The picture of India’s culture is enormous and incredible. The country itself is a live example of tolerance, cooperation, and non-violence. “Incredible India” – “Unity in diversity” – these are not just the words, but the ethics and values that are highly applicable to our country that is exceptionally rich in culture and heritage. Our nation holds on to the world map because of its colorful and unique culture. From the era of Mauryas, Cholas and Mughals to the epoch of British Empire, India has always been illustrious for its traditions and hospitality. Our traditions, customs, ethics, values and culture of welcoming guests in our country “Atithi Devo Bhava,” This art of greeting and hospitality to the people comes from other countries distinct us from other countries, and this is why India is “Incredible India.”
The love and affection in the relations and ecstasy in celebrations make this country stand out uniquely in the global alliance. India’s liveliness and kindness draw attention from the tourists from various countries to its vibrant culture which is a fusion of religions, festivals, foods, art, crafts, dance, music and many other things. India is a Land of Gods, where no. of customs and culture, rituals and traditions, ethics and values and much more to say… like different languages, religions, cultures and divided into 29 States, etc.
India is a country of secular people, Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain; one can find people of all religions and every citizen has an equal right of choosing and following any religion. More than 3/4th of Indian population belongs to Hindu religion. However, we respect each and every religion and their festivals. This is our India – “Incredible India – Unity in diversity.”
A Glimpse of Indian Handicrafts . . .
Indian Handicraft is most appreciable in foreign countries for its own uniqueness, antiqueness, innovative and creative hand-crafted items. The roots of Indian art and crafts are deep-rooted and they are capable of influencing the generations passing by. Indian artisans are popularly known for their own “Kaarigari” work. Indian crafts are popular in domestic as well as international markets for their “Kaarigari” or Artisan work. In the handicraft industry, Artisans are working in many areas such as:
- Handloom Textile Weaving,
- Cane & Bamboo,
- Tailors and Potters etc.