India has one of the richest cultures in the world. In fact, their traditions and customs are extremely diverse. To foreigners like yourself, their unique culture can be quite intriguing. It was their abundant Ancient Indian texts and scriptures that made their way of life and it has been this way for thousands of years, which was also their culture’s ultimate investment.
We are about to learn a little bit more about the Land of Colors. After all, India is a vibrant combination of people from different ethnicities, traditions, and cultures. If you are thinking about taking a trip to Asia, make sure to drop by this wonderful country. All you need is to do a little bit of saving up and a little bit of financial planning, and you are ready to go to the most culturally abundant place in the world.
Here are some of the most interesting customs and traditions in Indian culture.
There is never a dull moment in India. In fact, they are jam-packed when it comes to festivities. Their large number of festivals can be a bit overwhelming to a foreign visitor. The reason behind all the festive seasons is because of their diverse religions and groups. After all, they are the second-most populated country in the world. They have a never-ending list of Holidays, from the Christians celebrating Christmas to the Muslims celebrating Eid to the Hindus celebrating Diwali, to the Buddhists celebrating Buddha Poornima, Buddha’s birthday, and these are just to name a few.
As you can recall, they are famously known as the Land of Colors. So, it comes as no surprise to us that India is popular for its vibrant and colorful ethnic wear. Indian women make time and effort to their ultimate investment when it comes to creating these beautiful “sari,” which is a single cloth that does not need any form of stitching. Not only is it comfortable to wear, it is also religiously appropriate. Initially, it started out as a Hindu tradition. However, it has spread out across all religions in the country.
India is also known for its exquisite and one-of-a-kind cuisine. Their impeccable cooking styles vary from different regions. In fact, they have a variety of food all throughout the country. They are also reputable for their extensive use of herbs and spices that can be overpowering for someone who is not exactly accustomed to such flavors. Like many Asian countries, India’s staple food will have to be rice.
Now that we are on the subject of eating rice, did you know that their table manners include eating with their hands? This might not sound like the most appetizing way to enjoy good food, but trust that it has several benefits. Did you know that our fingers serve as great heat receptors, and they stop our mouth from getting burned when we eat the food? You can easily check the degrees of the food you’re eating.
This country would not be as beautiful if it was not for its jaw-dropping architecture as there is also a science behind their beautiful temples, most of which are found along magnetic wave lines of the Earth, which helps maximize the positive energy available in the area. You may be dipping into some of that investment money you have saved up, but you would definitely want to visit these temples. After all, they help garner positive energies that will allow you to think positively, thus leading you to function in a much healthier way.
By the way, it is customary to take off your shoes before entering such sacred places. After all, it is a place meant for worship.
India is worth the long travel if you are up for a jam-packed adventure. If you take a trip down to this beautiful place, you will never regret it. So you might want to make that personal loan for the vacation of a lifetime.