Indus Valley Seal with person seated in Yoga position

Understanding Yoga and Its Cultural Evolution From Ancient History to Modern Times

Yoga, once a secretive knowledge only known to the ancient Indian sages, today it has reached all corners of the world.  It is practised by everyone; the old, young, men, women,  people of varying social classes and religions. It truly … Continue reading Understanding Yoga and Its Cultural Evolution From Ancient History to Modern Times

woman wearing a pink silk sari, a traditional south asian article of clothing

Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan

Welcome back to the anthropology in fashion series, where each week we discover traditional dresses from one part of the world. This week, we look at the South Asian countries of India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. These countries in the South … Continue reading Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan

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Why African Folklore, Myths, and Legends Are So Meaningful in Shaping Culture

Myths, legends and folklore are types of traditional stories that are verbally or physically passed on in the form of stories, songs, dance, superstitions, festivals, etc. The stories are based on the imaginary, the fantastical, reality and everything in between. … Continue reading Why African Folklore, Myths, and Legends Are So Meaningful in Shaping Culture