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What is Diwali?

A Hindu festival of lights held in the period October to November. It is particularly asociated with Lakshmi, goddess of prosperity, and marks the beginning of the fiscal year in India. They celebrate it by having a light festival for 5 whole days! It's to celebrate a begging of a new year.

Fun facts!

  1. India is 1/3 the size of the U.S.A.
  2. India has 1,166,079,217.
  3. India has the worlds largest democracy.
  4. India has only about 35% of Indians live under poverty.
  5. Inda has more than a million millionaires.
  6. India has over 40,000 murders per year.
  7. India it's illegal for foreigners to take india money out of India.
  8. India discovered water on the moon.
  9. India invented herb based shampoo.
  10. India first mined diamonds.
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Bollywood sign!

Bollywood and Hollywood are very similar even tough there so far apart. Bollywood is basically like a Indian version of Hollywood. Incase you wondering they make all the movies.

Time line

1858- India becomes under direct rule of the British crown after India failed mutiny.

1885- Indian national congress founded as forum for emergency nationalist feeling.

1920-1922- Nationalist figurehead Mahatma Gandhi launches anti-British civil disobedience campaign.

1942-1943- Congress launches "Quit India" movement.

1947-End of British rule and partition of Sub-Conteinetal into mainly Hindu India and Muslim-magority state of Pakistan.

1947-1978- Hundreds of thousands of people die in widespread communiual bloodshed after particulation.

1948- Mahatma Ghandi assassinated by Hindu extremists.

1948- War with Pakistan over disputed territory of Kashmir

1951-1952- Congress Party wins first general elections under leadership of Jawaharlal

1962- India loses brief border war with China.

Who Is Mohandas Karmchand Gandhi?

Hello I am Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. I was born on October 2, 1868 in Porbandar, India. My spouses name is Kasturba Gandhi. I have 4 children Harilal Gandhi, Manilal Gandhi, Devdas Gandhi, and Ramdas Gandhi.

Some of my quotes that I have said are “Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.” “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

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What is Ayurveda and How Does it Promote Good Health?

In Ayurveda, perfect health is defined as "a balance between body, mind, spirit, and social wellbeing." Like all holistic health systems, Ayurveda emphasizes the unshakable connections between the body, mind, and spirit.

St. Francis Xavioures Cathedral

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St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral

It has gotten bigger over 1851 through 2009. And they have also developed colered pictures.