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Legacy of india-modified


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Legacy of india-modified

  1. 1. Legacy Of India
  2. 2. Architecture • Inputs from Sumil
  3. 3. Culture • People • Fairs and Festivals
  4. 4. Religion • Hinduism • Buddhism
  5. 5. Science • Zero – Aryabhatt Aryabhatt from India gave the concept of 0.Even more important was the foundation he gave for decimal point system. His theory of "from place to place each is ten times the preceding,“ was the foundation for decimal point system. • Yoga • Yoga which is widespread across the world now has its roots in India. It has got tremendous advantages some of them are as below a) Improve Flexibility, Strength and Balance. b) Reduce Stress and Anxiety c) Reduce symptoms for back pain. d) Very effective for Pulmonary Disease. e) Shorten Labor and Improve Birth Outcomes. f) Controls the complication of Diabetes. In today's stress ridden environment what Yoga offers is nothing but exemplary. Ayurveda
  6. 6. Science Continued…. • Ayurveda The basic tenets of Ayurveda are as follows 1) Mahabhuta Ayurveda states that a balance of three elemental substances .Dosha is health and imbalance as disease. The Dosha are three and they are Vita, Pita and Kappa. One Ayurvedic theory states that each human possesses a unique combination of these doshas that define that person's temperament and characteristics. Each person has a natural state, or natural combination of these three elements, and should seek balance by modulating their behavior or environment. In this way they can increase or decrease the doshas they lack or in abundance of respectively 2) Dosha In Ayurvedic theory, 20 qualities / characteristics guṇa, which are inherent in all substances are more accepted. They can be arranged in ten pairs of antonyms: heavy/light, cold/hot, unctuous/dry, dull/sharp, stable/mobile, soft/hard, non-slimy/slimy, smooth/coarse, minute/gross, viscous/liquid. 3) Guna Ensuring the proper functions of channels (srotas) that transport fluids is a part of Ayurvedic treatment, because the lack of healthy channels is thought to cause diseases. Practitioners treat by massage with oils and Swedana(fomentation) to open up these channels.
  7. 7. Landscapes • • India is one of the very few countries which can boast of such a diversified landscapes. It has everything from amazing Mountain ranges to the high seas. It also has desserts and Wetlands. Mountains: Kanchenjunga Mountain Range: 1) It is the third Highest Peak in the world. 2) Is home to some of the most endangered species such as Snow Leopard, Asiatic Black Bear, Red Panda, Himalayan Musk Dear, Blood Pheasant. 3) One of the Biggest areas surrounded by Glaciers. File Photo : Kanchenjunga
  8. 8. File Photo 2 : Kanchenjunga As seen from Sikkim In India
  9. 9. Himalayas •There are close to 15000 small and Big glaciers and hold up to 12000 km3 of water. Arguably one of the biggest sources of water in Asia. •The relative moderate and temperate climate of North India is attributed to Himalayas acting as a protection to the Arctic Winds. •It is home to some of the most important Ayurvedic Herbs for thousands of years. •It also has some of the rare Flora and Fauna and is home to some of the rare Animal Species.