• The culture of India is one of the oldest and unique.
  • Four major world religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism in India

Indian Culture

"Unity in diversity" - these are not just words, but something that are highly applicable to a country like India that is incredibly rich in culture and heritage. A few quotations or statements cannot describe the pedestal that India holds on to the world map because of its colourful and unique culture. From the times of Mauryas, Cholas and Mughals to the period of British Empire, India has always been famous for its traditions and hospitality.The culture of India is one of the oldest and unique. In India, there is amazing cultural diversity throughout the country. The South, North, and Northeast have their own distinct cultures and almost every state has carved out its own cultural niche. There is hardly any culture in the world that is as varied and unique as India. India is a vast country, having variety of geographical features and climatic conditions. India is home to some of the most ancient civilizations, including four major world religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism.

Facts of India

  • A floating post office
  • Water on the moon was discovered by India
  • India's first President only took 50% of his salary
  • India is the world's second-largest English speaking country
  • Largest number of vegetarians in the world
  • The world's largest producer of milk

Universities in India

Yoga in India

Yoga

Yoga began in the Indus-Saraswati civilisation more than 5,000 years ago. The Rig Veda is the first text that mentions the word yoga. The Bhagvad Gita, composed around 500 BC, is replete with details about yoga. 21 June is International Yoga Day.