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Information about Maharastra

Published on March 1, 2014

Author: aditseth03



Maharastra a state in india.

The Smell Of Warriors The Smell Of Maharashtra. Dance HYPERLINKS Cuisines Music Language Culture& Dresses Food

Maharashtra is famous for its unique dance. Some of the dances of Maharashtra are Pondava  Lavani  Koli  Dhangri Gaja  Dindi  Kala  Tamasha

Maharashtrians consider anna, or food equals to Brahma, the creator of the universe. Maharashtrians believe in offering their food first to the God as a thanksgiving. Especially on festive occasions, specific mithais (sweets) are offered such as ukadiche modak (Ganesh Chaturthi) and satyanarayan puja sheera.

Every festive occasion is accompanied by song, music and dance in Maharashtra. Talking about the music of Maharashtra won't complete without the mention of Natya Sangeet, numerous folk songs and its great saint poets.

Languages of the state Maharashtra are-Maharathi -Hindi -English ( as spoken in India and almost every country)

As Maharashtra is a vast state, the people of this colourful state wears different types of costumes, take different cuisines, has different forms of dances and music according to the physical features of their locality. Generally, men wear dhoti and pheta in olden days, while women wear choli and saree. But with the change of time, young Maharashtrians too are fast attracting to the latest fashions imported from the western countries.

The mouth watering Konkan and Varadi cuisines would kill any visitor's appetite. Although, Maharashtrian cuisines are a bit strong in pepper and spice, but it is the speciality of the dishes of this state that world knows about. And everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai chaats.


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