Saturday, January 31, 2009
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Plays like Shilpadhikaram, Shakuntalam etc were written in this hold land only. These are considered as great literary masterpieces. How can one forget amazing flora and fauna spread across length of India? Go to any part of the country and you will be mesmerized with enchanting charm distributed all over. Picturesque locations of north, virgin locations of eastern India, coasts of west and great monuments and sculptures of south India remind us of inherent beauty of this land. One of the best possible results of different religions combing together was delicious cuisines. The traditional food of India is savored greatly and appreciated all over the world. Truly, India boasts of one of the best cultures of this world which has managed to survive since ancient times.
Monday, January 26, 2009
Indian art first surfaced during prehistoric Stone Age. Many caves and historical places bear testimony to artistic inclinations of Indians. Paintings and drawings of animals can be found in numerous caves. With the passage of time, drawing and painting also got refined. Many ancient households used to adorn the front deck of the house. This particular things has not changed as we can see Indians often decorate their houses. South Indians in particular, are more apt at making beautiful designs in their homes. Other arts including music and dance also got refined. India is home to wonderful classical dances and music like Hindustani and Carnatic music. In fact, different parts of the country have separate dance forms and all of them are still followed with utmost sincerity. People tend to forget themselves in dance like Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Manipuri, Odissi etc.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
India is renowned for its glorious cultural history and beautiful places. Indian culture is rich, beautiful and preserved. The roots are still in places and likely to stay intact even in future. India is a land of diverse religions and different beliefs. Indian culture has successfully managed to amalgamate a Diaspora numerous cultures and beliefs. What would you call a country with hundreds of languages, tribes and religions? Our school books teach us India represents unity in diversity. They could not have put it more accurately. This mystical sub-continent has continued to amaze western world on the sheer basis of tolerance and resilience displayed since centuries.
The beauty and richness of India always attracted rulers from other parts of the world. Right from Persians, Mongols, and Afghans to British, French and Portuguese, India has seen it all. Yet, we the nation accepted all of them, their cultures and incorporated within ours’. It’s our habit to imbibe best of cultures and give them their own space to flourish. Go around any state of India and one will find completely different culture which has managed to sustain flow of time and yet here, united we stand! ,
India is also a place with picturesque location. From pristine beauty of kerala to golden surfs of Goa, from Kashmir, the paradise of Earth to religious fervor of Kanyakumari, India has managed to carve the niche. Not to forget, majestic beauty of Khajuraho or alluring charm of Ajanta and Allora, India has it all in abundance. This blog will aspire to discover amazing India and will show the glimpses of its majestic beauty.