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Hello Everyone, Namaskar! You might be wondering what “Namaskar” means. “Namaskar” means hello in my language. You can also say “Nameste” for short. Any ideas, which country I am from? If you guessed, it is…India, you are definitely correct. I am from India, The Incredible India! India is very famous for its spices, festivals, grand weddings, Bollywood movies and dances. Many people from other countries dance to Indian songs, like to eat Indian food and like to watch Indian movies. Indian movies are called Bollywood Movies. They are sometimes also translated to other languages!
India is the biggest democracy and has 29 states and 7 territories. Our country has many land features such as rivers, mountains, and lakes. India has a lot of interesting places like Golden Temple, Taj Mahal, and Amar Fort. You might find India very crowded with a lot of people around you because India has a large number of population. In summer time in India you might find it really hot! When it comes to winter you might find it the opposite! It is really cold! The temperature can go down to -4 degrees Celsius. Then there is this season you all might love. Rainy season, rainy season is when it’s raining most of the time. You can go around splashing with water and find a lot of animals like snails and insects coming out.
Taking about animals and insects, India boasts a variety of species and organisms. ... It is home to Bengal and Indochinese tigers, Indian lions, deers, pythons, wolves, foxes, bears, crocodiles, wild dogs, monkeys, snakes, antelope species, varieties of bison and the Asian elephant.
There is one more thing that you will love, FOOD! India’s food and sweets taste really good. The different varieties of delicious food from different states are very famous! Some of the most famous food is samosa, chicken tikka, paneer pakoda, and idli sambar. Some of the most famous sweets are jalebi, gulab jamun, rasgullla, kaju barfi.
India is home to many festivals like Diwalli, the new year, holi, navratri, dusshera, raksha bandhan and jandmasthmi. Diwalli, also the festival of light is a celebration of the return of two most known gods to their home after a long exile. On this day people light up their houses, wear new cloths, participate in family prayers, and share sweets with other people. Holi is the festival of colors. We use colors to put on other people. This is a celebration for arrival of spring and celebration of victory of one of our prince over an evil named Holika! Navratri, known as the maha puja ( the great puja), means nine nights and on the tenth day Goddess Durga, who is worshipped throughout the nine days, is immersed in holy water after puja. ... Navratri festival is celebrated twice a year, though the one that is celebrated in September or October is well-known and celebrated with extreme passion and fervor. Dusshera celebrates the Hindu god Rama's victory over the demon king Ravana and the triumph of good over evil. On this day, we make a statue of the evil Ravana and set the statue on fire to celebrate Rama’s victory. Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in India in the month of July or August.
So, that’s my country, India and don’t forget to share something about your country too!