Indian tradition and culture a namaste to all!

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  • Namaḥ, to bow
  • te, "to you."
  • namo: stu te
  • "let there be a salutation to you”


There are basically two reasons behind the garlanding tradition of India. Firstly, it showcases one's happiness at receiving the particular guest and secondly, it is a form of publicly acknowledging the guest's importance.

The National Flag

  • The flag's saffron color symbolizes courage and sacrifice
  • white stands for peace and truth,
  • and green is for faith and chivalry,
  • blue represents the color of the sky and the ocean.
  • The 24 spokes of the wheel (Ashoka Chakra), correspond with the 24 hours of the day, implying that there is life in movement and death in stagnation.

There are 28 states and 7 Union Territories in India

Total population: 1.38 billion people

  • Total population: 1.38 billion people
  • 72% in Rural areas
  • Religion: Hindu 81.3%, Muslim 12%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other groups including Buddhist, Jain, Parsi 2.5% ( AC TO 2000 ss report)
  • 41.6% of the total Indian population in India are Below Poverty Line.
  • 75% of the poor are in rural areas, most of them are daily wagers, self-employed householders , and landless labourers.

1,652 mother tongues (languages) in India. National Language is Hindi

  • 1,652 mother tongues (languages) in India. National Language is Hindi
  • Official languages are English and Hindi
  • There are four Major Castes in India the Brahmins (teachers, scholars and priests) , the Kshatriyas (kings, warriors and administrators) , the Shudras (service providers, laborers) and Vyshyas (agriculturists and traders) which have evolved to 1000 more castes and sub castes.

The National Tree

  • Indian fig tree, whose branches root themselves like new trees over a large area.
  • The roots then give rise to more trunks and branches.
  • This tree is considered immortal and is an integral part of the myths and legends of India.
  • Even today, the banyan tree is the focal point of village life and the village council meets under the shade of this tree.

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