"Orissa Culture" Essays and Research Papers

  • Orissa Culture

    Culture of jagannath Orissa is the land of Jagannath culture. It represents the religious worships of orissa. It has unique and valuable religious tourism resources. The state has something for everyone. The monuments- the sun temple at Konark, the Jagannath temple at Puri, the Lingraj temple at Bhubaneswar are the sacred places of Orissa attract thousand of pilgrimages from the different parts of world in recent time. The beautiful yatra, Car festivals of Lord Jagannath motivate many devotees from...

    Hinduism, Jagannath, Jagannath Temple 1222  Words | 3  Pages

  • About Orissa

    Orissa Review (Census Special) GAJAPATI DISTRICT formation of the state almost entirely on the East side and a part on the North. On the north-west border is the Kandhamal and on the west lays the Rayagada district. The entire south of the district is surrounded by the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, which also encircles a bit of the eastern boundary of the district. The district headquarters town Parlakhemundi, is in fact situated very close to the southern boundary of the district which...

    Demography, Orissa, Population 1583  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bhima Bhoi Odia Poet

    Bhima bhoi The most permanent contribution of Orissa to our cultural heritage is Bhima Bhoi, Poet-prophet of Mahima dharma, who wielded his pen against the prevailing social injustice, religious bigotry, and caste discrimination. With his firm belief in one God, one society, one religion, he led this movement from Khaliapali Ashrama. The goal of his mission is "Jagata Uddhara" (liberation of entire world). The 19th century in India was a period of decadence and disintegration that warranted...

    Arya Samaj, Bhajan, Dharma 2291  Words | 7  Pages

  • Detailing of Posco Project

    department objected to renewal of the expired MoU with the South Korean steelmaker. The MoU, which was signed with Posco on June 22, 2005, expired on June 22, 2010. The instrument will be a tripartite agreement involving Posco, Posco India and the Orissa government. Mohanty said that Posco India has agreed to three conditions set by the state government. These are setting up downstream industries near the project area, jobs to local people, and swapping of iron ore within India. In August 2010...

    Federal government of the United States, Iron, Iron ore 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • My India

    odisha /ɒˈrɪsə/ (Oriya: ଓଡ଼ିଶା [oˑɽisaˑ]), also known as Orissa,[6][7] is an Indian stateon the subcontinent's east coast, by the Bay of Bengal.It is surrounded by the Indianstates of West Bengal to the north-east and in the east, Jharkhand to the north,Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west and Andhra Pradesh to the south. It is the modern name of the ancient kingdom of Kalinga, which was invaded by the MauryanEmperor Ashoka in 261 BCE.[8] The modern state of Orissa was established on 1 April 1936, as a province...

    Ashoka the Great, Bhubaneswar, India 2385  Words | 7  Pages

  • Iocl Projects

    facilities. GRASSROOTS REFINERY PROJECT AT PARADIP (ORISSA) Project Cost: Rs. 29,777.00 crore Expected Com m issioning: November 2013 Benefit: The project will help in partially meeting the deficit in distillates viz. LPG, Naphtha, MS, Jet/Kero, Diesel and other products, in the eastern part of the country. The complex will generate intermediate petrochemicals feedstock. Brief Description: A 15 MMTPA refinery is being constructed at Paradip in Orissa. The refinery will have, apart from a Crude...

    Oil refinery, Orissa, Petroleum 1095  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cooperative in India

    To save the poor cultivators from the exploitation of the money-lenders, the Co-operative Movement started in Orissa as early as in 1903. By the Cooperative Credit Societies Act, 1904 several Co- Operative Societies were established in North Orissa. 4. Primary Agricultural Co-operative Societies (PACS) at the grass-root level, Central Co-operative Banks (DCCB) at the middle level and Orissa State Cooperative Bank at the apex level. 5. Co-operative institutions have played a prominent role in promotion...

    Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh, Cooperative 1291  Words | 6  Pages

  • Research Paper On Pattarina Paintings

    Andia, Nicole Jimenez A.P World History, P.2 11/21/14 Research Writing on Pattachitra Art Pattachitra is a well-known traditional cloth painting in India, mostly from Orissa and West Bengal. The paintings are done by artists who are known as chitrakaras. These paintings are also inspired by Jaggannath and the Vaishnava cult, and they represent stories of Hindu deities. Pattachitra use to be a form of art that was dying by the early 50s of the last century since the kings did not condescend the...

    Art, Expressionism, Hinduism 904  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Dalits of India

    picking up human waste and dead animals. The Adivasis is the collective name used for the many tribal peoples of India. Adivasis are not an homogenous group — with over 200 tribes speaking over 100 languages, which vary greatly in ethnicity, culture and language; however there are similarities in their way of life and generally perceived inferior position within Indian society. There are over 50 million Adivasis constituting 7.5% of the Indian population, thus making it the largest tribal population...

    Adivasi, Andaman Islands, Dalit 953  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nrega

    Improvising the purchasing power of the people. It was started by the UPA government with the help of left parties. In 2006 it was started across 200 districts. By 2007, 330 districts were covered and all the 593 districts were covered by 2008. In Orissa starting 19 districts then 5 and then remaining. 1.2 Major Goals of NREGA: * Protective- To provide assured income. Promotive- Engine of growth of the rural economy. Preventive- To prevent the risk of forced migration. Major advantages:- ...

    Adivasi, Employment, Human rights 847  Words | 3  Pages

  • Case Study Vedanta

    Case study: Naman Swaroop MBA- Final Semester (please find the answers below) Latha Jishnu: Killing them ever so softly: CASE-I Latha Jishnu / New Delhi July 11, 2009, 0:33 IST Widespread pollution by the Vedanta refinery in Orissa raises serious questions about environmental monitoring. At first sight the images are picture perfect. [In the newspaper there is a grey picture of the fly-ash effluents from the factory in a beautiful setting in nature]. There are gurgling streams, a rushing...

    Environment, Environmentalism, Orissa 2328  Words | 6  Pages

  • Indian Classical Dance

    has its initiation in religion and philosophy. It has its origin in the temples of Orissa. The rhythm, Bhangis and Mudras used in Odissi dance have a distinct style of its own. Odissi dance is performed mainly with the theme of Infinite love of Radha and Krishna. The allied art of dance and music, which is more popularly known as the Panchama Veda was cultivated with success form a very ancient period in Orissa. It was King Mahameghavahan Kharvela, who himself was a proficient master in the art...

    Dance, Indian classical dance, Krishna 988  Words | 3  Pages

  • Csr Case Study - Posco India

    the nation which has ruthlessly implemented policy of ‘development at any cost’ under President Mr. Jan. So culturally, POSCO is not prepared for inclusive growth or sustainability or adversity. POSCO signed record breaking MoU of $ 12 billion with Orissa govt in yr 2005 to install a coastal Steel plant. Project is in limbo amidst local protests by farmers & environment activists. As on Jan 12, 2000 acres out of proposed 4000 acres is acquired by state government despite use of force & inception of...

    Corporate social responsibility, Iron ore, Orissa 2064  Words | 6  Pages

  • 2020 India Coal Mining Industry Forecast

    production of 615 million tons (Mt) in 2013, an increase of 3.4% over 2012. India’s coal production mainly originates from states such as Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. During FY2011–2012, Chhattisgarh accounted for the largest volume of non-coking coal production in the country, followed by Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. The state of Jharkhand alone had a share of more than 98% of the country’s...

    Chhattisgarh, Coal, Madhya Pradesh 629  Words | 3  Pages

  • Essay on Bhubaneswar

    capital of the Indian state of Orissa, officially spelled Odisha. The city has a history of over 3000 years starting with the Mahamegha-bahana Chedi dynasty (around 2nd century BCE) who had Sisupalgarh near present-day Bhubaneswar as their capital. Bhubaneswar has been known by names such as Toshali, Kalinga Nagari, Nagar Kalinga, Ekamra Kanan, Ekamra Kshetra and Mandira Malini Nagari (City of Temples) otherwise known as the Temple City of India. It is the largest city of Orissa, and a center of economic...

