We often hear about culture, and we get confused about it. If to define, what is culture, then as described by Geert Hofstede, “Culture is the collective programming of the human mind that distinguishes the members of one human group from those of another. Culture in this sense is a system of collectively held values.” 

Culture is the cumulation of customary and social beliefs and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group. 

Here, we have the top 16 cultural podcasts in Hindi that shed light on the cultural aspect of India.

  1. Festivals Of India!

India is a land of festivals. From Holi, Eid, Diwali, to Christmas, every festival is celebrated here with great pomp and show. There are several festivals which we are unaware of but they are equally celebrated in India. So, in this podcast- Festivals of India, you can learn more about the festivals that are celebrated in our country. 

2) Ishq After Marriage

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 Marital norms are different in every country. And, in every marriage, there are issues that every couple face. In this podcast, Indian couples can get the solutions to the relationship problems that they face in their everyday lives. In India, marriage is considered a pure relationship that is meant to last eternal. So, this podcast by the Indian values gives relationship advice. 

3) School Ki Taraf

Schooling is different in every city, state and country. In this podcast, you will meet a person who is leading a busy life, perhaps he has no time to even gel with his friends. But, one sudden day, he walks down the memory lane and shares those anecdotes of his life that were maybe closed in the pages of the past.

4) Aao Unhe Yaad Kare | Farz-e-Dayim

It is the first-ever Kashmiri podcast that publishes the very best Sufi Kashmiri poems. So, here you get a collection of poems that you can cherish in your free time. It’s a great way to get in touch and know about Kashmiri language and culture, as poems are the mere reflection of society. 

5) Sampurn Purv Makar Sankranti

This podcast is a good option to know the reason behind the celebration of Makar Sankranti. It is one of the largely celebrated Hindu festivals in our country which is celebrated differently in several cultures but the common practice on that day is to fly colourful kites. This festival is dedicated to God Surya. To know more about the podcast, tune in now!

6) Bhaidooj

This podcast sheds light upon the importance of Bhai Dooj in Indian culture. This podcast shares the story behind the festival of Bhai Dooj and how it is celebrated.

7) #happydiwali  

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Diwali is also called a festival of lights and is one of the major festivals celebrated with great pomp and show by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists. notably Newar Buddhists. Diwali symbolises “victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance”. This podcast shares the importance of this festival and the religion backing it.

8) Kabir Das Ke DOHE

Sant Kabir in his dohas gives a message to the world about the correct and the righteous conduct that one should follow in life. These doshas tell the crux of life. Through his writings, he is trying to improve society Today, his couplets (Dohe) are considered as a way to teach man the lesson of humanity

9) Decoding Minimalism…

Minimalism is a practice where we try to intentionally live with only those things that we need to support our daily requirements. It is a way to declutter thoughts and things we possess. Modern culture has made us believe that there is happiness in the accumulation of materialistic possession. They have enforced a belief that more is better. But, opting for the idea of minimalism helps us to understand our real requirements. You can listen to this podcast and understand the meaning of minimalism

10)  Fake news And India 

Fake news syndrome is becoming a major issue that is spreading like wildfire. Fake news not only incite violence but also create havoc in the minds of the people. So, in this podcast, you will get to know what role fake news plays in India. Fake news can appear real. And, it is becoming difficult to burst such lies. Fake News And India will explore the underlying issue of this syndrome, how it spreads, who disseminates such rumours and how one can tackle it. 

11) Hindi Glossaries Alive

For those who want to develop knowledge of Hindi, and are eager to learn new words in Hindi, this podcast is a must. Here you can learn new words in Hindi every day and polish your language skills. 

12) Media and its consumption

Media consumption, aka media diet, is the combination of information and entertainment media consumed by an individual or a group. Under Its umbrella, things like interacting with new media, reading books and magazines, watching television and film, and listening to the radio comes. And, in the present times, there are many additions to it. Like with the introduction of OTT platforms, Audiobooks introduction, the landscape has been changed. So, in this podcast, you can listen to topics that are thought-provoking regarding media and its consumption. 

13) Making sense with Preethi Parthasarathy

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While the iconic Taj Mahal, incredible Hawa Mahal in Jaipur and River Ganges in Varanasi are easy to make their ways in every traveller’s wish list, there’s more to see and do in India that can be explored. So, with this podcast, you can choose your destination for your next trip. 

14 ) Deeply Simple Stories

These are the stories of day-to-day lives that happen with us all. But, the only difference is that with the change in the culture, the set up of the stories change.  

15) Kam Budget Mein Khoobsurat Ghar 

Who does not want to own a beautiful house? But, often it requires a huge amount to be invested. So, what about those ideas which can help us to make our houses beautiful on a small budget? It’s great to have such podcasts which help in giving our houses a touch of beauty and aesthetics but in lesser money. 

16) How To Master At Interviews

The office culture is different across the globe. And, with that, it becomes difficult for a candidate to crack the interviews. So, this podcast becomes a must for all those who want to crack interviews in their first go!


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