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Day 24 – Q 5.Discuss the status, challenges and potential of regional cinema in India.

5. Discuss the status, challenges and potential of regional cinema in India.   भारत में क्षेत्रीय सिनेमा की स्थिति, चुनौतियों और क्षमता पर चर्चा करें। Introduction: With recent box office successes like Sairat and Bahubali, and winning of national award by Village Rockstars, limelight has again come on regional cinema. . . . Read more

Day 24 – Q 4.Differentiate between the terms culture and civilisation. How are they interrelated? Explain.

4. Differentiate between the terms culture and civilisation. How are they interrelated? Explain.   संस्कृति और सभ्यता के बीच अंतर करें। वे कैसे जुड़े हुए हैं? स्पष्ट करें । Introduction The term ‘culture’ is a Latin origin of the world ‘cultus’, which refers to cultivating or refining something, in such . . . Read more

Day 24 – Q 3.Should India’s deteriorating monuments be restored artificially? Won’t it take away their antiquity? Give your views.

3. Should India’s deteriorating monuments be restored artificially? Won’t it take away their antiquity? Give your views.   क्या भारत के विघटित होते स्मारकों को कृत्रिम रूप से बहाल किया जाना चाहिए? क्या यह उनकी पुरातनता को दूर नहीं करेगा? अपने विचार दें। Introduction According to UNESCO, monuments are any . . . Read more

Day 24 – Q 2.Examine the spiritual significance of the Kumbh Mela.

2. Examine the spiritual significance of the Kumbh Mela. कुंभ मेला के आध्यात्मिक महत्व की जांच करें। Introduction: Held four times every 12 years at four different locations across central and northern India, the Kumbh Mela is the largest religious congregation and largest peaceful gathering on the planet. This vast . . . Read more

Day 24 – Q 1.Do you find any philosophical similarity among various religions of India? Discuss.

1. Do you find any philosophical similarity among various religions of India? Discuss.      क्या आपको भारत के विभिन्न धर्मों के बीच कोई दार्शनिक समानता मिलती है? चर्चा करें। Introduction Many great civilisations such as Mesopotamia and Nile valley civilisation established by human races but later they vanished from the . . . Read more

Day 23 – Q 5. The Bhakti poets took India’s literary literary trends to a new direction. Comment.

5. The Bhakti poets took India’s literary literary trends to a new direction. Comment.   भक्ति कवियों ने भारत की साहित्यिक प्रवृत्तियों को एक नई दिशा दी। टिप्पणी करें। Introduction: Bhakti movement began in the 6th century AD in southern India. It emphasized on complete devotion to the God. There . . . Read more

Day 23 – Q 4. Examine the contribution of Cholas in the development of temple architecture in India.

4. Examine the contribution of Cholas in the development of temple architecture in India. भारत में मंदिर वास्तुकला के विकास में चोलों के योगदान की जांच करें। Introduction The Chola period saw the culmination of Dravida temple art resulting in the most sophisticated buildings of medieval India.  The Tamil Nadu . . . Read more

Day 23 – Q 3. What are the most recurring themes of Mughal paintings? Illustrate.

3. What are the most recurring themes of Mughal paintings? Illustrate. मुगल चित्रों की सबसे आवर्ती थीम क्या हैं? उदाहरण देकर स्पष्ट करें। Introduction India has a long tradition of artistic excellence and painting is one of the major medium which depicts Indian art and culture. The history of painting . . . Read more

Day 23 – Q 2.Classical dance forms are living embodiment of India’s devotional tradition. Elucidate.

2. Classical dance forms are living embodiment of India’s devotional tradition. Elucidate. शास्त्रीय नृत्य रूप भारत की भक्ति परंपरा के जीवित अवतार हैं। स्पष्ट करें। Introduction: Classical dance forms refer to those religious Hindu art forms whose roots can be traced back to Bharat Muni’s Natyashastra, the source book of . . . Read more

Day 23 – Q 1.Discuss the contribution of Sufism towards India’s musical tradition.

1. Discuss the contribution of Sufism towards India’s musical tradition. भारत की संगीत परंपरा के प्रति सूफीवाद के योगदान पर चर्चा करें। Introduction India’s musical tradition has a long history. Since ancient times, music remained at the center of religious traditions in India. It is therefore Sufism popularised in India . . . Read more