Culture

L’Inde et le Pakistan réunis pour le 550e Anniversaire du fondateur du sikhisme

L’Inde et le Pakistan réunis pour le 550e Anniv

November 13, 2019

Ce 12 novembre marque le 550e anniversaire de la naissance de Guru Nanak, le fondateur et premier des dix gourous du sikhisme, et à cette occasion, les pèlerins indiens ont pu se rendre au temple où il repose, le Gurudwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, au Pakistan, grâce à l’ouv...

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Chhath Puja: an age-old ritual for the Sun god

Chhath Puja: an age-old ritual for the Sun god

November 8, 2019

Chhath Puja, also known as Dala Puja is a Hindu festival which is celebrated with gaiety and religious fervor mainly in northern and eastern states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.  The word Chhath means sixth in Maithili, Nepali, and Bhojpuri languages. De...

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The ruins of Purulia temples

The ruins of Purulia temples

November 1, 2019

Purulia district, located in the east Indian state of West Bengal, possesses a diverse amount of culture and heritage. Surrounded by Midnapore, Bankura and Burdwan district, this place has undergone significant changes over the past few decades from what was originally known as V...

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Sand Sculpting By The Sea Shore
Kali Puja au Bengale

Kali Puja au Bengale

November 1, 2019

Peu après les célébrations de Durga Puja, le Bengale se prépare à l’arrivée de la divinité de l’esprit, du corps et de l’âme. Mais pourquoi le Bengale célèbre-t-il Kali Puja (adoration de la déesse Kali), alors que l’Inde célèbre Diwali (la fête des lumi...

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Decoding Kali Puja in Bengal-the divine deity

Decoding Kali Puja in Bengal-the divine deity

October 26, 2019

After a break from the zeal and celebration of Durga Puja, Bengal prepares for the arrival of the deity of Mind, Body and Soul. But why Bengal celebrates Kali Pujo, while the world celebrates Diwali.

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Bhang chutney

Bhang chutney

October 15, 2019

A tangy sauce made of hemp seeds, commonly known by the name Bhang Chutney is served traditionally in the households of Uttarakhand, in north India. While the plant is famous for its psychoactive properties, the chutney is free from psychedelic elements. As we present to you the ...

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Durga Puja celebrations across India

Durga Puja celebrations across India

October 13, 2019

A ten-day-long celebration, Durga Puja celebrates the victory of goddess Durga, over the ancient demon Mahishasura. From grand prayer ceremonies, fairs and traditional dance forms to delectable cuisines, this festival offers it all.

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« Aujourd’hui l’Inde » à Gujan-Mestras en Gironde

« Aujourd’hui l’Inde » à Gujan-Mestras en G

October 7, 2019

Aujourd’hui, 7 octobre, débute à Gujan-Mestras dans le bassin d’Arcachon, le festival « Aujourd’hui l’Inde », qui propose divers évènements culturels et conférences autour de l’Inde jusqu’au 12 octobre. C’est le moment idéal pour vous rendre dans le bassin...

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Alpona- Bengal’s floor painting art

Alpona- Bengal’s floor painting art

October 4, 2019

'Tis the season of festivity and everyone is gearing up to celebrate it with grandeur and pomp. From shopping to cleaning and decoration, every household seems to be in a festive furore. Amongst all these madness lays the traditions and rituals which connect us to our culture. On...

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