Span classnews_dtdec 04 2012spannbsp018332india is a place of many contrasts as the cliche goes it has a booming modern economy with a particular strength in it as well as ancient bustling markets which looked exactly the same five hundred years ago minus the cellphones and dvds.
James mill 17731836 in his the history of british india 1817 distinguished three phases in the history of india namely hindu muslim and british civilisations this periodisation has been influential but has also been.
The vedas are a collection of hymns and other ancient religious texts written in india between about 1500 and 1000 bce it includes elements such as liturgical material as well as mythological accounts poems prayers and formulas considered to be sacred by the vedic religion.
Seemantonnayana ritual is observed in the penultimate month of pregnancy for safe and assured delivery of the baby this is a prayer to the hindu god dhata this is a prayer to the hindu god dhata jatkarma is a birth ceremony of the newborn baby.
India is the glorious monumental example of the cultural and social diversity based on the diverse geography newly adapted traditions and culture ideas and national heritage such rituals form a fundamental part of the indian history and will be followed with the same ardour eagerness and zeal for centuries to come.
The great empires of ancient india persia held dominance in northern india until the conquest of alexander the great in 327 bce one year later alexander had defeated the achaemenid empire and firmly conquered the indian subcontinent.
It is interesting to note that much of ancient classical and modern indian culture has been greatly shaped by hindu thought the mahabharata and ramayana both sacred hindu texts served as indias main motivating base for a great deal of literary artistic and musical creations in subsequent millennia.