Introduction to Indian Cultural Heritage –Indian Culture and Tradition | General Awareness Series

Introduction to Indian Cultural Heritage –Indian Culture and Tradition | General Awareness Series

Hello friends. Welcome to the Exambin’s General Awareness Learning Series. In this series of videos, we’ll be knowing the importance of culture and its brief overlook. In the first session, we’ll be knowing the gist of everything. All of these topics will be covered in the upcoming videos. Comment which one you want to see first in this series of videos. In India, more than 1.3 billion people live here. India is the land of many culture livings. The “Unity through Diversity” is the main attraction to India, by many of the foreign countries. Like the United States, India India is also a federal union, where almost all of its different states carry different languages, and different cultural identities. Indian civilization is very ancient. The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the first civilizations on Earth. The Vedic period was a time in Indian history when the Hindu religion and caste system began in India. Mughal Empire was the last and the strongest Islamic empire in India. So because of this “Unity through Diversity” and different cultural identity, India is known as the subcontinent within the Asian continent. So here we see Indian people: people with different clothing, people with different religions, people with different food habits, people with different celebrations, people living in different localities like urban, suburban, and rural. So this is how people all care or live in different localities. So India is also mainly classified into four major sections; four major parts. The one is North India, with the major city in North India is New Dehli. And Eastern India. The metropolitan city in Eastern India is Kolkata. Western India, Mumbai is the metropolitan city in Western India. And South India, Chennai, Chennai is the metropolitan city. Indian people across the nation eat different foods, as per their geographical availability. Like North Indian people prefer to eat wheat and all, and South Indian foods always carry rice. So all of the Indian vegetables that are available, people take seafood, meat also taken by people, but however, cows are considered sacred by Hindus, many of whom are vegetarians. So all over India, you can see marsala spices, and people drinking tea and coffee. And next we will see about religion. Religion in India is characterized by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. The Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the world’s major religions. Namely, Hinduism Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. With the people coming and settling from foreign India also now includes majority of the people living in India following Christianity and Islam also. Next, we will see some facts about Indian important historical monuments. India’s home to many historical monuments, from moguls and the Sultan Indian Kings and prior to that, those Hindu kings have built so many monuments across India. The important ones to mention are Taj Mahal, Brihadishwara Temple in Thanjavur, Mysore Palace, Harmandir Sahib, Ajanta Ellora Caves, Mahabalipuram, Khajuraho, and the list is a long one. We will see all about these in a separate video. Next comes is music. Traditional Music of India. Hindustani and Carnatic are popularly known traditional music of India. Hindustani means “classical music of North India.” Carnatic means “classical music of South India.” Melody, drone, and thala are some of the traditional elements of Indian music. String, wind, and percussion are some of the most commonly used instruments in Indian music. Next comes is dances. Traditional dances of India. Dance is an ancient and celebrated cultural tradition in India. Folk dances are found all across the country, and huge crowds of people can be found dancing at festivals and weddings. Dance and song is found heavily in India cinema also. So you can see them in Hollywood, Bollywood, and everything you see songs that feature dances. Indian dance draws its roots from six of the most important classical dance forms. They are Bharatanatyam, Kathakali, Katak, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, and Odissi. Again, we will see all about these things in a separate video. There are many, many other cultural traditions that exist in India, that everyone should know. Especially those who are preparing to complete your examinations. We’ll be visiting these in all of our upcoming videos. Comment your favorite topic on all these things, say that you want “dance” as a first video, or you want cultural traditions like music, or historic monuments as the first video, different kind of foods, there are many, many topics coming in the series. Hit the “subscribe”button to get the latest update from Exambin channel. Goodbye.

100 thoughts on “Introduction to Indian Cultural Heritage –Indian Culture and Tradition | General Awareness Series

  1. I need to make a visual for a performance that my sister is gonna realice. Would you be so kind and tell me where did you find the material for your video?, i was thinking to use your own video but i saw that has wathermark on it. Tnx mate.

  2. I'm a barathanatyam and classical dancer a professional from india and I suggest you should add mohiyatam to classical dance

  3. Your facts are okay. Your English language pronunciation and fluency is unpleasant. Do not try the American accent. Try standard Indian ascent. It will normalize some what and no hiccups please. Again, your facts are acceptable.

