The variations in Indian culture, tradition and heritage have inspired many exciting studies since centuries and understanding the diverse facets of india continues to be nothing less than an adventure. Indian culture is indeed an unfathomable, deep ocean of knowledge and wisdom which retains its grandeur and beauty even after thousands of years of existence.
We endeavor to present the invaluable cultural treasure house called India whose essence is visible not only in its ancient religious texts but also in its everyday human life and activities. We invite you to join us on this journey towards discovering India. Supports
India at Present
This showcases the present position and scenario of India. In this one could find glimpse on Introduction of India, the details on States and Union Territories of India, the Demographic Background, the Polity, Geographical Background and about Indian Economy. Today, India is one of the fastest growing economies of the world. One can also enrich knowledge by information on the Journey of Indian Calendar.
India at Glance
This gives a brief insight on the discoveries and inventions done in India and followed by the world. "Zero" and "Decimal Systems" were discovered by Aryabhatta in 100 B.C. Buddhayan dicovered "PI" and explained "Pythogoras Theorem" to the world. Under this one could find complete information on 22 primary and 1600 secondary languages that are spoken in India. The benefits of "Ayurveda" acknowledged worldwide has been originated from India and is considered the world's oldest method of medication.
Indian literature is an invaluable and timeless collection of spiritual and scientific knowledge. India's literary tradition has been extremely ancient and prosperous. The world's oldest known literature is the rig veda which has been written in the most ancient and undiluted languge i.e. Sanskrit. Different geographical regions have a rich history of literature on various subjects - therefore india's literature is believed to be the literature of diversity in unity and unity in diversity.
Indian culture dates back to very ancient times. Indian culture is unique because it has not been sustained by common people instead it is the result of knowledge and values generated after ages of meditative thought by sages, saints, thinkers and philosophers. That is why Indian culture has absorbed mystic qualities and it has become immortal and splendid. India’s cultural diversity and its belief in the ideal of unity go hand in hand. Such constant harmony amidst cultural variations can only be seen in india.
Ayurveda is an ancient indian life science. It is the veda of ayu or the knowledge of life. The shastra through which knowledge of life is imparted is called ayurveda. ayu is a composition of body, senses, mind and soul. And in modern terms, this is life.
Yoga is an ancient discipline comprising of spirituality, philosophy and various healing techniques which originated in india and gained popularity throughout the world. Yoga is a complete science, a complete life style, a complete healing discipline and a complete form of spirituality. Yoga’s basic principles are formulated on meditation and exercise (aasana) both of which together aim at a holistic physical and mental development. Yoga is an amazing discipline for bringing an individual on the path of positive thinking. It has been illustrated by maharishi patanjali in the form of the ashatang yoga in the yogasutra treatise. Maharishi patanjali has succinctly given the meaning of yoga as the control over the ailments of the conciousness and the mind.
The stream of Indian spirituality bubbles over with innumerable waves of knowledge and wisdom which is our invaluable legacy. ‘all religions are equal’ has been the Indian motto since ancient times. Here different sects and communities retain their individuality while living together as one. India exemplifies the ideal of ‘unity in diversity’. Such continual harmony and progress can only be seen In india.
Indian Culture and history has seen personalities who not only led a victorious, virtuous and a simple life but they also left behind a path, a legacy for their followers. These great personalities belong to different facets such as scientists, mathematicians, etc. Their contribution is a heritage we are proud to be associated with.
The legacy of Indian food is approximately 5000 yrs old. In the past foreigners loved Indian food so much that they not only learned the Indian style of cooking and recipes but also took Indian spices back to their home country which made Indian food world famous. The blend of spices brings together an amalgamation of aroma, taste and color in Indian food. The variety of Indian Cuisine such as Punjabi, Marwari, South Indian, Rajasthani, Vegetarian or Non vegetarian, all makes your taste buds go high.
Hindi cinema also popularly known as Bollywood is one of the biggest film industry in the world. In 1913, Dada Saheb Phalke made the first feature film titled “ Raja Harishchandra”. By 1931, with advent of technology the first ever voice over film was pioneered by Aardehsir Irani who made “Alamaara”. “Paather Panchaali”, made by Satyajit Ray gave Indian cinema the first ever international recognition. Amongst the many movies made till now few like “Do Bigha Zameen”, “Bandini”, “Devdas”, “Madhumati”, “Boot Polish”, “Shri 420”, “Do Annkhen Barah Haath”, "Mother India", "Mughal-e-Azam", have made a strong mark in Bollywood history. Today Indian films are at par with Hollywood films so far as technical capablities concerned.
Information on Rashis / Sun Sign, Location of 12 Shivlingas, Hindi name of Months alongwith various other information.