    Ashoka the Great, Bhubaneswar, Kalinga War 848  Words | 3  Pages

  • Role of Student in Nation Building

    BHADRAK At-Charigharia, P.O.-Madhab Nagar, Dist.-Bhadrak, Pin-756181 E_Mail - ori-dbhadrak@gramsat.nic.in No_1623_ /DRDA Dated__02.05.2011__ To Sri S.R. Pradhan, Deputy Director-cum- Deputy Secretary (DRDA Admn), Panchayati Raj Deptt., Orissa, Bhubaneswar. Sub;. Clarification regarding appointment of staff on Adhoc basis under several vacancies in DRDA, Bhadrak. Sir, In inviting a reference to the above subject cited, I am to say that as per DRDA guidelines, in DRDA, Bhadrak...

    Christopher Nolan, Following, Orissa 718  Words | 4  Pages

  • Witch Hunting in Adivasi Society(Special Reference to North Bengal)

    for a heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups believed to be the aboriginal population of India. They comprise a substantial indigenous minority of the population of India. Adivasi societies are particularly present in the Indian states of Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal (Special reference of North Bengal), Mizoram and other north-eastern states, and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Many smaller tribal groups...

    Adivasi, Caste, Caste system in India 1900  Words | 6  Pages

  • Vedanta Mining: A Political Analysis of Business Problems

    operations in the Niyamgiri hills of Orissa. We start with enunciating the Non market issue of this matter, the profiles, the stand and the strategy of all the interests involved in this issue. We then discuss the non market and market goals of the company tied to this issue, and finally we discuss the strategies that the company could employ in trying to achieve its organizational goals THE ISSUE: The Vedanta Resources company runs a refinery in lanjigargh area of Orissa for which it sources the raw...

    Advocacy, Advocacy group, Deer 2159  Words | 6  Pages

  • Amaresh Resume

    Certificate Board / University Bachelor of B.P.U.T Technology (Biju Patnaik (Mechanical University of Engineering) Technology), Institute/ School, City Year CGPA/ % Gandhi Institute Of Engineering and Technology, 2010-2014 7.5 Gunupur Orissa Intermediate Roland Junior C.H.S.E Matriculation College, Berhampur BHAIRABI HIGH H.S.E 2009-2010 SCHOOL, MOHODA 67.16% 2007-2008 73.75% TRAINING One month summer training program in Workshop Mechanical Department at Indian Rare Earths Ltd...

    Biju Patnaik, Biju Patnaik Airport, Mechanical engineering 254  Words | 3  Pages

  • bastar district

    tribals wanted to reassert their traditional rights over the forests and natural resources of the region. Other reasons included the humiliation of the tribal king by the British and disrespect for tribal traditions. The tribals also felt that their culture was threatened by British education policy. The movement was a continuation of previous protests in the region. It was symbolical of tribal resistance to attempts to change their way of life. Ultimately it was crushed by the use of brutal force by...

    Bastar district, Bastar state, Chhattisgarh 983  Words | 3  Pages

  • Folk Fair Festival

    Jharkhand is one of the very popular cattle fairs in the state. As a state, fairs and festivals are not new to Jharkhand. There are numerous fairs and festivals celebrated in Jharkhandthroughout the year in nearly every season. Any person fond of rich culture would be delighted to visit the state of Jharkhand as there is some kind of celebration running throughout the year. Out of all, the fairs Cattle fairs are very popular among the localites. One of the most widely celebrated Cattle fair is Kolhaiya...

    Cattle, Festival, Festivals 1183  Words | 3  Pages

  • Origin of Orissa

    Orissa was renamed as Odisha and Oriya language was renamed as Odia on 9 November 2010[8] by Parliament of India. The name Odisha is derived from the modified form of ancient words Ora (Ura) or Odra Desa or Sumera or Odra bisaya The earliest epigraphic reference to Odras is found in the Soro copper plate grant of Somadatta from which it is clear that Uttara Tosali with its visaya Sarepahara identified with Soro of Baleswar district was part of Odra Visaya. [9] Both Pali and Sanskrit Literatures...

    Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Kambojas 847  Words | 2  Pages

  • Culture

    Culture is one of the most important and basic concepts of sociology. In sociology culture has a specific meaning. The anthropologists believe that the behaviour which is meant is called culture. In other words the behavior which is transmitted to us by some one is called culture. The way of living, eating, wearing, singing, dancing and talking are all parts of a culture. In common parlance, the word culture, is understood to mean beautiful, refined or interesting. In sociology we use the word...

    Anthropology, Culture, Human 1326  Words | 6  Pages

  • culture

    CULTURE What Makes Us Strangers When We Are Away from Home? Culture – is an abstract concept. You can’t touch it or see most of it, and much of it can’t be measured. But it has molded each of us into whom and what we are. The way we dress, what we eat for dinner and how we eat it, how we speak, what color we paint our houses, and what we think about these things. - is dynamic and adaptive. COMPONENTS of CULTURE 1. Cognitive Process Learning, knowledge and perceiving What people think, how...

    Anthropology, Culture, Human skin color 707  Words | 3  Pages

  • Culture

    Subject: Culture in International Business Word Count: 1153 words TABLE OF CONTENT Introduction…………………………………………3 Stereotyping…………………………………………6 Culture Shock……………………………………….7 Conclusion…………………………………………...8 Reference List……………………………………….9 Reflection Sheet……………………………………11 Introduction: Culture refers to the integrated knowledge shared and the sum total of behavior of a large group...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Shock 1542  Words | 7  Pages

  • Culture

    What is culture? Ian Robertson defines culture as "all the shared products of society" Culture is a natural development of social behaviorism- social life and activities of human beings ( by George Herbert Mead). The evolution of culture is based on intelligence reaction to experience and needs. Why is it important for Social Science? Culture is very important to Social Science. The concepts of culture and Social Science are closely related. Social Science mostly refers to the academic...

    Anthropology, Civilization, Culture 540  Words | 3  Pages

  • Culture

    1.) What is culture? Culture is defined as all modes of thought, behavior, and production that are handed down from one generation to the next by means of communicative interaction rather than by genetic transmission. It is a way of life followed by a group of people and everything learned and shared by people in society. *Derived from the Latin word cultura or cultus, meaning care or cultivation 2.) The Components/Elements of Culture *Material Culture – includes the physical objects, things...

    Agriculture, Anthropology, Culture 704  Words | 3  Pages

  • culture

    can use the information you gather effectively. Cultural Images and World Culture Course This seminar satisfies both the Cultural Images and World Culture requirement for the General Education program. To that end, we will work to develop an understanding of the beliefs, values, and ways of life in various countries in order to engage comfortably in cross cultural settings and interact harmoniously with people from cultures other than the United States. Included in the development of cultural competency...

    Anthropology, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 601  Words | 6  Pages

  • Culture

    trajectories. One such new trajectory is the concern with national culture. Whereas traditional IB research has been concerned with economic/legal issues and organizational forms and structures, the importance of national culture – broadly defined as values, beliefs, norms, and behavioural patterns of a national group – has become increasingly important in the last two decades, largely as a result of the classic work of Hofstede (1980). National culture has been shown to impact on major business activities,...

    Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology, Culture 1280  Words | 4  Pages

  • Culture

    are developing the strategic skill set to master doing business across cultures. Cross-cultural core competence is at the crux of today’s sustainable competitive advantage. If one day you’re asked to manage a supply chain in Malaysia, the next day you’re managing your virtual team in China, and the next you’re optimizing your company’s call center in India, you know that it’s just not possible to be an expert in every culture or geography in which you do business. What is possible is developing the...

    Confucianism, Cross-cultural, Cross-cultural communication 1853  Words | 6  Pages

  • Culture

    Culture Desireé L. Nesbitt September 2, 2012 CULTURE I chose Northrop Grumman and PepsiCo to discuss the role of values and beliefs in their organization's culture. What are the espoused values and beliefs of Northrop Grumman? The values of and beliefs of Northrop Grumman are guided by providing quality products and services; dedication to customer satisfaction; effective leadership, integrity, maintaining the highest level of respect for coworkers, customers and suppliers and...

