State of Andhra Pradesh Local Customs

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State of Andhra Pradesh Local Customs

  • While travelling in Hyderabad...

    Hyderabad Local Customs

    Most travellers dont realize that Hyderabad is a very conservative city due to the presence of Islam. I knew that it had deep roots with Islam but I had no idea that certain parts of the city were as conservative as they are. Most women dress in abayas and a majority of the them wear hijabs and veils. India is a place where travellers wear less...

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    Hyderabad Local Customs

    Diwali is known as the 'festival of lights' because houses, shops and public places are decorated with small earthenware oil lamps called diyas. These lamps, which are traditionally fueled by mustard oil, are placed in rows in windows, doors and outside buildings to decorate them. The lamps are lit to help the goddess Lakshmi find her way into...


    In Andhra Pradesh a Kolam or Treshold Design is called by the name of Muggulu.These are usually done in white rice powder since ancient times, but now moreand more frequently are done with crushed sand- or lime-stone powder. When they aremade with coloured powder the design is called a Rangoli, it is a colourful sight to see thispowder being sold...

  • vinayaka chathurthi festival

    on vinayaka chathurthi the birth day of ganapathy andhra pradesh people observe fast and worship the ganapathy idol in their home with different varieties of flowers, leaves, rice, turmeric , sandal powder, kumkum, camphor, lighted lamps etc . Each and everypart of his body is worshipped and finally sweet dishes are offered to him. Then there will...

  • ashram programmes

    Daily morning there is veda recital,suprabhathom, nagarasangeerthanam.if Baba is available he gives dharshan at 7.30 am and 3. Pm following this he gives interviews and there is a bhajan for half an hour .everything revolves around him. During festival times there are cultural shows in the bhajan hall. Daily discourses in the morning video shows at...

  • lord vinayaka for immersion

    idol of vinayaka is worshipped and on 3rd or 5t day carried amidst pomp and pagentry and immersed in lakes or tanks


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