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  Indian cultural tour,travel guide,culture tour of India,religious tour operator,India cultural heritage,Indian culture ...
India is a big country, and here the culture and traditions vary after every 50 kms, but we have been able to mastermind the itineraries, giving exposure to various traditions and customs, of this great country.
India became a land of assimilation and learning, a land of change and continuity.
India is a rich land which has attracted invaders from Central Europe and Asia who left their imprint on this land, its religions and its lifestyles over 40 centuries.
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  Culture of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
India was the birth place of religious systems such as Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism, which have a strong influence not only over India, but also the whole world.
India's classical music tradition, including Carnatic and Hindustani music, noted for the use of several Raga, has a history spanning millennia and, developed over several eras, remains instrumental to the religious inspiration, cultural expression and pure entertainment.
India is one of the most religiously diverse nations in the world, with one of the most deeply religious societies and cultures.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Culture of India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
India has been the birth place of many major relegious systems such as Hinduism, Sikhism, Ayyavazhi, Buddhism and Jainism, that are strong and influential not only in India but across the world.
Indian culture, as with all culture, is a mixture of several regional cultures, which also has been influenced by cultural impact from other countries, and at the same time, influenced the culture of several other nations.
India is the seventh-largest country by geographical area and has one of the most diverse populations of wildlife, geographical terrain and climate systems found anywhere in the world.
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 India Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
India will sideswipe you with its size, clamour and diversity - but if you enjoy delving into convoluted cosmologies and thrive on sensual overload, then it is one of the most intricate and rewarding dramas unfolding on earth, and you'll quickly develop an abiding passion for it.
India is a litmus test for many travellers - some are only too happy to leave, while others stay for a lifetime.
Generally, India's climate is defined by three seasons - the hot, the wet (monsoon) and the cool, each of which can vary in duration from north to south.
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Culture of India
The culture of India is one of the oldest cultures known to humanity.
Festivals in India are characterized by colour, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals.
India's classical music tradition, including Carnatic and Hindustani music, has a history spanning millenia and, developed over several eras, remains fundamental to the lives of Indians today as sources of religious inspiration, cultural expression and pure entertainment.
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 Culture of India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Indian culture, particularly drama and the arts, in spite of having passed through many changes, is characterised by an unmistakable unity and continuity.
To achieve this confluence of life and culture, to give form and shape to living in the present and into the future, visionaries have designed sacraments to punctuate the life of an individual.
Practiced by about four-fifths of India's population, this is also the religion that forms the backbone of the culture for the majority of the country.
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 See The Culture of India as a Volunteer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
India: The name evokes vivid images of flowing saris, sounds of crowded streets and the perfume of curry and sandlewood mingling in warm breezes.
Despite being a secular democracy, India is one of the few countries on earth in which the social and religious structures that define the nation's identity remain intact.
India's major religion today, Hinduism is practiced by approximately 80 percent of the population.
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 Language in India
The British system of education imbibed by the ruling classes in India has helped the Indian civil service officers to have a much broader perspective of the world around them, and, with the mastery of the English language, these officials were able to prove their worth in many fields including diplomacy.
Although India was wedded to a leftist orientation in its foreign policy until the fall of the Soviet Union, the diplomats carefully cultivated a language of balance, without falling into the propaganda trap orchestrated by the Soviet Union or China.
While the general mass of the educated classes in India looked towards sending their children for education and jobs to the western nations, the diplomats had to always contend with the ideology represented by the Western nations.
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 Culture of India | Allindians.com
India was the birth place of religious systems such as Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism, each of which have had a strong influence not only over India but also over the rest of the world.
Following the Islamic conquests and the subsequent foreign domination from the tenth century onwards, the culture of India was heavily influenced by Persian, Arabic and Turkish cultures.
One is to preserve the cultural heritage of India; two to inculcate Indian art consciousness amongst countrymen; and three to promote high standards in creative and performing arts fields.
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 Culture of India
India has managed to preserve its culture and traditions throughout various eras of history and all the while absorbing customs, traditions and ideas from both invaders and immigrants.
India was the birth place of many major religious systems such as Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism, which have a strong prevalence and influence not only over India, but also the whole world.
There are a large number of languages in India; 216 of them are spoken by a group of 10,000 persons or more.[2] The two major families of languages are those of the Dravidian languages and those of the Indo-Aryan languages, the former largely confined to the South India and the latter to the North India.
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There are many types of dance in India, from those which are deeply religious in content to those which are danced on more trivial happy occasions.
Indian painting is an old tradition, with ancient texts outlining theories of color and anecdotal accounts suggesting that it was common for households to paint their doorways or indoor rooms where guests resided.
One would be surprised to know today that games like, Chess, Snakes and Ladders, Playing cards, Polo, the martial arts of Judo and Karate had originated as a sport in India and it was from here that these games were transmitted to foreign countries, where they were further modernized.
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 Vedic Hindu Culture | Vedas India Knowledge Power | India News
Vedic culture is characterized by its power of knowledge developed starting about five millenniums ago and it flourished in India except for about a millennium from 950 to 1947.
Unlike in feudal India characterized by widespread discrimination based on social and cultural institutionalization of bigotry in the form of birth based caste system and religious affiliation, thrust of human development in India today is to empower all its citizens.