    Company, Culture, Grumman 1634  Words | 5  Pages

  • culture

    1314 words (3.8 double-spaced pages) Rating: Red (FREE) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Time Cultures in the American Campus Introduction: For most of international students, the American campus life is full of challenge because of the cross-cultural adaption process. Once you step into a different culture, you will face the differences from external aspects such as food, dress and customs to the internal ones, such as values and beliefs. And anyone...

    Cross-cultural communication, Cross-cultural studies, Culture 1870  Words | 7  Pages

  • culture

    Chapter 2 – Culture Summary The concept of culture is sometimes easier to grasp by description rather than definition. All human groups possess culture, which consists of the language, beliefs, values, norms, and material objects that are passed from one generation to the next. Although the particulars of culture may differ from one group to another, culture itself is universal-all societies develop shared, learned ways of perceiving and participating in the world around them. Culture can be subdivided...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Cultural assimilation 942  Words | 3  Pages

  • Social Exclusion of Dalits in Relief and Rehabilitation- a Case Study of Kendrapara District, Orissa

    SOCIAL EXCLUSION OF DALITS IN RELIEF AND REHABILITATION- A CASE STUDY OF KENDRAPARA DISTRICT, ORISSA BY ASMITA G. NIKAM 2011DM008 Jamsetji Tata Center for Disaster Management TATA ISTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE Deonar, Mumbai-400088 2013 1 Social Exclusion of Dalits in Relief and Rehabilitation-A case study of Kendrapara District in Orissa A Project Report Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements In the Degree of Master of Arts in Disaster Management By Asmita Nikam ...

    Caste, Caste system in India, Dalit 12473  Words | 54  Pages

  • Culture

    Ch. 2 Characteristics of Culture The Concept of CultureCulture is Learned Culture is SharedCulture is Based on Symbols Culture Gives Meaning to Reality Functions of CultureCulture and Change Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism What is Culture? Superstructure: Superstructure A culture’s worldview, including morals and values, oftentimes grounded in religion Social structure: structure The rule-governed relationships—with all their rights and obligations—that hold members of a society...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Cultural relativism 564  Words | 9  Pages

  • Culture

    CULTURE AND ITS IMPORTANCE TO SOCIOLOGY STUDENT ID: 2057434 DATE: 3/12/2012 Culture is the way of life of a certain group of people. It simply describes what different groups of people believe, think and the values of life unto which the strongly hold on. It consists of the beliefs, behaviours, objects, and other characteristics common to the members of a particular group or society. Culture includes many societal elements apart from the above mentioned, they are: language, values, customs...

    Anthropology, Culture, Max Weber 1592  Words | 5  Pages

  • Tourism in Orissa

    Tourism in Orissa, India has grown considerably in recent years due to the various attractions of Orissa, ranging from wildlife reserves and beaches to temples and monuments and the arts and festivals. One of Orissa's major attractions is its 500 km long coastline and beaches and natural scenery such as Chilka Lake, Asia's largest brackish water lake. Tharea is an important bird sanctuary for millions of birds, and is also noted for its population of Irrawaddy Dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris), the...

    Chilika Lake, Island, Lagoon 820  Words | 2  Pages

  • Cultures and Co-Cultures

    Cultures and Co-Cultures By: Anna Skidmore Delta College A Culture is the language, values, beliefs, traditions, and customs people share and learn according to Larry Samovar and his colleagues (2007). Culture includes two different groups called in-groups which are groups that you identify yourself with and out-groups which is a group of people we view as different (Frings & Abram, 2010; Quist & Jorgensen, 2010). Examples of culture is the foods we eat, holidays we celebrate, the...

    Communication, Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology 1177  Words | 3  Pages

  • Culture and Emphasis Different Cultures

    Cultural Shock * Cultural Context * High-Context Culture * Low-Context Culture * Individualism * Collectivism * Masculine * Feminine Why Study Culture? * Globalization * Rise in intercultural Shock * Avoid Culture ShockCultural Contexts * What is cultural Context? * The relative emphasis different cultures place on nonverbal communication * High-Context culture * Low-Context cultureCulture Values * What are culture values? * Four categories of cultural values: ...

