Question: What is considered most disrespectful in Indian culture?

What are the do’s and don’ts in India?

To have a safe and delightful trip, here are 15 things that you should never do in India.

  • Do not wear shoes inside a temple or home.
  • Do not give or take things with your left hand.
  • Do not point your finger or touch anything with your feet.
  • Do not wear skimpy clothes.
  • Do not expect punctuality.
  • Do not show affection in public.

What are taboos in Hinduism?

Hindus have taboos against eating beef because it is a sacred animal. To eat it is to profane it. Hindus of higher castes also face increasingly limited types of clean food. Those of high caste are considered more spiritually refined and closer to escape from the cycle of reincarnation.

What is not allowed in Hinduism?

Beef is always avoided because the cow is considered a holy animal, but dairy products are eaten. Animal-derived fats such as lard and dripping are not permitted. Some Hindus do not eat ghee, milk, onions, eggs, coconut, garlic, domestic fowl or salted pork. Alcohol is generally avoided.

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