INDIAN CULTURE
Presented byLakshmidharVijaySanthoshi Swapna                Under the guidance of                    KIRANMAYI            ...
A RISING STAR IN THENEW MILLENNIUM
INDIAN FLAGThe saffron stands for courage, sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation.The white, is meant for purity and tru...
5,000 year old civilization325 languages spoken – 1,652 dialects18 official languages28 states, 5 union territories3.28 mi...
National Symbols of India             Truth             Alone             Triumph             s
GATEWAY OF              ELLORAKAILASHNATHTEMPLEELLORA
THE OVERVIEW OF AJANTA CAVES
WAY OF GREETING  NAMASTE
Religion in IndiaIndia is a Secular CountryNo State Sponsored ReligionMajor Religions   Hindu: 75%   Muslim: 12%   Christi...
Monuments: All Religions                        Church Our Lady of                        Health, 18th Cent.  Sanchi, Budd...
Worshipping nature        Tirumala - Tirupati        World’s richest       The Golden Temple        temple                ...
India - God’s own countryCelebrates more than 65 festivals
DANCE FORMSMore than 45 folk dances
Dances of Kashmir
7 C la s s ic a l D a n c e f o r
B h a r a ta N a tya m
K a tha k
K a t h a k a li
K u c h ip u d i
M a n ip u r i
M o h in i A t t a m
O d is s i
Visual artsPuppet show
More than 15 vocal formsMore than 60 music instruments
Customs and Traditions Food:            Traditions   North India      North India     Wheat            Influenced by...
Customs and Traditions: Dress Cotton, Silk, & Polyester Traditional & Casual Colorful & Ornamental South India   Doti...
INDIAN MARRIAGES
Deviation of culture
Way of greeting                  namaste
Mahatma GandhiFather of nation
Mother Teresa1979 – Nobel Prize in Peace
Conclusions India is in Transition Middle Class is Gaining Economic Status There is a Widening Gap Between Rich and Poo...
India is,the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of humanspeech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, an...
Be Proud of Being an    Indian    jAI hIND
Any queries?
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    1. 1. INDIAN CULTURE
    2. 2. Presented byLakshmidharVijaySanthoshi Swapna Under the guidance of KIRANMAYI ASST professor English department
    3. 3. A RISING STAR IN THENEW MILLENNIUM
    4. 4. INDIAN FLAGThe saffron stands for courage, sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation.The white, is meant for purity and truthThe green is for faith and fertility.The navy blue wheel denotes the continuity of the nationsprogress which is deemed to be as boundless as the blue skyand as fathomless as the deep blue sea.
    5. 5. 5,000 year old civilization325 languages spoken – 1,652 dialects18 official languages28 states, 5 union territories3.28 million sq. kilometers - Area7,516 kilometers - Coastline1,000,000,000 people in 2000
    6. 6. National Symbols of India Truth Alone Triumph s
    7. 7. GATEWAY OF ELLORAKAILASHNATHTEMPLEELLORA
    8. 8. THE OVERVIEW OF AJANTA CAVES
    9. 9. WAY OF GREETING NAMASTE
    10. 10. Religion in IndiaIndia is a Secular CountryNo State Sponsored ReligionMajor Religions Hindu: 75% Muslim: 12% Christian: 6% Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, & Jews: 7%Ironically religion is a unitingfeatureHinduism is non proselytizingNo preachingMost people are tolerantVery privateBecoming less important
    11. 11. Monuments: All Religions Church Our Lady of Health, 18th Cent. Sanchi, Buddhist, 3 BCE Kangaikonda Cholapuram Hindu Agra Fort, 16th Cent. Temple, 11th Cent
    12. 12. Worshipping nature Tirumala - Tirupati World’s richest The Golden Temple temple Thousand pillar Jamma Masjid templeThe biggest mosque in India
    13. 13. India - God’s own countryCelebrates more than 65 festivals
    14. 14. DANCE FORMSMore than 45 folk dances
    15. 15. Dances of Kashmir
    16. 16. 7 C la s s ic a l D a n c e f o r
    17. 17. B h a r a ta N a tya m
    18. 18. K a tha k
    19. 19. K a t h a k a li
    20. 20. K u c h ip u d i
    21. 21. M a n ip u r i
    22. 22. M o h in i A t t a m
    23. 23. O d is s i
    24. 24. Visual artsPuppet show
    25. 25. More than 15 vocal formsMore than 60 music instruments
    26. 26. Customs and Traditions Food:  Traditions  North India  North India  Wheat  Influenced by many  Tea cultures  Less traditional  South India  Wide range in rural and  Rice urban  Coffee  South India Dress  Very little outside  North India influence  Kurtha  More traditional  Pajama  More uniform  South India  Caste  Vaeshti  Based on Family  Sari Tradition
    27. 27. Customs and Traditions: Dress Cotton, Silk, & Polyester Traditional & Casual Colorful & Ornamental South India  Doti, Sari  Silk Shirts & Sari  22 Ct Gold Jewelry  Shirts & Pants North India  Kurtha, Pajamas  Sari  Salwar Kameez  Silk, Cotton, & Wool  Gold & Silver Jewelry
    28. 28. INDIAN MARRIAGES
    29. 29. Deviation of culture
    30. 30. Way of greeting namaste
    31. 31. Mahatma GandhiFather of nation
    32. 32. Mother Teresa1979 – Nobel Prize in Peace
    33. 33. Conclusions India is in Transition Middle Class is Gaining Economic Status There is a Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor Small Percentage is Very Rich Social System may not be Ready There is no Economic Safety Net Young Entrepreneurs should Embrace Rural Folks  Grameen Bank of Bangladesh  Micro Lending  Technological Empowerment Government Should Enforce Fair Distribution of Wealth
    34. 34. India is,the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of humanspeech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, andthe great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable andmost instructive materials in the history of man are treasuredup in India only. -Mark TwainWe owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count,without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could havebeen made. -AlbertEinstein
    35. 35. Be Proud of Being an Indian jAI hIND
    36. 36. Any queries?

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