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Religion in India: Hinduism (Practices)

Hinduism has developed numerous practices that generally involve seeking awareness of God and blessings from Devas.

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Indian Council Act, of 1909 AD

A Morley-Minto reform is another name of Indian Council Act, of 1909 AD which was named named after the secretary of state and the Viceroy. It was instituted to placate the moderates. Lord Minto has been known as 'Father of Communal Electorate' due to introduction of separate electorate in the reform. The congress at its 1909 session welcomed the reforms but strongly opposed the reforms the creation of separate electorates on the basis of religion.

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Quiz on Ancient Indian History with Answers: Set 5

Jagranjosh.com has published quiz on Ancient Indian History which includes questions on Indus valley civilization, Rigvedic religion and South Indian History.

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Islamic And The Mughal Architecture

With the advent of Islam, the erstwhile Indian architecture was slightly adapted to allow the traditions of the new religion, but it remained strongly Indian at its heart and character. Arches and domes began to be used and the mosque or masjid too began to form part of the landscape, adding to a new experience in form and space.

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Why Ellora caves are so famous: Ten Facts at a Glance

Ellora is an archaeological site 29 km (18 mi) north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by Kalachuri, Chalukya and Rashtrakuta dynasties during (6th and 9th centuries). The 34 "caves" are actually structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills. These caves are dedicated to Hindu (17 caves), Buddhist(12 caves) and Jain (12 caves) religions. The 17 Hindu (caves 13–29), 12 Buddhist (caves 1–12) and 5 Jain (caves 30–34) caves, built in proximity. The Ellora Caves were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.

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