India is one of the most diverse countries in the world and its culture has always defined the sanctity of mankind. Indian culture collectively represents the thousands of different and distinct cultures of all religions, communities and societies in India. The languages, religions, dances, food, architecture, music and customs of India are different to different parts of the country depending on Traditions being Followed. Indian culture, often referred to as the amalgamation of many cultures, is spread over the Indian subcontinent and is influenced by many decades of history. Western countries have questioned Indian culture many times in the past, but the quote from the great author always gives a questionable answer and as Roland Joff said, “Indian culture is an alternative term for innovation. The mind of an Indian scientist, including the ability to think outside the box.” In it, he makes it clear that Indian culture is an ideal example and an alternative to innovative solutions that help reorganize themselves. All aspects of India, Indian religions, languages, cuisines, languages, dance, music, philosophy and cultures have a profound impact on other parts of the world. India is the birthplace of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, but these religions have taught humans to establish peace and harmony among themselves and have also developed Innovative solutions to restructure the era. Indian Culture and traditions are even accepted by the modern great scientists.
Today if we contrast modern life innovation with ancient scripture, it can be clearly visualized that main teachings of Dharma is to maintain ‘ahimsa’ the “global peace” in the world.
“Dhammo Mangal Mukkitham, Ahimsa Sanjamo Tavo,
Deva Vi Tan Namasanti, Jass Dhamme Saya Mano.”
This is the first couplet (gatha) of the famous Dashvaikalik Sutra compiled by Shyambhavacharya, the forth head of Jain Sect after Lord Mahavira, hardly after 100 years of the latter’s salvation. It gives the three criteria viz., non-violence, self-control and penance and any religion which prescribes this threefold way of life is considered as the best religion though it may bear any name.
Most shlokas of ancient India Relates with the Theory of relativity Given by Einstein and hence the tells how deep was the preaching’s of ancient India. Even Looking Toward Indian Civilization it can be seen that indian culture and traditions are considered to be most ancient that we can notice from Harappa and Mohenjo Daro Civilization.
India is one of the leading countries of science in this world. India is leading the innovative phase as compared to other countries through IT Medicine, Mathematics, Astronomy, Metallurgy, Agriculture or City Planning India, where Europe received mathematics and science. Wisdom has come and we can see great discoveries in reference to the conclusion Indian culture.
First Surgeon – Maharishi Sushruta
Maharishi Sushruta greatly influenced Indian culture and made 64 preparations based on animal resources with 64 preparations from mineral resources and 300 surgical procedures and 120 surgical instruments and he classified human surgery into 8 categories. The text discusses surgical methods to remove stones or Kelsey, the operation of plastic surgeries such as hernia, cataract, cesarean, rhinoplasty, naming some and the principles of fracture management. He was the first person to be diagnosed with leprosy.
Medical father Maharshi Charak
Charaka (also Charaka) was the great medicine genius of ancient India. He is commonly known as the “Father of the Indian Medical System”. He discovered new avenues in the field of Ayurveda, the oldest medical system in India. He successfully introduced new concepts of digestion, metabolism and immunity and developed Ayurveda as a reliable medical system.
Zero and Pi
Indian culture is the main reason for the invention of zero and Pi. The Indians first used zero as a symbol and in arithmetic operations, although the Babylonian ‘non-attendance’ to use zero gave Aryabhata a new symbol for zero again in 500 AD. Although Aryabhata estimated PI to be exactly four decimals, the infinite series for it is now attributed to Madhava (2040–141425) of Sangamagram.
Aryabhata..The Great Mathematician..!!
The use of metals symbolizes major eras in the history of Indian culture. The Bronze Age in India began in the Indus Valley region around 3000 BC. The ancient cities of the Indus Valley Civilization (2600-1900 BC) were part of the Bronze Age in India. The Indus Valley Civilization, also known as the Mature Harappan Stage, is the most famous period of the Indus Valley Tradition (7500–300 BC), beginning with the Neolithic (i.e. New Stone Age) settlements.
The history of medicine is fascinating because it is man’s fight against disease. As civilization develops and the pattern of disease changes, so does medical science introduce the concept of medical science evolves from ancient to modern era and India is the first country to introduce the term medical science through ayurveda. Ayurveda is a medical system developed in India on a logical basis and has remained a separate entity from time immemorial to the present day. The basic principles on which the Ayurvedic system is based do not necessarily change with truth and age at all times. These are based on human actors, internal causes. Ayurveda is derived from the Atharva Veda, where many diseases are mentioned along with their cures.
Indian culture has therefore taught innovative measures to conserve water and to create regional Indian cuisine that suggests all innovative solutions to human disease. Basmati rice with summer, gram (Bengal gram) and pulses are an important part of Indian food and Indian diet. Indian Tradition and Culture is considered to be most unique. The diet is rich in curry and healthy spices including ginger, turmeric, cilantro, cardamom, dried hot chili and cinnamon. Jaggery – made with thick spices and mixed fruits and vegetables, tamarind, tomatoes and mint, custard apple and other herbs – is simply used in Indian cuisine.
Most Hindus and Jains are pure vegetarians, but lamb and chicken are the main dishes for non-vegetarians. The Guardian reports that 20 to 40 percent of India’s population is vegetarian , The beauty of the Indian people lies in their tolerance, giving and taking and in the construction of cultures, which can be compared to the beautiful flower garden with its beautiful colors and harmonious and sweet reminders to the gardens, while at the same time maintaining its own organization -India!