Essay about Punjabi Culture

1650 Words Sep 7th, 2010 7 Pages
ੴ SHER-A-E PUNJAB, DISTINGUISHED ੴ
Punjabi Culture is the culture of the Punjab region. It is one of the oldest and richest cultures in world history, dating from ancient antiquity to the modern era. The Punjabi Culture is the culture of the Punjabi people who are now distributed throughout the world. The scope, history, sophistication and complexity of the culture are vast. Some of the main areas include, Punjabi Philosophy, poetry, spirituality, education, artistry, music, cuisine, science, technology, military warfare, architecture, traditions, values and history.
Bhangra is one of the many Punjabi musical art forms that is increasingly being listened to in the west and is becoming a mainstream favourite. Punjabi music is being used
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In Phulkari embroidery ornaments the cloth, whereas in Bagh, it entirely covers the garment so that the base cloth is not visible. The end portion of pallav of Phulkari have separated panels of exquisite workmanship of striking design.

Madhani:-
Madhani is a matka in which a thick stik is there and a rope is tied around in such a way that when d rope ends are pulled subsequently it can churn whatever is put in the matka, basically the madhani is used to make lassi, butter & chach.
Fresh milk is put in the matka and churned, the first extract is lassi and when churned more forcefully the butter is made and the residue left is called chach.
Uses:-
Lassi is the most famous and favourite drink of Punjabis, basically the lassi is supposed to be had in breakfast. The sancity of Punjabi culture is quite attached to lassi. It is served in all the auspicious occasions of Punjabis.
The butter churned out of lassi is white in colour and is not pasteurized and can be used with various foods.
Chach is very helpful in the recovery of jaundice patients and can be had at any time of the day.
Madhani is a traditional at still used regularly in all village homes of Punjab. Punjabi women are supposed churn the madhani.

Dhol:-
The dhol is a double-sided barrel drum (straight barrels also exist) played mostly as an accompanying instrument in regional music forms. In Qawwali music, the term dhol is used to describe a

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