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  • What Is The Importance Of Cultural Appropriation

    culture and making it marketable without taking into consideration the religious and cultural aspects of the thing in question. Unfortunately, a multitude of organizations are guilty of this and it is clear that the perpetrators value money more than the cultures they are taking advantage of. It seems as if it would be difficult for people who work for these businesses to avoid cultural appropriation if it resulted in smaller profit margins . Yet, it is imperative for individuals to both learn about different cultures, and ultimately, to respect their values, traditions, and wear, among other things. Due to these beliefs, if I were to work for a company that that had recently moved to India and wanted to export items such as: statues of Lord Ganesha, tribal paintings of elephants, silver khol containers, large silver nose rings with a chain that runs from the nose the ear, and red and gold brocade sarees, I would do my best to help educate my superior about the importance of some of these thing in Hinduism, and…

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  • Symbolism In Hindu Art

    Flowers and colorful, patterned cloth adorn the large bronze statue, the many hands of the Hindu god tinted with pigment. At the feet or base of the shining awe-inducing god, lies a rainbow of food and gifts. Images of yellow, green, red, blue, and purple, plants, animals and gods are splashed and slapped on the walls, red lentil paste splattered over top of them in thick layers. The largest painting is of Shiva and Parvati together, both holding their palms out while standing on a giant…

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  • Summary Of Hayavadana In The Kirtinath Of Lord Ganesha

    Hayavadana is a play which is projected with the myth of Lord Ganesha who is a summation of both- ‘embodiment of imperfection’ and ‘of incompleteness’ and is worshipped as the destroyer of incompleteness. According to Kirtinath Kurtkoti, “The source of the plot of Hayavadana comes from Kathasaritsagara, an ancient collection of stories in Sanskrit.” Vetala Panchavimsati and Somdeva’s Brihat Kathasaritsagara - these two works compose the same tale of the…

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  • Lord Ganesha Chaturthi Informative Speech

    Today is Ganesha Chaturthi, also known as the birthday of Lord Ganesha! This holiday can fall anytime between August and September and the festival itself is known as Vinayaka Chaturthi. The date varies only because the start of the celebration begins on the fourth day of the waxing moon period. The waxing moon is important because this is when the moon begins to grow into the full moon, bringing a time for new beginnings, positive change, and good luck! It is important to remember not to look…

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  • Importance Of Diwali Essay

    also light up the lamps which are called Diya. There are traditionally fueled by mustard oil, placed by the windows, door and outside the houses. Diwali is a time of buying new stuff, starting a new business because that time is considered the luckiest and celebrating a successful harvest. It has a lot of spiritual significance. It is important to the Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs and newer Buddhists. Diwali is one of the biggest festivals in India, the end of the cropping season is on Diwali For…

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  • Applicatio Gardner's Multiple Intelligences Theory In Education

    Semester of English Education Department in Ganesha University of Education 2. There is a significant correlation between students’ logical-mathematical intelligence with their academic achievement at Second Semester of English Education Department in Ganesha University of Education 3. There is a significant correlation between students’ musical intelligence with their academic achievement at Second Semester of English Education Department in Ganesha University of Education 4. There is a…

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  • Lord Shiva In Hindu Religion

    most powerful god of the Hindu religion. He is also known as the God of mercy and kindness. It is Hindu religious belief that he protects every human being from all evils that are always around us. He blesses his followers with grace, knowledge,and peace. There are many famous names of Lord Shiva like Mahadeva, Pashupati, Nataraja, Bhairava, Vishwanath, Bhava, Nil Kanth, Bhole Nath, etc. The Lingam represents the male creative energy of Shiva. It is the main symbol of Lord Shiva, so it is…

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  • Indian Gods Research Paper

    The top three Indian gods are Ganesha, Shiva and Krishna. The three gods all had a role to play and they all had a importance. If they didn't do their job then everything would fall apart. for example Ganeshas job was to destroy the universe in order for another god to re create it. They all represented something and worshipped something different. They all had the same time period and which was one thousand five hundred before christ through 500 common era. One of the gods was Ganesha…

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  • The Caste System In India

    than on peasants, farmers or commoners. Mahabharata, written by Ved Vyasa and the Ramayana written by Valmiki are the oldest and longest forms of Indian epic poetry. The Mahabharata With 100,000 shlokas and 2000,000 individual verses, Mahabharata is longest of the two known Indian epics. It is an epic which narrates the fate of Kaurava and Pandava princes and also their Kurukshetra War. It is not only known for the storyline but also for all the life lessons and four life goals it…

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  • The Role Of The Gods In Hindu Religion

    that the Absolute has power in all of them. According to Essentials of Faith: Hinduism, there are three main divisions of Hinduism: the worship of Shiva, the worship of Vishnu, and the worship of Devi. The most popular deities among the Hindus are Shiva, Ganesha, Vishnu and his reincarnation avatars, and Devi. Many of the deities have more than one name and more than one form, thus some are more recognizable than others. The most known deity is Shiva, the creator, preserver, and destroyer. His…

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