The North East Indian states have their region festivals but with time, events that are native to other...
Hojagiri Festival
Agartala Staff Curator 75
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Hojagiri is a famous dance form of the Reang Community of Tripura. This dance was once known as Hodagiri among the Reangs and was performed only on the day of Maikhlungmo Puja i.e., Lakshmi Puja for bulk production of Paddy and other crops. Here...
Kati Bihu
Guwahati Sumit Das 367
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Bihu, the state festival of Assam is celebrated with full pomp and grandeur each year by the residents of the state and the assamese diaspora spread around the globe. The assamese society being predominantly and traditionally agriculture based, the...
Monpa tribe
Itanagar Staff Curator 42
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Monpa tribe women dress in Arunachal Pradesh, North East India. This clip shot during the shooting of documentary "Journey across tribal arts in North east India" In documentary - Journey across tribal arts in North East India - we cover...
Sangai-festival-manipur
Imphal Moupee Debroy 192
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The small and extremely beautiful North Eastern state of Manipur is also fondly called the “lofty heights flower” and “tiny paradise on earth”.  This small state on the eastern zones of India has much natural and...
Apatani
Shillong Staff Curator 38
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The Apatani, or Tanw, also known by Apa and Apa Tani, are a tribal group of people living in the Ziro valley in the Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh in India. This indigenous tribe is redefining its ways and measures in environment...
Dussehra
New Delhi Staff Curator 0
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Vijayadashami also known as Dasara, is one of the most important festivals celebrated in various forms, across India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Dasara/ Dussehra is derived from Sanskrit Dasha-hara meaning "remover of bad fate" meaning remover...
Dussehra
New Delhi Staff Curator 82
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A detailed story of Dussehra - learn all about this Indian festival! Durgotsava, Vijaydashmi or Dussehra differs in every region in India. Dussehra is a festival which marks the death of the 'Ten Headed' king of Lanka, The evil Ravana....
Traditional Instruments
Kohima Paulami Dutta 163
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Nagaland is known for its love for music and has many indigenous musical instruments that are made from simple things. They however generate fabulous tunes and add too the melody of Naga music. Tati [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_original","...
Christianity
Shillong Staff Curator 47
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The Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) has published its latest note on the Religion Data Census of 2011. In this note, the CPS analyses the impact of conversion to Christianity on the culture and traditions of the Scheduled...
Dussehra
New Delhi Staff Curator 132
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There are two important stories behind celebration of Dussehra festival in Indian. One story is associated with Lord Ram and another is associated with Goddess Durga. The festival of Dussehra signifies the victory of good over evil. Read on to know...
Navratri
New Delhi Staff Curator 0
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Symbolizing victory of positivity over negativity, Navratri literally means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit; Nav - Nine and Ratri - nights. During these nine nights and ten days, the three forms of the goddess -Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswathi - are...

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