Customs and celebrations of India include Diwali and Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, which is October 2nd. Diwali is one of India's largest and most important traditional holidays. More »

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Hinduism is the third-largest religion in the world after Christianity and Islam, as well as the world's oldest religion. Approximately 15.1% percent of the world's population is Hindu, including 79.8% of the population ... More »

Some customs from India include the practices of yoga and meditation, as well as visiting temples for regular religious devotions. Other traditions include the Hindu festival of Diwali, a four-day celebration in honor of... More »

India is the origin of religious traditions followed by one-fourth of the world's population and is home to the world's highest cricket pitch. India is the birthplace of the game of "Snakes and Ladders" in the 13th centu... More »

Several regions in India receive regular snow every year. As large swaths of the country are mountainous at high altitudes, India hosts a vibrant array of winter-weather destinations, according to Visit India. More »

The country of India is located in southeast Asia. It is bounded by the Arabian Sea to the southwest and the Bay of Bengal to the southeast. The southern tip of India is bordered by the Indian Ocean. More »

Republic Day in India, the day honoring the 1950 enactment of the Constitution of India, is celebrated Jan. 26 through 29 each year with celebrations, parades and flag-hoisting ceremonies. On the fourth and last day, the... More »