Objectives:* General Objective- Meeting new cultures different from ours and how faithful they are to their traditions.*Specific Objectives- Demonstrate how much globalization affects the cultures of this country.- Increase tourism in this country and encourage the population to have huge interest in theircultureProblem:How does the globalization affect or influence over the culture of India?Hypothesis:-Globalization affects significantly because now we can see vegetarian hamburger shopsin India and also hold brands worldwide such as BEMBOS.-They have also radically changed the way they dress according to what is commonly usedby Americans and only wear traditional clothes for major holidays.
From the dawn of time, travelers have come to India. Whether in search of adventureor spiritual enlightenment, all linked with one thing in common: India changed their livesforever. It is a very interesting country with an ancient culture and customs very differentfrom ours. The food is seasoned, and very, very spicy.
History • The origin of Indian civilization can be located in the Indus Valley civilization 2500 a.C • The Emperor Asoka began to unite kingdoms small and medium 250 a.C • Began dividing the country into numerous small kingdoms and dynasties like the 240 a.C. Mauryas, Chalukyas, and many more, who ruled around the country • Muslims came to India and began to expand their domains and founded the XVI Cent. Mughal empire. • The Europeans and the British came to India and began to rule the country.XVIII Cent. • "Mahatma" Gandhi became independent on August 15. 1947 • India was established as a Democratic Republic on 26 January. 1950
Location: Indian Subcontinent Time Zone: GMT + 5.30. Area: 3,166,414 km ². Population: 1,100,000,000 inhabitants (2003). Population density: 347 people per km ². Capital: New Delhi. (Population: 19,817,439 inhabitants (2001).Political System: Republic since 1947. Head of state: President Pratibha Patil since 2007. Head of Government: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh since 2004.Language: The official language is Hindi, spoken by about 30% of the population. English is often used for official and commercial matters. Moreover, the Indian constitution recognizes 17 other regional languages. Among other highlights: Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati and Oriya spoken mainly in the north and Tamil and Telugu are spoken in the south.
Turbans: It is very common to see some men in the crowdwearing a large turban and beard. So who are the Sikhswear which is one of the religions of India, professingabout 4% of the population.Tika: The bindi or tika is a traditional decoration ofIndian women, was originally a small red dot on theforehead, according to legend, red is the color of blood,the source of life and energy.Saris: Most women in India wearing a garment called asari, which is the national traditional clothing and placedone end of the wrapping cloth around the waist and theother passing over the shoulders or head.
Gods of India: SHIVA is the destroyer BRAHMA is the creator god of the universe. of the universe. VISHNU is the preserver god of the universe.
Fauna and Flora: India is an overpopulated country with a population density which is the highest in theworld, but this does not stop that in this country there are protected areas of nature wherewe can find diverse fauna and flora, with species as spectacular as the Tiger of Bengal, whichis the countrys national animal. The national animal is the tiger, the national bird is the peacock and the nationalflower is the lotus, which alt always present in the images of Hindu deities.
Bollywood: Bollywood is the informal name popularly used for the Hindi film industrybased in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. This term, coined in the 1970, comes from aword game between Bombay and Hollywood. The group formed by Bollywood and films in languages likeMarathi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada (Kanna) and Malayalam are the core ofthe film industry in India. Bollywood is a cornerstone of popular culture in Indiaand the rest of the Indian subcontinent. The most representative of Bollywood films are the musicalscenes. Typically, each film includes songs and dances of the country, mixedwith interesting choreography of Western pop.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi wasan Indian politician and thinker. He wasborn on October 2, 1869 and died onJanuary 30, 1948. He is known by thenickname of Mahatma Gandhi (Great Soul). Gandhi experienced a true devotionto his mother, a woman of extraordinarypiety and holiness. It was she whopowerfully influenced their religious andmystic, and his love for all humanity,particularly the poor and suffering.
Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is not only one of the wonders of the modern world is muchmore. This complex of buildings built between 1631 and 1654 in the city of Agra(India) for an emperor as a mausoleum for his favorite wife, enclosed behind amonument to a love story. The Taj Mahal is not a single building, but a whole complex oflarge dimensions.There is a total of 22 small domes symbolizing the 22 years of the construction ofthe Taj Mahal. On the building there is a large dome in the center is the crown ofthe palace, Taj Mahal. Surrounding this there are four smaller domes chattris,and at the end of the platform rise four minarets culminating in even smaller domes,built with an inclination outwards so that in case of collapse, do not fall on the mainbuilding .
Karni Mata, the Hindu temple of rats Its a strange Hindu temple located in Deshnoke (Rajasthan, India); not exactly knownfor their worship of the goddess Karni Mata, but rather by the adoration of the faithful whoprofess to thousands of rats living inside. The temple, originally from the fifteenth century, is populated by a whole army of ratsaccording to local belief are the reincarnations of the souls of the followers of the goddess,Karni Mata. And so they should allegiance whether youre believers or not. As in all Hindu temple can not enter with shoes and you have to walk stepping on thedroppings they leave rats by.
River Ganges. The river of floating corpses. The river Ganges is considered the sacred river of Hinduism. A place where rich andpoor, over the centuries have been the custom of cremating the bodies and throwing theremains. It so happens that there are even people with few resources who rents funeral pilesand after a few hours before the body has been cremated, the remains thrown into the riverso it is not difficult to see bodies floating in the Ganges. This, coupled with the brutal industrial pollution to which this subject area, have madethis river more than a place of worship, a rather unsanitary. And people think that this riverpurifies, so bathe and drink the water while floating down the river of human remains anddebris. industry.
Conclusion: India is a country that has managed to succeed in spite of adversity and poverty in thelives of most people. It is a country whose population is characterized by their hard work anddedication and above all respect for others. People have a great desire to excel, which has ledto stand out from other countries. And despite the fact that globalization has increased, this country has been able toassert their culture, and has made known to the world without losing its traditions.