    Anthropology, Communication, Cross-cultural communication 409  Words | 3  Pages

  • Culture Is Communication and Communication Is Culture

    "Culture is communication and communication is culture." Every culture around the world has a unique language. This language is made up of ideals, values, beliefs, traditions, and further attributes that constitute the essence of one’s ways of communication. Understanding how a culture communicates will, not only, allow people to convey a message to one another the way it was intended, but it will also help individuals to find identity in the differences and commonalities of the numerous cultures...

    Communication, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 2383  Words | 7  Pages

  • Culture

    Sundays; many Filipinos attend daily Mass, although this trend is decreasing. TYPES OF CULTURE 1. High culture The term high culture, is usually used to refer to cultural creations that have a particularly high status. They are regarded by arbiters of cultural taste as the epitome of the highest levels of human creativity. The product of long established art forms are usually seen as examples of high culture. They include opera, the work of highly regarded classical composers such as Beethoven...

    Culture, Globalization, High culture 1169  Words | 4  Pages

  • Culture and Transmission of Culture Socialization

    Culture and Transmission of Culture Socialization Social interaction does not come naturally. The article Culture begins by stating “A primary reason for the complexity of social interaction is that our species has no instinctive patterns of behavior.” With that being said, we realize that we are not programmed to know how to act, what to value, morals, ethics, and so on. Clearly, our behavior is shaped by the culture we reside in. However, we are born into our culture, which means we...

    Cannabis, Cannabis sativa, Culture 1169  Words | 3  Pages

  • arts and cultures of orrisa

    Art and culture of Orissa Orissa boasts of a rich and vibrant cultural heritage naturally caused by a long history of different rulers of varied cultural and artistic inclinations. Further confluence of racial streams has also enriched the art, craft and culture of Orissa in no uncertain terms. Orissa is particularly famous...

    Bay of Bengal, India, Jagannath 449  Words | 3  Pages

  • maggi brand

    Jharkhand Jamshedpur ( Kolkatta – Nagpur rail line) River – Subarnarejha , Kharkai , Iron : 1 . Gurumahisani mines – Mayurbhanj district – Orissa 2. Noamundi mines – Singhbhum district – Jharkhand Coal : Jharia coal mines – Jharkhand Bokaro coal fields – Jharkhand Manganese : Joda , Keonjhar dist Lime stone : Sundergarh district – Orissa Power : Thermal power using coal High grade carbon steel : used for structural fittings and tin plates Acid steel :used for railway wheels...

    Coal, Damodar River, Iron 738  Words | 9  Pages

  • Project Report on Ideal Entrepreneurial Ventures for Jharkhand

    subject. INTRODUCTION: Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. It was carved out of the southern part of Bihar state on 15th of November, 2000. Jharkhand is bordered by the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to the west, Orissa to the south, and West Bengal to the east. The industrial city of Ranchi is its capital. The other major cities, all highly industrialised cities of eastern India, are Jamshedpur, Bokaro, and Dhanbad. Jharkhand is also popularly known as 'Vananchal'...

    Bihar, India, Industry 2896  Words | 12  Pages

  • Chinese Culture - the Culture of Shanghai

    Chinese Culture - The Culture of Shanghai Shanghai University 30.11.2012   Shanghai – Brief Overview Shanghai is an important commercial harbor and the most important industrial town of the People's Republic of China. The administrative area has more than 23 million inhabitants. The status of the town corresponds to that of a province; the town is subordinated directly of the central government. Shanghai is an important traffic interchange and an important cultural center and educational...

    A Great Way to Care, City, Culture 1818  Words | 5  Pages

  • Odisha

    About Orissa Its territory formed a part of the ancient Kalinga of Mahabharat fame. Ashok the Mauryan King of Magadh, invaded Kalinga in 261 BC and this event has gone down in history as the Great Kalinga war. Then the people of Kalinga offered a relentless & dauntless resistance, but they lost at last. How desperate was the battle, how bitterly was it fought, and how terrible were the results, are known from Ashok’s own descriptions. This is what he wrote about the Kalinga war in his thirteenth...

