In this section, I am providing general information - combination of a glossary, listing of great personalities, locations & geographical landmarks, history - in general any subject related to India. I have gathered the information from various sources - books, magazines, internet, word of mouth.

General information about India - F

Festivals
India being a land of diverse cultures & religions, countless festivals are celebrated throughout the year. People of the same religion follow different customs, based on the region in which they live. The celebrations include prayers to the Gods, rituals, meeting with friends, sharing of sweets & gifts
A spectrum of Indian festivals/fairs and their significance, Festival Recipes
http://www.festivalsinindia.net


Folk & Traditional paintings
Cheriyal Scrolls- Telangana
Chittara - Karnataka
Gond - Madhya Pradesh
Kalamezhuthu (Paattu) - Kerala
Kalamkari - Andhra Pradesh
Kalighat - West Bengal
Kangra painting - Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
Kavi art - Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra
Kerala Murals - Kerala
Madhubani - Folk painting of Mithila, Bihar
Miniature paintings - Rajasthan
Mysore painting - Karnataka
Pahari - Himalayan states
Patachitra - Orissa
Phad - Rajasthan
Pithoro - Gujarat
Thanjavur Paintings - Thanjavur/Tanjur, Tamilnadu
Warli - Maharashtra



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