Indian Culture is described as the first and supreme art in the world. It is a very diverse country consisting of more than 1.2 billion people, with different climates and ways of living. The Indian lifestyle glorifies the geography, from the large Himalayas of snow (North) to the cultivated peninsula of the south, from the deserts of Rajasthan (west) to the humid deltas of the east. Moreover, they made significant advancements in mathematics, science, medicine, architecture, etc.

The most interesting thing about Indian culture is that the people have different languages, food, religion, and dresses, but despite this, they have the same temperament. The public participates wholeheartedly, whether there is a joyful and happy occasion or a moment of sadness/grief. Another unique thing about Indian people is their give-and-take behaviour, respect toward their elders, a spirit of tolerance, helping others in every possible way, and much more.

Variety of Languages:

With 28 states and seven territories, India has 23 different languages, where Hindi is known as the official language of India. Even though several people speak Hindi but approximately 59 percent public speaks some other language (Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Bengali, Urdu, etc.). And when you hear them, you will find every particular word of these languages is quite pleasant and meaningful. Sanskrit is one more important language of India that defines its society, and it shares similarities with English, French, Farsi, and Russian languages.


India is known as the place from where the third and fourth-largest religions were originated, which are Hinduism, and Buddhism. Hinduism has several variations, and it consists of four prominent sects named Shaiva, Vaishnava, Shakteya, and Smart. According to the world factbook, it has around 80 percent of Hindu, 14.2 percent Muslims, 2.4 percent Christian, 1.7 percent is Sikh, and the rest two percents are unidentified. But despite of several religions, they stay united, and that is the most beautiful thing about Indian society.


Different Food:

India is known worldwide for its famous food culture (wide variety of dishes, proper use of herbs and spices, etc.) and its seasonings. Indian food is rich in spices and curry, including cardamom, garlic, dried hot pepper, ginger, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, etc. The Chutney (Thick spreads made from vegetables and fruits such as tomatoes, cilantro, mint, and tamarind) is used for Indian cooking

India consists of both, vegetarian and non-vegetarian food, among which several Hindus are eating veg food, and according to a report, around 20 to 40 percent of the Indian population is vegetarian. But when it comes to non-vegetarian food, then lamb and chicken are common in their main dishes. Moreover, Basmati rice, Wheat, various pulses are a crucial part of the Indian diet. Another interesting fact is that people prefer eating food with their fingers or with a variety of bread (Naan, oven-baked flatbread, leavened, bhatoora, fried fluffy flatbread) as their utensil. 


Art and Architecture:

Indian artifacts are pretty famous worldwide, and several people visit India to see the marvelous ancient architecture. Taj Mahal is the most well-known example of Indian architecture; it is known as the symbol of love and was built by a Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife. Moreover, India is known for its beautiful ancient temples, which are a piece of art. 

This country is also famous for its film industry, which is mainly Bollywood and the films are known for their singing and dancing. Indian movie history was started in 1896 when the Lumiere brothers showed this art in Mumbai.  

Indian dance tradition is known worldwide because of its exceptionally great dance forms such as Kuchipudi, Bharata Natyam, Mohiniattam, Odissi, Manipuri, Kathak, Kathakali, etc. Music is also a significant aspect of the Indian culture because they are making the best music from the past several centuries. 


Colorful and beautiful clothes are the symbol of Indian clothing, women usually wear colorful silk sarees. And men prefer to wear kurta, loose shirt, or dhoti (an unstitched piece of cloth tied around the waist and legs). For special occasions, women wear a lehenga, or an Anarkali suit originated from Mughals. 

Moreover, men wear a Sherwani or Achkan, which is a long coat with beautiful patterns buttoned up from top to bottom. Nehru jacket is also quite famous on a special occasion, it is a short version of sherwani and was named after Jawahar Lal Nehru, and he was an Indian Prime Minister.


Indian festival celebration is a piece of art and has a meaning behind everything. India has the largest number of festivals celebrated by any country because it comprises several religions. Diwali and Holi are known for the biggest festival celebrated in this country, one is the festival of lights to remove darkness, and the other is of colors that bring happiness. The country also joyfully celebrates its Independence Day, Republic Day, and days dedicated to several freedom fighters.

Heal with Ayurveda & Yoga:

Ayurveda is a form of medicine that is harmless for your body, which is made of pure herbs and natural weed. This term was mentioned in ancient Indian epics like Ramayana, and today when modern medicine has reached its peak then people are again looking for this alternative effective method of Ayurveda for treating various problems.  

One more factor which can give you peace of mind is Yoga; it is a kind of exercise that maintains the balance between your body and mind so that your brain can control your body. Yoga involves series of workouts that can help you in reducing stress and it can also be a significant factor in the treatment of various diseases. 

So, if it’s about following and respecting a culture, then India can never sit in the back seat. As they always try to follow the footsteps of their elders, and this never led them to the wrong path. They have contributed a lot to the development of the world with their brilliant minds and they will keep doing this in the future.

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