Daily Life in Indian Culture: An Insightful Guide to Customs & Traditions of India
by Thota Ramesh Publish: May 29, 2016Advice & How ToGeneral Nonfiction
.................... Gain insights into Indian Way-of-Life ........................... .......................... and Enjoy Your Travel to India ..................................
This book helps you overcome the Indian cultural barriers and enjoy your travel to India. You get the best experience of Indian culture, through the character of John. This story of John makes you feel, relate, understand, experience the way Indians live. If you are traveling to India, this book will help you a lot in getting along with Indians and enjoying India. It takes you through the real-life situations of India. Everything that you need to know to understand the customs, traditions and rituals of India is presented in this book. The various aspects of Indian Culture are explained in a rational & experiential way. This book vividly presents the situations and scenarios that John has faced.
"John returns to America, after six months of stay in India, as a positively transformed person. His relationship with his live-in girlfriend changes for better. He recounts all that he experienced during his stay in India and the insights he got."
This book goes beyond the typical dos & don'ts. It provides an insight into the practicality of rituals; and into the typical life philosophy of Indians - including the way Indians look at life and happiness. It helps you understand the psyche of Indians and provides explanation for all that behavior that is unique to Indians such as:
* The special ways of greeting each other * The restrictions on physical touch between the two genders * The superstitious beliefs about common phenomenon such as sneezing * The bizarre behavior of praying to a plant such as 'Tulasi' & treating animals as Gods e,g Cows * The eating habits * The restrictions on public display of affection (PDA) * Leaving footwear out before entering important places * The complex & primeval rituals performed at different life events, including at the time of death * The invasion of privacy * The disregard for Queue system * Sharing of food, and embarrassing one-upmanship to pay bills * The close family ties * The concept of arranged marriage * Existence of innumerable Gods and ever growing list of them * The Caste system and Reservations * The scriptures & the Hindu philosophical concept of Karma …..much more
BIOGRAPHY Thota Ramesh, hailing from Madikonda - a village in Southern India - is the youngest of the nine children of Mr. Thota Durgaiah and Mrs. Thota Agamma. He is greatly influenced in the development of a rational approach and scientific thinking by his father, a retired Head Master and a great educationist.
Thota Ramesh is a postgraduate in Business Administration and in Applied Psychology. He is a software engineer by profession and a Counseling Psychologist by passion.
At a young age, he learned Magic & Hypnotism to understand the working of the mind. He believes in educating people to see reason and to live happily. He strives to do his bit through seminars and writing articles/books. He feels the majority of human beings are good, but they allow bad things to happen as they are fearful and unassertive. He currently lives in Hyderabad, India with his wife & son; and his daughter lives now in Whitesburg, KY, USA.
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