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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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Publish Date : Jan 10, 2013

Religion in India: Hinduism (Typology)

Religion in India: Hinduism (Typology)

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Publish Date : Jan 10, 2013

Religion in India: Hinduism (Etymology)

Religion in India: Hinduism (Etymology)

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Publish Date : Jan 10, 2013

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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Publish Date : Jul 29, 2014

Indian Council Act of 1909 | Morley- Minto Reforms: Main Features

Indian Council Act of 1909 is also known as Morley- Monto Reform. It was instituted to placate the Moderates ( Congress) and introduces separate electorates on the basis of religion. Therefore Lord Minto came to be known as "Father of Communal Electorate in India".    

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Publish Date : Sep 23, 2015

10 Unknown traditions of the Modern India

India is a land of world's oldest and urban civilization i.e. Indus Valley Civilization. Hence, from ancient to modern India, Indian Society transform and synthesises various cults, customs, rituals and sects. Many of these cults and customs have had religious and social basis. These cults and customs are spread in different regions and religions. Here, we are giving 10 unknown traditions of Modern India.

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Publish Date : Mar 28, 2017

GK Questions and Answers on the Personalities of Socio-religious Reform Movements

The 19th century Socio-religious movements created a sense of pride among fellow Indians about their philosophy, science, religion and literature. Here, we are giving 10 GK Question Answers on the Personalities associated with the social-religious reform Movements who tried to reform the Indian Society from rigid religious practices, inhumane practices, superstitions, bigotry, caste system, untouchability, purdah system, sati, child marriage, social inequalities and illiteracy.

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Publish Date : May 17, 2017

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.

Recommended for : Arches And Domes , Mughal Architecture , Tombs , Tolerance

Publish Date : Dec 10, 2010

GK Questions and Answers on the Glimpse of India

India is a land of diversity in terms of cultures, colourful festivals, dresses and costumes, religions, flora and fauna and varying landscapes. It has 29 states and 7 union territories. There 22 schedule languages, 114 languages, 216 mother tongues and more than 900 dialects in India. Here, we are giving 10 multiple choice questions about testing the glimpse of India that must be known by every Indian.

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Publish Date : Mar 17, 2017

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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Publish Date : Feb 15, 2016
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