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Jammu and Kashmir Handicrafts
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March 25, 2014May 5, 2022

Jammu and Kashmir Handicrafts

Kashmir, the lovely paradise on earth, is a place that is a melting pot of cultures. People from Persia, Tibet, North Asia, Central Asia, and other parts of the world have come, been conquered by its beauty, and stayed. It is only to be expected that such ethnic diversity would also promote the culture and...

Kokernag, Charming Idyllic Retreat
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March 22, 2014May 5, 2022

Kokernag, Charming Idyllic Retreat

This charming, idyllic retreat is located in the Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir, about 70 Kilometers from Jammu. It takes its name from the shape of the spring that gushes out of the base of a hill, divided into branches resembling the claws of a hen, while the spring resembles a snake. Kokernag is...

Pahalgam A Beautiful Hill Resort
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March 21, 2014May 5, 2022

Pahalgam A Beautiful Hill Resort

Pahalgam is another renowned hill station, located in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. It attracts plenty of tourists each year and is also a health resort. Not only is Pahalgam a noted hill station, but it is also a popular trekking spot. One can trek about 35 Kilometres from Pahalgam through pinewoods and...

Gulmarg – Jammu & Kashmir
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March 21, 2014May 5, 2022

Gulmarg – Jammu & Kashmir

There are few people in the world who are unaware of the beauty of Gulmarg, a town and hill station in Jammu and Kashmir, the northernmost state of India. Gulmarg, meaning the meadow or valley of flowers, is amongst the Himalayas and is quite close to the Line of Control that separates India and Pakistan....

Heaven on Earth – Betaab Valley
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March 21, 2014May 5, 2022

Heaven on Earth – Betaab Valley

Suppose one morning you wake up to see the sun shining on the snow-clad mountains, the lush green meadows spreading out aimlessly to a distance that your vision can cover, and some white and black sheep grazing on the field. And when you walk out of your house into the open, you feel the freshness...

Religions in Kashmir
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March 19, 2014May 5, 2022

Religions in Kashmir

There are three major religions present in Jammu and Kashmir state. In it, Islam is most dominant in different parts of the state. However, in terms of the total population, Islam clearly dominates the Kashmir valley. In addition to that Hinduism and Buddhism also constitute a part of the religions in Kashmir. The followers of...

People of Kashmir
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March 19, 2014May 5, 2022

People of Kashmir

Kashmiri population is a blend of people belonging to distinct races with different looks, dresses, food habits, customs, traditions, rituals, etc. Most of the Kashmiris are Muslims, followed by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Roman, Greek, Persian, and Christians. Kashmiri Hindu (Kashmiri Pandits) Among the Kashmiris, Kashmiri Pandits who are Hindus, are a progressive community, scattered all...

Music And Dance of Kashmir
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March 19, 2014May 5, 2022

Music And Dance of Kashmir

The history and tradition of music and dance in Kashmir valley is about a thousand year old and enhance the charm of the Kashmir valley. These are some main forms of the classical music and folk song of Kashmir. Sufiana Music Kashmiri Sufiyana Music adds to the glory and grandeur of the region. Sufi Music...

Life Style of Kashmiri People
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March 18, 2014May 5, 2022

Life Style of Kashmiri People

Kashmir, the idyllic paradise on Earth, is home to people of diverse ethnic origins, ranging from Persia in the West to Central Asia in the North and Tibet in the East as well as people from the Northern part of India. Once on the silk route, Kashmir was open to people from various regions, people...

Languages of Jammu & Kashmir
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March 18, 2014May 5, 2022

Languages of Jammu & Kashmir

Language Speaks Languages: The most common languages spoken in Kashmir are Kashmiri, Dogri, Urdu, Hindi, Ladakhi, Purig, Tibetan, and English. Kashmiri: This is the most dominant language of Kashmir. It is the native Kashmiri language. Kashmiri is an Indo-Aryan language and is popularly called as Koshur in local term. Hindi It is the second most...

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