India And Its Intricacies


India is a very intricate place in every sense of the word. It is complicated and it is detailed. It is complex and sometimes difficult to understand. But all of this is what makes India one of the most unique and interesting places in the world. It is also its beauty.

Intricate ceremonies and festivals

Dhuni: Getting rid of your attachments via fire:

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A traditional Maharashtrian Birthday Ceremony & Celebration:


The Clothing

The clothing in India is absolutely intricate and beautiful with its detailed patterns and beautiful range of colors.

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See related: Different Types of Indian Women Clothing

triveni saree3 A metal heart fence and colorful saris.

The Roads

India’s roads are infamous for being dangerous and crazy. Rules don’t apply. As a foreigner, you would have to be brave to take them on.

Traffic.Families riding motorcycles is a common procession


Indian food is one intricate type of cuisine because of all of the different spices and ingredients that they use for different kinds of dishes. There is a science to it.

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Me cooking in India.

Indian street food at the Bollywood Theater restaurant, Portland, OR

See related: Bollywood Theater, Indian Street Food in Portland, Oregon



The harvest process of saffron is very intricate, making it one of the most exotic and expensive spices in the world.

See related: Saffron: The Most Expensive Spice

making chapatischapati roti

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Adornments and Decorations

Indian people love decorating and often have meanings for every detail involved.

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India people are masterful with their hands and create amazing artwork in all kinds of mediums from sculpture to painting to music.

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See related: Behind The Scenes: Statues for Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu Festival)

ganesha statues


Women in India don’t leave the house without any jewelry. The silverwork in India is one of the most intricate in the world.

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Even laundry is complex in India.

Below is Dhobi Ghat, a well known open air laundromat in Mumbai, India.


What essential intricate part of India did I miss?

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