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INDIA

RELIGIONS IN INDIA
Christianity

Jainism

Hinduism

Buddhism

Sikhism

Islam

LANDSCAPES

The Seven Classical Dance Forms


Kathak

Manipuri
Mohini Attam

One of the most enduring symbols of India is the figure of

Kuchipudi Kathakali NATARAJA

Bharatnatyam

Odissi

Languages of India
Urdu Punjabi Rajasthani Hindi

Sanskrit
Bengali Oriya

Assamese

Gujarati Marathi Konkani Kannada

Telegu
Tamil

Malayalam

North India - Culture, Festivals & The People

Important festivals :
Lohri - Punjab Holi - celebrated all over North India Vaisakhi - Punjab Hemis - Jammu & Kashmir

Rakshabandhan - celebrated all over North India

North Indian Wedding Dress

Traditional Dances

Kathak

Bhangra

North Indian food

Tandoori Chicken

Naan

Shahi Paneer

Rajma Chawal

Aloo Paratha

Gulab Jamun

Famous placesthe North Famous places of In the North

Mount Kailash - Himalayas Ladakh Lake - Kashmir

Taj Mahal - Agra

India Gate - New Delhi

"Lotus Temple - Delhi.

Golden Temple - Amritsar, Punjab.

Great Indians
Jawaharlal Nehru The First Prime Minister of India.

Kalpana Chawla

NASA Astronaut

Har Gobind Khorana

1968 - Nobel Laureate in Medicine

East India - Culture, Festivals & The People Important Festivals :


Durga pooja - Calcutta Bihu - Assam Kharchi Puja - Tripura Cheiraoba - Manipur Chapchar Kut - Mizoram Moastu - Nagaland

Bengali Wedding Apparel

Delicious Bengali Platter

Famous places In the East


Darjeeling Tea Estate

Howrah Bridge

Kalighat Kali Temple

Sun Temple, Konark Jagannath Temple, Puri Konark Temple

Mukteswar Temple Rajarani Temple, Bhubaneswar

Wheel of Konark Temple

Great Indians
Mother Teresa Bharat Ratna, Noble Laureate for Peace.

Vivekananda Most Famous and Influential Spiritual Leaders of Philosophy.


Rabindranath Tagore Poet and Writer of Indias National Anthem and Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Indian poet, Novelist and the author of Vande Mataram Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose Physicist, who pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics.

Amartya Sen 1998 - The Nobel Prize for Economics

South India - Culture, Festivals & The People

Important festivals :
Onam - harvest festival, Kerala. Vijayadashami (Dussehra) Karnataka Sankranthi - Andhra Pradesh Pongal - Tamilnadu

Exotic W

Exotic South Indian Wedding

Mouth Watering South Indian Cuisine

South Indian Traditional Dance Forms

Kathakali Bharatnatayam Kuchipudi

Yakshagana

Famous places In the South


Tirupathi - one of the richest and
most visited religious centers in the world.

Ooty - Udagamandalam

Mysore Palace

Meenakshi Temple - Madurai

Gods Own Country, Kerala

The Charminar - Hyderabad

Great Indians
A . P. J. Abdul Kalam (Missile Man of India) Current President - Scientist and an Engineer

Srinivasa Ramanujam Great Indian Mathematician Sir C.V. Raman 1930 - Nobel Laureate in Physics for work on scattering of light and Raman effect.

Vishwanath Anand International Chess Grandmaster.

M. S. Subbulakshmi Renowned Carnatic Vocalist.

Sarojini Naidu (The Nightingale of India) Freedom Fighter and Poetess.

West India - Culture, Festivals & The People


Important Festivals :
Gangaur - Rajasthan Kite festival All over west India

Nagpanchami All over West India


Janmashtami All over West India Ganesh Chaturthi - Maharashtra

Navratri - Gujarat

Maharashtrian Couple

Indian Finger Food

Famous places In the West

The Ajanta and Ellora caves Western Thar Desert, Rajasthan

Hawa Mahal - "Palace of Winds" Jaipur

The Famous Goa Beach

St Francis Church Goa

Gir National Park

Mount Abu - Rajasthan

Bollywood

Great Indians
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Father of Nation

Vinoba Bhave National Teacher of India

Amitabh Bachchan Famous Bollywood Actor

Sania Mirza Indian Tennis Player

Azim Hashim Premji Indian businessman and richest person in the country

Lata Mangeshkar Worlds Foremost Indian Vocalist

India

the land of unity in

diversity

Rabindranath Tagore
Poet and writer of Indias national anthem and Nobel laureate in literature in 1913, (18611941) :

"Oneness amongst men, the advancement of unity in diversity this has been the core religion of India.

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