It is quite impossible not to be astonished by India.Nowhere on earth does humanitypresentItself in such creative burst of cultures and religion,races and tongues.Everyaspect of the country present itself on a massive,exaggerated scale worthy incomparison to the superlative Mountainsthat overshadow it.India is the cradle of human race,the birth place of human speech,the mother of history, the grandmother of legend,and the great grand mother of tradition.our most valuable and mostastrictive materials in the history of man are treasured up in india only!
From the eternal snows of the Himalayas to the cultivated peninsula of far South,From the Deserts of West to the humid Deltas of the East,From the dry heat and cold of the Central Plateaus to the cool forests of the foothills -”Indian Lifestyle clearly Glorify the Geography”
Hindi is the National Language of India,a nation ofover 1 billion people .Direct descendent of sanskrit language.66% of thepopulation know it.”one language across the nation”.21 other languages are spoken and has classical status.Number of dialects in India is as high as-1652
FOOD AND BEVERAGESeveral customs are associated with food consumption. Traditionally, meals were eaten while seated either on the floor or on verylow stools or cushions. Food is most often eaten without cutlery, using instead the fingers of the right hand. Often roti (flat bread) isused to scoop the curry without allowing it to touch the hands. Other etiquette includes eating with one hand only – preferably theright hand – and letting the food touch only two phalanges of the fingers.Traditional serving styles vary from region to region in India. One universal aspect of presentation is the thali, a large plate withsamplings of different regional dishes accompanied by raita, breads such as naan, puri, or roti, and rice. Most South Indian mealsend with plain curd and rice. In South India, cleaned banana leaves, which could be disposed of after the meal, were traditionallyused as an alternative to plates. When hot food is served on banana leaves, the leaves add aroma and taste to the food. Leaf platesare still utilized on auspicious and festive occasions but are much less common otherwise.Traditional ways of dining are being influenced by eating styles from other parts of the world. Among the middle class throughout India, spoons and forks are now commonly used, although knives are not
Indias languages, religions, dance, music, architecture and customs differ from place to place within the country,but nevertheless possess a commonality. The culture ofIndia is an amalgamation of these diverse sub-culturesspread all over the Indian subcontinent and traditionsthat are several millennia old.
Perhaps the only thing more difficultthan to be indifferent to india would beto describe and understand it in one go.to knowindia,u need to be an indian! JAI HIND!