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What Makes India Unique in the World

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India, a South Asian country uniquely differs from other countries and is the largest democracy in the world. India is surrounded by Oceans and Mountains. The people who live in India follows a different style of culture. India is enriched with several historical places, heritages, temples, mosques, church, rivers, and so on. Several things uniquely identify India from others.

1. Yoga

Yoga, physical, mental and spiritual practice, is a branch of Philosophy originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. To get concentration or to get rid off from stress, yoga is a better thing. Maharishi Patanjali is the Father of Yoga, and he found 195 Yoga Sutra. India celebrates Yoga Day on 21st July. Different types of Yoga including Hatha yoga, Kundalini yoga, Iyengar yoga, Ashtanga yoga and so on. Yoga helps to increase your flexibility, boosts your muscle, helps to get a calm and relaxed mind, and also it centres your thoughts.

India Unique- Yoga
India Unique in the World- Yoga

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2. Colourful clothes

Indian dressing style is distinct and unique. 1.35 billion people live in India, but they follow different cultures. India is the most abundant source of woven textiles, ethnic wears, richly embroidered fabrics, and authentic drapes. All are available in various designs. The dressing style is mostly based on religious culture. The traditional dress for ladies including Sari, Salvar and Lehengas, and for men Doti and Kurta.

Colourful dresses
India Unique in the World-Colourful dresses

3. 37 World Heritage Sites in India

After the latest edition of World’s heritage site by UNESCO, India has now 36 heritage sites including both cultural and natural(29 cultural, seven natural, one mixed). India is considered to be an immense cultural and natural importance.

  1. The historic city of Ahmedabad
  2. Taj Mahal, Agra
  3. Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha
  4. Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra
  5. Red Fort, Delhi
  6. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
  7. Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh
  8. Hampi, Karnataka
  9. Ellora Caves, Maharashtra
  10. Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh
  11. Bodh Gaya, Bihar
  12. Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh
  13. Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, Rajasthan
  14. Manas Wild Life Sanctuary, Assam
  15. Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi
  16. Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh
  17. Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal
  18. Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
  19. Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu
  20. Rani Ki Vav, Patan, Gujarat
  21. Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary, Assam
  22. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal, Karnataka
  23. Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks, Uttarakhand
  24. Chola Temples, Tamil Nadu
  25. Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim
  26. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Gujarat
  27. Churches and Convents of Goa
  28. Qutb Minar and its Monuments, New Delhi
  29. Capitol Complex, Chandigarh
  30. Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh
  31. Kumbh Mela
  32. Mountain Railways of India
  33. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Maharashtra
  34. Nalanda Mahavihara, Bihar
  35. Elephanta Caves, Maharashtra
  36. Hill Forts of Rajasthan
  37. Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai

    World Heritage Sites in India
    World Heritage Sites in India

4. Indian Classical Dance Forms

India is the richest source of cultural events like dance, music, paintings and so on. Various styles of dance forms can be enjoyed in India such as traditional, tribal, folk, classical and others. Indian Classical Dance or otherwise known as Shastriya Nritya is related to the Hindu culture. The most famous classical dance in India is Bharatanatyam. These dances can create a beautiful feel in our mind. Some of the foreigners are attracted towards this classical dance. Eight forms of famous classical dances are in India, Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kathakali, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, Odissi, Sattriya, Mohiniyattam, Gaudiya Nritya.

Indian Classical Dance
Indian Classical Dance

5. Festivals

India is the home to different religious people, and they celebrate various festivals. Can enjoy variety styled, coloured and tasted festivals in India. From January to December, several cultural festivals are occurring in India. Each of them is entirely different from one another. Diwali, Navaratri, Durga Puja, Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Pongal and some other festivals are celebrated by Hindu people. Easter, Christmas and some other festivals for the Christian society, Eid-ul-Fitr for Muslim Society and several common festivals are there like Holy, Onam, etc. India follows traditional cultures and it is the land of festivals.

Festivals of India
Festivals of India

6. Indian Food

Each area in India has its own cooking style and variety tastes. The North is famous for Tandoori and Korma, South is known for spicy and hot dishes, West is famous for coconut and seafood and East is famous for chilli curries. India is known for the lowest consumption of non-veg in the world. Indian food is more fragrant and multi-coloured. Due to this reason, everyone will be attracted towards this Indian food.

Indian Food
Indian Food

7. Mountains and Monsoon Destinations

India blessed with lots of beautiful destinations and these places provide lifetime memories and enjoyment. The snowy hill stations can make an amazing feel in our mind. Waterfalls, green mountains, sparkling water all these create a heavenly effect. There are several gorgeous places to visit in India during Monsoon.  Everything will be beautiful and it creates a romantic feel. Kodaikanal, Coorg, Munnar, Udaipur, Shillong etc, are the best monsoon destinations in India.

Monsoon Destinations in India
Monsoon Destinations in India

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