Unique Culture Followed In India
We live in India. We all know it is a country with several traditions, customs, beliefs, religions, etc for which it is famous all across the world. Indian culture and traditions are something which has today become renowned all across the world. We all define the traditions and customs of India as something which is most diverse and unique among all other nations. But rarely do we all give a thought that why things are done in such a specific or different way. Indian culture full of various traditions and customs which outsiders or foreigners thought something very interesting. As India is consists of people belonging to several religions and castes, it has a variety of traditions and customs. Indian traditions and customs have derived from ancient scriptures or texts which tell us the way of life in India for thousands of years. Does anyone know the unique cultures followed in India? If no, then please read the below as I am going to discuss “Unique Culture Followed In India” in the below-mentioned context.
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The unique culture followed by Indians in India are as follows:-
- Greetings (The Namaste):- The Namaste is one of the most famous cultures of Indians but today it is not just restricted to Indian territory anymore. Many foreign people are also seen doing Namaste. Barack Obama has been seen doing this on various occasions. The Namaste is one of the five traditional greetings which are described in the ancient Hindu scriptures.
- Festivals and religion (Always a festive season):- India is always seen celebrating a festival because it is full of diverse religions and groups. For example, the Muslims celebrate Eid, the Christians celebrate Christmas and Good Friday, the Sikhs celebrate Baisakhi and the birthday of their gurus, the Hindus celebrate Diwali, Holi, Makar Sankranti, the Buddhists have the birthday of Buddha on Buddha Poornima and the Jains have Mahavir Jayanti and like these many more are there. All of these are announced as Holidays in our book.
- Family Structure (Joint families):- In India, there is also a concept of the joint family which means the entire family including parents, wife, children, and relatives, all live together. It is because of the same nature of the Indian society and as a result, it also helps in handling pressure and stress and also helps to tackle any obstacles that come in one’s life.
- Symbols ( Fasting):- Fasting is an integral of Hindu culture. Fasts or Vrats are a way of showing one’s sincerity, resolve and expressing one’s gratitude to gods and goddesses.
From the above, we can conclude that India is filled with a variety of cultures. So we all have to try to celebrate them and should respect each other culture and should remain united to make India a better nation.
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