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    It was during the Vedic period that Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma became systematized as a religion that preached order and purpose to the cosmos and human life. It is world's third largest religion after Christianity and Islam. "Hinduism" is derived from a Sanskrit word that means "dwellers by the Indus River." There is no single founder or founding incident of Hinduism. It grew out of cultural and religious changes in India. The Hindu belief is that gods or divinities can take many forms, but…

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    incontrovertibly has a belief of birth, death and rebirths that’s controlled by what is known as Karma. Its religious practice as Hindu believes in supreme God. Hindus celebrate holy days known as Diwali or the festival of lights which is one of the most popular celebrations. The celebration of Diwali last five days with a theme and belief of victory of evil, knowledge instead of ignorance and light instead of darkness. Hinduism remains what is known as the predominant religion of…

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    Pani Puri Research Paper

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    Before my Grandma makes Pani Puri for my family, she makes sure we have all the ingredients. She recalls the recipe from memory, adding the ingredients without measuring tools, in what looks like a haphazard fashion. Her cooking can be best described in three words: delicious organized chaos. Just like my Grandma’s Pani Puri recipe, the Indian Community has a variety of ingredients, each with its unique properties and effects. While Hindu camp and the cultural events are rigidly structured and…

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    Diversity In Hindu Life

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    Contents 1. Introduction 2. Worship 2.1. Experience 2.2. Deity 3. Life Cycle 3.1. Marriage 3.2. Death 4. Festival 4.1. Diwali 4.2. Holi 5. Performance 5.1. Ramlila 5.2. Ramayana 5.3. Durga 6. Gurus 6.1. Anand ma 6.2. Radha 7. Caste system 7.1. Dalit 7.2. Brahmin 8. Diaspora 8.1. Pittsburg 8.2. Hindu 9. Identity 9.1. Militant Hinduism 9.2. Tolerant 9.3. Hindu Hinduism 9.4. Interlogue 10. Conclusion 1. Introduction The book is a collection of 12 essays on different walks of Hindu life…

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    Cultural Legacy

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    will discuss a tradition that I personally follow. Everyone in my household looks forward to Diwali-Festival of Lights. It is celebrated by lighting small lamps called diyas which is arranged in beautiful patterns. It is the time when we gather with loved ones, celebrating our family, our friends and the prosperity God has bestowed upon us. I specifically remember always being hyper as a child because Diwali is one of my favorite holidays as it is celebrated around my birthday which is in…

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    Diwali has been modified in different parts of the country but the burning of crackers and fireworks tend to remain same. I was happy to see people taking a step forward to encourage eco-friendly fireworks and crackers that helped to deteriorate pollution…

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    Manju Kapur’s fourth novel The Immigrant (2008) is a story of two immigrants, Nina and Ananda. Manju Kapur chose Canada as the background for her novel The Immigrant and discusses the Indian diaspora in Canada. The novel explores the issues of cultural conflict, alienation, dislocation of Indian culture, diaspora and quest for identity. It reflects the loneliness and the search of self being experienced by the immigrants. The beginning of the novel poses the identity issues of the immigrants by…

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    Diversity is about learning about the differences in other people’s values, their attitudes, their beliefs and cultures, their life experiences of each person in a group of people. It means to respect the difference in others regarding culture, religion, disability, beliefs and attitudes in any group of individuals. Such as in the setting I am working in we have welcome signs in different languages, incorporating all languages also in all the rooms we have signs in all languages as to what…

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    of Futures contracts or in the form of a hedging instrument. To understand this better, let’s take an example of a jeweller. He anticipates that Gold prices in the month of October is going to rise owing to the increased in demand during incoming Diwali season. He buys a future contract at MCX (Multi-Commodity Exchange) and locks the price in the month of August. This helps him avoid the losses in case the prices in the month of October increased. Another example could be based on the fact that…

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    This final project will discuss the music of India, specifically the music that my interview subject, Mr. Ravi David, grew up listening to. I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Ravi David, a member of Bayview Glen Church, in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada. He is a retired gentleman who serves as an Elder in my church. He was born in India in the 1950’s and lived there until he old. He was raised in a traditional Indian family; however, he is a seventh generation Christian. Due to his fathers work…

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