  4. I am from south India.I like the culture of India very much . not only south culture but also the culture from all sides of India

  5. This is very helpful I look forward to watching this series. My daughter is studying early civilization India or China was her choice she felt she could learn more from India beautiful country and culture. I will share these videos with her. Thank you so much..

  6. After watching this video again and reviewing my previous posts and comments I realize my focus was in wrong area. I work with people from India and many times I hear white American customers complain to me, "I just can't understand what they are saying". When I hear this, I think it because word meanings and sentence structures are misused. I not think as much about how the words are pronounced or "sound". I believe it is responsibility of learner to learn and properly use the language of the culture they communicate with — I believe it is responsibility of all people to understand fact that language "sounds" very different across the world. Language can be understood purely through study, but sounds and pronunciation can involve very complex combinations of muscle movement of the throat, jaws, lips, tongue, and even breath control.

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  8. I think that , it was not mentioned that Muslim s are 3rd largest religion followed in india and also that the Mughals have contributed so many monuments in india which have an impact on history

  9. Respected madam or sir or team ,
    please continue sequence wise video that is major contribute to know our rich culture smartly
    I am sharing s it as more as

  10. Is the information regarding muslim and christian in India is true ? Hinduism didnt it came from afghanistan ? I doubt may be i am wrong or your document.

  11. I want to go to India one day I always am watching India movies Iam so into there culture I just want to go there and see how it really is

  12. World oldest culture and we Indians are the son of arya who is more intelligent race in the world we have a scientific language is sanskrit we have great ideals in India like Ram krishna and buddha vivekannd etc our ancister was first scientists we find out the exact distance bitween sun and earth in hangman chalisa 10000 years ago we known about the soler system and could count the aclipc of son etc our ancister was first developed the plastic surgery we was known about the each planet of solar system more than 10000 years ago we have a ancient holy book in form of Vedas which is called "base of science "

  13. India have colour therapy and geological approach we teach the entire world we was first civil we know more science about more than 10000 years ago we can change the life by jyotis we can tell your exact life all things which will be in future if enybody wonts to know come in India and see your selves

  14. Hello, Exambin, and thank you for your wonderful channel and for hellping me and my family enrich our knowledge and understanding of the beautiful Indian Culture and Way of Life. We have moved into a city in the United States that has a wonderfully diverse population, and we have had the blessing and good fortune to make many new friends from India, and we are eager to learn all about their beautiful country and wonderful heritage. We have found our new friends from India to be wonderful, loyal, caring people who have courage and integrity, and they bring such joy to our lives. Thank you very much for your wonderful channel and beautiful videos. We will be back often.

  15. I showed this to my class and they loved it! They found it very interesting. Thank you for making this video.

  16. Thank you Exambin fir the wonderful video of indian heritage. It is an very insightful video to know the beauty of our culture and traditions.

  17. Remember the cave drawings in Lasceau France.
    The Netherlands has monuments from 5000 year or older called Hunnebedden.
    India is nice but not the centre of the world 😂

    Remember your neighbours, once it was one India, how sad.

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  19. Can I use this video for mine school project as well as for youtube short film I need little clipping from this

  20. Kamenay khanzeer dalay!
    Teri chuti Mari gai
    Khuda karay India tabahu barbaad ho jaiy.
    India hell Kay sub sey nichley darjay mea ho!
    India murdabad
    India ghark ho jaiy
    Allah hamesha haq k sath tha.
    Haq ai ga aur batil not jaiy gha!
    Beyshak, batil mitnay Wala hai.
    Modi. Samaj lay.pakistan tujay aur trea dallo ko khatan Kar dey ga tuj sameat

  21. India is home… India is emotion.. you can find the molecules of heritage and Pride of culture in every where you look.. especially when you travel to Varanasi, Haridwar…you can actually find peace in Chaos.. truly magical..a very unique country

  22. Very nice video,

    We presented about Our Great nation in our school in US how is it. Please chk our channel too. Thanks 🙂

  23. This is very informative. I needed indian heritage for my olympiad and this explains everything clearly. Keep making videos like this.

  24. Bangalore is a bigger metropolitan city as compared to Chennai..from which shit site are you getting information…use Wikipedia…don't give wrong information

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