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Brushing teeth with twigs?

What is a neem ? Neem is a type of tree… The neem tree is a fast-growing evergreen tree that is native to the Indian subcontinent. It is also known as Azadirachta indica. Let us learn what it has to do with dental hygiene… Why is it significant? Neem is considered to be a sacred […]

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Why are people eating with their hands?

Why do Indians eat with their hands? Eating with hands is a common practice in many cultures around the world, including India. Indian cuisine is incredibly diverse, with a wide array of flavors, textures, and aromas and the foods of India mostly require one to use their hands with some level of dexterity. Indian food […]


What about…?

Yes, a lot of things are different. And done differently. Why do you… or What about…type of questions come up all the time. Here is an attempt to address some of them. If you know differently and would like to add to these please add to the comments. Or if you have more questions, we […]