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Solung Festival
Itanagar Arnab Ghosh 0
There are several indigenous tribes residing in the remote north eastern state Arunachal Pradesh. The cultural diversity of these tribes amazes tourists. These tribes still adhere to their traditions and customs despite exposure to Christianity and...
Gaan Ngai
Northeast Staff Curator 0
Gaan Ngai’ Festival- the feastival of the dead and the living! The Zeliangrong is a community found in the Northeastern states of Manipur, Assam and Nagaland. The name’ Zeliangrong’ evolved by combining the names of the three...
Magh Bihu
Guwahati Sumit Das 75
The New year has finally dawned upon us. The parties are over and the picnics (mostly) done with. But for the people of Assam and the Assamese diaspora spread throughout the world, the festivities have just begun. We are nearing the middle of the...
Jonbeel Mela
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Assam is a state in North eastern India that is inhabited by different tribes and every tribe has its specific rituals, religious norms and festivals. That explains why you will find some festival or event is taking place in the state no matter when...
Pang Lhabsol
Gangtok Arnab Ghosh 0
Sikkim is a small hilly state located in Northeast India known mostly for its vast mountain ranges, diverse wildlife and rich cultural past. The festivals of Sikkim are also enthralling, to say the least. A number of Buddhist as well as regional...
Nongkrem dance
Shillong Staff Curator 0
Hundreds of locals recently thronged the Smit, the cultural centre for Khasi Hills in Meghalaya, to witnesses one of the most ancient and grand festivals of the indigenous Khasi tribe, the Nongkrem dance festival, here. The festival...
Amazing Kaleidoscope of Cultures
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Scenic Blue Mountains, ivory snow, luscious greenery, stunning valleys, mighty rivers, thick forests, magnificent waterfalls, wonderful caves, attractive wildlife, great traditions, customs, and rituals, impressive monuments, and eye-catching...
Ahaia Festival
Shillong Arnab Ghosh 64
Meghalaya is a hilly northeastern state that is inhabited by several indigenous tribes. These tribes adhere to their ancient norms, rituals and religious beliefs. So, it is only natural they celebrate various traditional festivals in nearly all...
Oriah Festival
Itanagar Arnab Ghosh 39
In the north eastern, remote state Arunachal Pradesh, there are many things tourists get enticed by. From its breathtakingly beautiful mountain valleys to the largely unexplored wildlife zones and biodiversity hotspots, the attractions are aplenty....
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The inception of Christianity in North East India had a denominational structure and is deeply connected to administrative activities. The field of Christianity had many missions like Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Lutheran, Anglican etc....
Mechukha Staff Curator 0
Arunachal Pradesh is a land of three principal faiths, two global and one local. Christianity and Buddhism are the 'big' religions. The third is Donyi-Polo (meaning sun-moon) is a coalition of indigenous animist belief systems centred around...
Tawang Monastery
Itanagar Staff Curator 0
Tawang Monastery, in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, is the largest monastery in India and second largest in the world after the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. It is situated in the valley of the Tawang River, near the small town of the same...