    1st millennium, Bhubaneswar, Jagannath 6962  Words | 20  Pages

  • Jharkhand Festival

    Jharkhand. It is usually performed on the occasion of Bipu or Manda worship in Jharkhand. 2…Chhou Dance- It is one of the chief tribal dances of Jharkhand. This is a dance form that is performed in the tribal areas of Jharkhand as well as some parts of Orissa and Chhattisgarh. The Chhou dance is performed in an open space or a ground field, generally at the night time. The dancing area is surrounded by the fire poles called the mashaals, for the sake of lighting in the dark. But in some of the advanced...

    Dance, Festival, Jharkhand 520  Words | 2  Pages

  • Components of Culture

    Culture The values, beliefs, behaviour and material objects that form a people’s way of life. - Nonmaterial culture Ideas created by members of a society - Material culture Tangible things created by members of a society - Only humans rely on culture rather than instinct to ensure survival. The Components of Culture - Although culture vary, they all have five common components: a) Symbols b) Language c) Values d) Beliefs ...

    Anthropology, Cultural imperialism, Culture 424  Words | 4  Pages

  • Culture Dimensions

    would you define culture? Culture is the coordination of knowledge shared by a relatively large group of people. Culture is the behaviours, philosophies, beliefs, morals, ethics and symbols that a group of people accept, generally without thinking about them. Culture is also passed along from generation to generation through communication and social learning. 2. Briefly explain the difference between high and low context cultures? High Context Cultures: In high context cultures the message is...

    Anthropology, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 628  Words | 3  Pages

  • Culture And Personality

    Culture and Personality National Character (18 century to 1960’s) • National Character Relatively enduring personality characteristics an patterns that are modal among the adult members of the society. • Experimental psychology and psychoanalysis of cultures • National Character remained simplistic stereotypes Quantitative Approach (from 1960 to Present) • Statistical Analysis • Adoption of a Trait perspective in understanding Personalities • Identification of common dimensions of culture. ...

    Big Five personality traits, Culture, Neuroticism 416  Words | 15  Pages

  • The Classification of Cultures

    Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites</a></center> <br> <br>Culture is a hot topic. Scholars (Fukoyama, Huntington, to mention but two) disagree about whether this is the end of history or the beginning of a particularly nasty chapter of it. <br> <br>What makes cultures tick and why some of them tick discernibly better than others – is the main bone of contention. <br> <br>We can view cultures through the prism of their attitude towards their constituents : the individuals...

    Culture, Social structure, Sociology 1800  Words | 7  Pages

  • Culture and Ethnocentrism

    the practice of judging another culture by the standards of one’s own culture. (Macionis, 2012). This means that sometimes the way we view certain practices and beliefs of other cultures is determined by what we are accustomed to in our own cultures. The result of ethnocentrism is assuming the practices of other cultures to be inferior to our own. Overview of Ethnocentrism Ethnocentrism is a part of all humans and is inevitable since it revolves around culture, which is “the basis for each person’s...

    Adultery, Cultural relativism, Culture 679  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Bible and Culture

    Bible and Culture Culture is at the heart of who we are. We interact and react to the world based on the culture we have developed. When encountering cultures different from our own there is an almost automatic judgment. We quickly find differences and disparities and judge that culture against our own; often sitting in judgment of the other culture’s ways of operating, not even entertain the idea that our way may not be optimal. We as humans are quick to set ourselves and our ways (our culture) above...

    Christianity, Christianity in the 1st century, Culture 1680  Words | 4  Pages

  • Indian culture

    Barba 1 Mullen Expo Reading/Writing 24 April 2014 Indian Culture Culture is the idea, value and beliefs of a particular civilization at a particular period. It is more than anything else, ‘A State of Mind’. It is the way we behave, react to certain things, the way we perceive and interpret our values and beliefs. In its varied manifestations it forms the basic principles, ethics, workings and behavior. To define culture and limit it to these words would be an understatement. It’s like...

    Culture, Hindu, Hinduism 1188  Words | 4  Pages

  • Interpretation of Culture

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