India as measured by its economy and military strengths was ranked among a third world nation prior to 1990s.
www.ivarta.com /columns/070706-Vedic-Hindu-Culture.htm   (1342 words)

 Among the Ruins - Dr. Kaj Baago’s Theological Challenge Revisited
He was among the founders of the southern branch of Church History Association of India in 1963, founder of the valuable archives at the UTC, editor of several bulletins and a pioneer of the new historiography of the Indian Church (see Baago 1963,1965, 1966c, 1967d, 1967g, 1968, 1969, 1971).
According to Baago the baptism in India is not the baptism spoken of in the New Testament (i.e.
In India there has been a tradition of conversion and experience of the atonement and redemption in Christ, which is significantly different from the western Christian theological reflection, and thus can provide some patterns for an indigenized response to the Christ.
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 Society and Culture of India, Culture of India, India Culture, India Society
India should educate the masses if its hope of becoming the global knowledge superpower is to become a reality.
The fact that India was invaded and ruled by various kings down the ages is already reflected by its impact on India culture.
Music, inspired perhaps by the whistles of the wind or the splash of the waves, chirping of the birds or may be falling of the rain, exists on this land since the existence of humanity.
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 Culture of India - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism, architecture, and the use of space
India, on the southern subcontinent of Asia, is bounded on the northwest by Pakistan; on the north by China and Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan; on the northeast by Bangladesh and Burma (Myanmar); and on the southwest and southeast by the Indian Ocean, with the island republics of Sri Lanka and the Maldives to the south.
India was ruled by the British government after 1858 through a viceroy and a council, although several hundred "princely states"; continued to maintain a measure of independence.
India has only recently seen the last of the rural serfs who for centuries supplied much of the basic farm labor in some parts of the country.
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 India - Culture Of India - Hindustan
Border Countries: India is surrounded by Afghanistan and Pakistan to the north-west; China, Bhutan and Nepal to the north; Myanmar to the east; and Bangladesh to the east of West Bengal.
Sri Lanka is separated from India by a narrow channel of sea, formed by Palk Strait and the Gulf of Myanmar.
India has the largest democracy in the world, with the muli-lingual and multi-ethnis social system.
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 Traditional Culture Holidays India National
Culture holidays of India present an unique blend of different religions, cultures, beliefs, backgrounds, languages, festivals, customs, traditions, ethos, food and costumes and considered as the most cosmopolitan land on this planet.
Culture holiday of India is different in the sense that besides its multicultural society comprised of Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhism and Jainism representing their own culture in the main stream of Indian life, every region has its own vibrant culture and traditions known as local culture or folk culture.
Culture holiday of India is the land of amazing surprises where almost every month of the year sees a visual feast of color, pomp and ceremony to make it the most fascinating culture destinations of the world.
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 Culture of India - Cultural India Tour - India Culture Tour & Tourism Packages
The cultural tour in india are an effort to pick up the best possible flavors of the land and offer them to the tourists in a package.
The land of the kings, Rajasthan, promises to be an experience of a lifetime with its wealth of culture and traditions.
The trip to trichy reveals the beauty of the ancient culture of India through the architecture in its temples and monuments.
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 Culture Tourism in India, Culture and Traditions of India, Ancient Indian Culture : India Line Travel
The people of India belong to different religions, caste and faith as such inhabitants of every region, state, city and even within it have their own set of beliefs and practices that guide them in their lives.
India's culture is like a rainbow of multiple facets which accommodates music, dance, performing arts, paintings and literature in itself which have gained recognition and fame from every corner of the world.
An extensive cultural trip into the vast land of India is sure to change your taste and sense of culture for the rest of your life while you will be amazed by the cultural diversity of the country.
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 Culture of India,Great Indian Culture,Rich Culture and Heritage of India,Cultural India
The culture of India is one of the oldest cultures in the world.
India is a land of many religions with its deep historical roots.
India's history and culture is ancient and influential, stretching back to the beginning of human civilization, starting from ancient history of India to modern Indian history.
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 Business Culture in India: How to do Business in the Sub-Continent
We were in the distant rear from corporate India as they rushed into the terminus and waited for their baggage at the conveyor.
The Indian intimacy that is unnerving to a culture that hides behind materialism and the other flaunts its spirituality amidst the obvious squalor and poverty.
To be fair this is one side of India, for there can be Indian hospitality at its best, a hospitality that discriminates in the favor of the foreigner and where the Indian receives the raw end of the stick.
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 Indian Culture, Heritage Culture of India, Indian Ancient Culture - India Travelog
India is a cultural state and believe me! I made my trip to reveal the cultural heritage of India.
Before coming to India, through friends and media, I knew that India is a cultural state that holds religious values.
Painting as an art form has flourished in India from very early periods as is evident from literary sources and also from the remnants that have been discovered.
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 India Cultural, India Culture Travel, Culture Tour India, Cultural Tour Operators India
India is one of the most diverse mixtures of different social classes, religions and traditions that make it an exciting adventure that tourists crave for in an adventure.
Indian architecture is that substantial tapestry of production of India that covers a multitude of expressions over space and time, altered by the forces of history considered rare to the Indian subcontinent, sometimes destroying, but most of the time understanding.
India is the abode of one of the world's oldest civilizations.
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 India Culture,Information on Indian Culture,Indian Art and Culture
The culture of India is one of the oldest cultures known to humanity.
Festivals in India are characterized by colour, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals.
India offers a number of classical dance forms, each of which can be traced to different parts of the country.
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