The Long Forgotten Beauty of India
|January 15, 2013||Posted by under Places|
When we talk about some of the beautiful and culturally rich regions in the world, it is very hard to ignore India, which has the most rich culture that anyone has ever felt and witnessed. The amazing Indian heritage is mixed with so many cultures that bring out their beauty in the form of a rainbow that hasmingled so many cultures inside it. You can still feel the magic some of the ancient civilizations that once were apart of India, have left their marks throughout India. Some of the places that are became the landmarks of India have been built by many Emperors and Mughals, and still stand tall as the most beautifully crafted places ever to be witnessed.Though there are plenty of sights that you just can’t get enough of, Red fort, QutabMinar, Golden Temple all have their historical background and hide a story within them. But TajMahal just steals the show, among the 7 wonders of the world this shrine of passion and Love was constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the Loving memory of his third wife MumtazMahal. Still this marvelous structure stands the same with many centuries passed, this symbol of love and passion attracts millions of people from all around the world. Many people witnessing Taj Mahal just feel their love being reborn, and its indeed a very important and interesting side of India that shouldn’t be missed.
The fact that there are almost over 400 languages spoken in India will give you an idea about its rich and vast culture; all of these cultures have rich hospitality and even their greeting manner has a soulful gesture as they say ‘Namaste’ and place both their hands together whenever they greet with someone. India has so much to offerin almost every aspect of the life, from simple lifestyle to different clothing where ‘Sari’ being the most popular dress among women. India has a unique blend of so many religions including Islam where the Muslims bring their culture, then there is Sikhism where many Sikhs live together with their own beliefs also Judaism can be seen in many parts of India. Then there is of course Hinduism that spreads its wings in most of the regions of India, the wedding ceremonies of Indians involve so much detail and many rituals are involved to complete the ceremony.
All the religions and cultures celebrate different festivals throughout the year, most common among those festival include Diwali and Holi that is celebrated by all the Hindu’s and though Diwali has a simple celebration but Holi is one of the most fascinating days in India where all streets and houses are filled with various colors and people use many colored powders and paints to make fill the entire India and its people with colors. It is definitely a festival to look out for everyone that wants to bath in colors, by the end of the day no matter how much the culture of India inspires you it will still have more in store to keep surprising you.
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