Around the World – India
“Om se hota hai har kaam shuru, rahete hai yaha Jesus guru, VaheGuru, Allah oh
India oh my India, India oh my India….”
Melodious song which I have heard so many times in my childhood. This beautiful song
gives insight on India’s diversified culture, where different religions live happily under one roof.
India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. India’s extraordinary history is closely
associated with Geographic regions. India had witnessed the fusion of several customs and traditions, which reflects its rich & diversified culture and heritage. In fact the great Indian history had a significant impact on the evolution of the Modern Indian society.
If we see Indian map we come to know that India is crowned by the beautiful Himalaya and surrounded by vast seas. India is famous for its abundant natural beauty and tranquility. Not only that, India is a land of Great
-Culture -Values -Traditions -Spiritual Mysticism -History -Mountains -Rivers -Wildlife -People -Art -Architectures -Languages -Food etc etc…
In-short India is truly a place to get excited about. Needless to say there is so much we could learn and understand from each and every aspect of India. So let’s begin with some Interesting facts about India….
1. “Bharat-Ganarajya” (Republic of India) is the official name of India.
2. India is the seventh largest country by area & the second most populous country in the world.
3.India is the largest Democracy (Form of Government which provides equality and freedom to everyone) in the world.
4. The world’s highest mountain range, ‘The Himalaya’ (In Sanskrit, Hima-Snow & Alaya Abode) rises in the north of India.
5. India is the only country in the world to have so many religions, beliefs & diversified culture.
6. India invented number system, Chess, Plastic surgery, first calculated the value of PI etc
7. Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine originated in India
8. World’s first University, “Takshashila” was established in India.
9. “Yoga” is originated in India.
10. India is famous for it’s woven fabrics and embroidery
11. India is the birthplace of many religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism
12. India is the world leader in production of dry Beans, Bananas, Mangoes, computer software etc
13. The worlds largest movie Industry ‘Bollywood’ is in India
14.The worlds first granite temple is in India, in Tanjavur
15. Indians are Cricket crazy but the national game of India is Hockey and not Cricket