5 Unique Traditions of India | With Detail

The 5 unique traditions of India that you should know

By Intimate Viewpoint 

An Indian bride

Why Is Indian Culture Unique?

As you all know about India and its culture and tradition. India is well known for its unique culture and tradition entire the world.

Therefore, today, I will mention a few of them in this article that could make you laugh and be amazed too.

The uses of a cow in Griha Pravesh

* The importance of a cow in Griha Pravesh

Griha Pravesh (The first entering into a new house) is one of the prominent rituals of India. Whenever someone builds a new house, a ritual is done before entering the house. Although, the ritual differs in the different casts in India.

In Hindus, this ritual is done in a unique and significant way. The presence of a cow is most important in this ritual. Because the cow enters the new hose first after doing worship the cow. For more learning about it, you should read this article."What is the importance of cows in Indian culture?"

In this way, it is very unique among all rituals and traditions of India that would evoke interest to know more about it.

Lathmar holi

* Lathmar Holi in Uttar Pradesh

Those who keep researching Indian culture must have heard about Lathmar Holi.

Holi is one of the prominent religious festivals in India. Holi, which is already very interesting and recreative because it's played with beautiful colors and water.

But one thing that makes it more interesting is 'Lathmar Holi. 

Lathmar Holi does not play everywhere except in Uttar Pradesh in India. It is unique because the method of celebrating it is unique.

Lathmar Holi is played not only with colors and water but also with 'Lath' sticks too.

Lathmar Holi is also unique because the legend behind it makes it more unique and specific. If you want to know more about it in detail, read this article 'Holi | Why Do Indians Celebrate Holi | The Legend Behind Holi' 

* Uses of the big basket in marriage

Although, using of baskets in marriage is not unique in India. But somewhere the big baskets are used in a unique way. In India, there are some states where the big baskets are used to take the bride and groom to the house after getting off the car. In such states, the big baskets are placed before the bride and groom when they step towards the house of the groom.

The baskets are placed one after another and they put their feet into the basket, this process continues until they enter the house. This ritual takes some time but it looks very interesting. 

Mundan ceremony

*(Mundan Ceremony) To shave the hair of little children after their birth

It is also one of the rituals of India. The little children whether boy or girls have shaved their hair after one year from their birth. Although this ritual is done at different intervals in different casts according to their own customs. But this is a must for people of all religions of India.

Hiding shoes of grooms in Indian wedding

* Hiding shoes of the groom by the daughters-in-law

There is a very unique relationship between brother-in-law and daughter-in-law in India. Almost in all cast of India, this relationship is considered very special as well as unique too. This relationship starts playing its unique role from day one when the groom means the brother-in-law comes to marry their sister in their house. The sisters-in-law create their group for teasing the groom and his brothers. Their first attempt is to steal the shoes of the groom. Because the daughters-in-law get the amount they asked for instead of returning the shoes of the groom. For this specific ritual, the daughters-in-law create their specific plan a few days before the wedding.

For keeping hiding the shoes for longer, they do more and more effort. In this way, the Indians enjoy every single little moment by making them special and they do a great effort to make them memorable.

Not only these, but you can get more and more little incidents as their cultural ritual which make you laugh and amazed.

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