The country lives in various strata of history, it is diverse and colorful, that amazes and at times stuns. The Indian society is multicultural, multiethnic and tolerates multiplicity in beliefs. On no land, such mind boggling variations occur amidst the humanity.
Being an old land the ancient history has left an indelible impression on the modern society. Vedic rituals still exists in practice and the song of the Lord Bhagwat Gita is growing in popularity. People live in a modern society with past hinged to entity.
India is a spectacular array of festive colors, pot potpourri of culture and a cauldron of ethnic communities. The land varies from high reaches of Himalayas to plains of the lower reaches. The desert, forest, river deltas, grasslands, mangrove and vast stretch of beaches define India.
Hinduism has the largest followers in the country and is an open-ended religion without any didactics. It is an environment that nurtures the country with it liberal connotations and free spirit. It is a colorful religion with lots of rites and rituals. The festivals are path to expression of free spirit in belief, tradition and the way of worship. Other ideologies that developed in India are
Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism besides many micro beliefs that exist without any impediment.
The number of languages and dialects are uncountable confined to regions but large numbers of people speak Hindi and English. These languages are bridging gaps among innumerable tongues that exist here. The English that was once a symbol of foreign rule has been adopted with religious fervor thanks to it utility. English is an internationally spoken language and has benefited the expatriates and professionals in India the most.
The Indian cuisine is one of the fastest growing in popularity. It differs from people to people, place to place and region to region. The style recipes have a commonality but the buck stops there. The food varies depending upon the local ingredients and styles. From the multiplicity has arisen many nationally popular foods like the tandoori, dosa, idli, kofta, pulao, biryani and what not. These are the International symbols of Indian Cuisine the range is realized only while taking the tour of India.
Tourism in India is an ethreal experience if one can tolerate discomforts here and there. The sights and smells of approaching rural habitations and urbanity are imemorable etched in mind for ever. India is a treasure trove of history and historical monuments that stand testimony to its beleagured history.
The wildlife is enchanting with the World's top most charismatic animal the tiger. There more than 300 mammals found in the protected areas and 2000 bird species. Besides the Bengal Tiger, Asian Lion, Indian Elephant, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Wild Ass and bears are the star attractions.