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Goodwill Customs, Fasts and Festivals of India

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Goodwill Customs, Fasts and Festivals of India

This volume is intended to be a comprehensive compendiumof all that is culturally Indian; for customs, fasts and festivals give but only superficial glimpse into a country's ethosThat is why their details have been precedeby an in-depth analysis of how these ceremonies and associated rituals havcome to be created and whathey actuallconvey. The threappendices havbeen added in the end to helthe readeeithelearor confirm as towhat is to be eatenwhat is to be sung or chanted and how time is tbe reckoned for particular festivalsThe selected line drawings of certain festivals have been given to facilitate threader tovisualise their actuaperformances.

Although aattempt has beemade to list the fast and festivalin their chronological order by thGregorian calendar yet since most of the Hindu festivals are decided bthHindu Vikram Calendar and the Muslim onebHijrCalendar, a brief idea about their time of occurrenchabeen given bbroadldividing the various festivals into their season-wise categorisation.

Lastly the author expressehis deep gratitude to Rajneesh jofGoodwill Publications; his deep indebtedness this friendand theauthorof varioubooks that he has read uptnow as alsto his wife, MrsMamtChaturvedi, whose practical demonstrationsconcerning the variourecipes includein this work have beenimmenselhelpful iwritinthis book. May the tribe increase!

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Brand / Publisher Goodwill
Return Policy 30 Days
Book Type Leisure Read
Edition 2016
ISBN 9788172451769
Author B.K. Chaturvedi
Language English
Subject English
Pages 264
Binding Paperback


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Goodwill Publishing House is in the business of publishing and distribution, of books since 1965.They publishes trade and general books on subjects like English Improvement, Essay and Letter Writing, Puzzles, IQ and Quiz, Management and Success, Chess, Projects and Experiments, Sudoku, Language Learning, Subject Dictionaries, etc.


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