You are here: Blog Culture
Known the world over for its beautiful temples, bustling cities and vibrant people, India is a jewel of the East. These monasteries and temples stand as proud testament to India’s rich cultural heritage, and have been well preserved over the centuries.
Geographically India is as big as Europe, but in the range of its diversity, there is no match to it. Since many centuries India has been a multi-religious, multi-ethnic and multi cultural society. Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Jews Zoroastrians, Jains, Buddhist, tribals and many more have found home in this subcontinent.
As a consequence, India is a garden which has a myriad of customs and rituals which form a part of India's allure. While it will take many lifetimes to understand the reason, the significance and the art of these customs and I doubt if there is someone even in India who can confidently claim that she knows all, still there are some established ground rules that can take you far on the path of Indian customs, once understood.