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बालक (Balak – Boy) Meaning बच्चा, लड़का,
बालिका (Balika – Girl) Meaning लड़की, बच्ची,
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Indian folk tales, short stories, history facts, and activities on India for school age children.
Bharat Mata, that is, the Mother India (Bharat – India, Mata – Mother) is a personification of India, and relatively seen by some as a mother goddess of fertility. She is usually depicted as a lady, clad in a saree holding a flag.
Children’s day, in hindi known as “Bal Diwas”, in India falls on November 14th every year and for good reason. Children’s day in India is celebrated on Pandit Nehru’s birthday as a day of fun and frolic, a celebration of childhood, children and Nehruji’s love for them.
The festival of Gandhi Jayanti is observed in India, on October 2nd the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, with reverence all over the country. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi,also known as ‘Bapu’ or ‘Father of the nation’, the apostle of peace was born on 2 October 1869 at Porbandar in Gujarat.
India is a land of great diversity. It described as a land of many Devotionals and innumerable languages, it might well be described as a land of festivals as well. Hinduism has 108 Puranas and 4 Vedas. The Ayurveda is a Hindu book of knowledge that contains ancient Hindu knowledge of medicine. Yoga has been practiced as part of the Hinduism for centuries.
India is the home of the world’s oldest civilizations. It is traditionally a land of spirituality and faith. India is a secular state in which religion plays a major role in the daily life. Rituals, worship, and other religious activities are very prominent in an individual’s daily life. Prayer or worship (Sanskrit : Prarthana) is considered to be an integral part of the Hindu religion. Some of the popular forms of prayers are mantras, shlokas, aartis, chalisas, bhajans, and chanting of god names. The main motive of Prayer or worship for the Hindu worshipper is making a spiritual connection with the divine; expressing one’s love and devotion towards god; obtaining their blessings; and seeking wishes for the fulfillment of one’s desires.
The legends of Krishna’s childhood and youth describe him as a cow herder, a mischievous boy whose pranks earns him the nickname a Makhan Chor (butter thief), and a protector who steals the hearts of the people in both Gokul and Vrindavana.