Culture for Mains

Sufism – USPC GS1

Discuss the features of Sufism which makes it distinct from other sects of Islam. Considering ongoing conflicts in West Asia, do you think there is threat to Sufism and its followers? Critically examine. Sufism is that distinctive school of Islam that believes in mysticism and core adherence to Koranic teachings. It emphasis on devotional nature …

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Preserving Heritage – UPSC GS1

“…India as a repository of countless performing arts, local health practices, indigenous knowledge systems and rich language traditions spanning generations could ill-afford to destroy or lose it.” Discuss with suitable examples. (200 Words) India is known for its diversity. The 64 Arts, practices of AYUSH, knowledge of tribals, coastal inhabitants and rich languages with 22 scheduled and …

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