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India, officially the Republic of India, is a land of diverse cultures, landscapes, and traditions. The country is the birthplace of Gandhi and home to the Himalayas (the world’s highest mountain range), the Bengal tiger, and the Taj Mahal.

Coat of Arms

National Animal

The Bengal Tiger

National Flower

Lotus

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Diwali

Diwali: Festival of Lights

By Julie Yeros | November 10, 2015

Diwali, short for Deepawali, is one of the most popular celebrations in India. The word translates to “row of lights” in Sanskrit and celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness. The multi-day “Festival of Lights” includes fireworks, food, gifts, colored sand, and special clay lamps. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click…

Learn About Mohandas Gandhi

Learn About Mohandas Gandhi

By Julie Yeros | September 30, 2015

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as the Mahatma (“Great Soul”), was born on October 2, 1869 in India. He was an inspirational leader, peaceful activist, and legendary humanitarian. His birthday is a national holiday in India, and it is also the International Day of Non-Violence. Learn about Gandhi’s life and the impact he had on…