- When was Swami Vivekananda born?
- Konkani is the official language of which state of India?
- Khandeshi language is spoken in which Indian state?
- Who is the first recipient of Dada Saheb Phalke Award?
- Who was the first Indian to receive Raman Magsaysay Award?
- Which is the highest gallantry award in India?
- How many languages are listed in the VIII
thschedule of the Indian Constitution?
- When was our National Emblem adopted by the Government of India?
- When was the National Flag adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India?
- Where does river Ganga originate?
- In which script Hindi language is written?
- What was erected in Bombay to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Empress Mary?
- Who is the founder of Maurya Empire?
- Who founded the All India Forward Bloc
- What is the name of India's first satellite?
- Who started the Home Rule Movement in India?
- Where is the headquarters of ISRO located?
- Which is the first Biosphere Reserve in India?
- Which two cities are linked by Konkan Railways?
- In which state is Kanha Tiger Reserve located?
- Who was the last Mughal Emperor of India?
- Who is the founder of Brahmo Samaj?
- By what name was Kanyakumari known earlier?
- Where from the river Narmada Originates?
- When was the Hindi version of 'Jana Gana Mana' adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India as the National Anthem?
Seemantham is a traditional south Indian way of celebrating baby shower. The same is celebrated in north India as 'godbharai' ('god' means lap in Hindi - 'd' in 'god' is pronounced as 'the' and bharai means 'to fill'). The celebration differs from region to region. Seemantham is also known by the names 'poolu mudupu' (i.e adoring flowers in the hair) and 'gajulu todagadam' (i.e wearing glass bangles) in Telugu. It is celebrated in the 5th or 7th or 9th month of pregnancy. Seemantham is one of the 16 Hindu samskaras known as 'simantonnayana' in Sanskrit. It is a samskara of the embryo / foetus that develops in the pregnant woman's womb. Usually, seemantham is celebrated for the 1st pregnancy only and not for the subsequent conceives. There are certain superstitious believes on celebrating the function. In the olden days, people believed that pregnant women are easily prone to 'dishti' or evil e
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