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South India

Even experienced travelers will confirm that the South of India — one of the most exciting areas in all of Asia, with its unique colour, tradition and history. The center of the Dravidian culture of India black, huge temples and towers — gopura, dotted with thousands of sculptures of gods, colonial architecture, beautiful beaches, colourful tribes, world famous ashrams, mazes, lakes and backwaters, amazing cuisine and vibrant celebrations — all of South India. Our journey will take place across two States — Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the South of the Indian subcontinent…

Tamil Nadu is the cradle of ancient Dravidian culture. The land is home to the indigenous population of the Indian subcontinent, the birthplace of the great Tamil poetry and literature, and the great monuments of architecture. Tamil Nadu – the earth is literally dotted with temples and priceless examples of ancient architecture. No wonder it is called the “Land of temples” — by some estimates there are about 30,000. No coincidence that there has arisen one of the most impressive temple dance of India – Bharatanatyam and famous Indian art bronze Continue reading

Unusual religious rituals of peace

In every religion and culture is something that other people find strange traditions or rites of passage, but for the true believers, these rituals are quite acceptable. In Christianity, Judaism and Islam, there are ceremonies and practices, marking important life events: birth, marriage, coming of age and death; and many of these ceremonies may seem very unusual for the ignorant. Under such rituals implied figurative eating of flesh and blood (communion), surgical operation with babies and children (circumcision) or the restoration of sight or hearing or touch (faith healing). Throughout the world there are religious practices that seem to be just another wild and believers consider it normal.

Pierce his skin thick hooks in dedication, to throw the baby to a height of 50 feet, that it was healthy, to sprinkle his car with Holy water and ovesight flowers – many people find it strange religious customs. But who says they are even more strange than familiar religious traditions in the Western world? Here are some unusual religious rituals in the world – from the rite of passage to rituals for wealth and luck.

Extreme body piercing

During the celebration of a religious festival Thaipusam Hindu world Express their commitment to God Murugan, piercing Continue reading

Unusual festivals
just a couple of months ago I told you about the most unusual festivals in the world: the monkey feast in India, throwing pumpkins in the U.S., the festival of…

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Contests at the festival
If you planned a festive event, we cannot do without the game program. Games and contests at the festival – perhaps the most vivid and memorable moments because they create…

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How to celebrate new year in other countries?
New year in Britain can hardly be called a major holiday. Entire stock of holiday energy exhausted on Christmas day and Boxing day, and only in Scotland, New year is…

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