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Inside the Jain Temple, Ranakpur  
   

Inside the Jain Temple, Ranakpur

A quiet corner
The ceremonies were over too soon - as was my visit to India

March 15th 2012
<span><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>The deafening din of two-handed drumming and the beating of stick on pan-like cymbal will forever remind me of Indian marriages. At the beginning and end of every ceremony - and, it seemed, at random intervals during every one of them too - these were the sounds that inevitably announced the arrival of ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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