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India Multicultural Center

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Transcript of India Multicultural Center

Academic Information
Beliefs of India
Dress
Customs
Language
-The official languages are Hindi and English
-122 languages are recognized by the Government
Symbols
Explore The Culture of
India
Namaste
Experiential
Exploration
Art
Music
Film
Literature
-Hinduism is the dominant religion
- It is considered the oldest living religion
-Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainsim, and Sikhism are the
four religions founded in India
-About 13% of Indians are Islamic and 2% are Christian
Dance
Yoga
Forehead Marking
Piercings
Henna
Mughal Art
Abanindranath Tagore (1871–1951)
-Father of Modern Indian art
-Bengal school of art
-Asian styles mixed with Indian nationalism
Ancient Period (3900 BCE-1200 CE)
Islamic Ascendancy 1192-1757
Colonial period (1757–1947)
Chola
Buddhist
Independence and the postcolonial period
(Post-1947)
1,000 film annually
1.3 Billion dollars
"Golden Age" of film 1940-1960
-Critically Acclaimed films
-Urban life of Post independence
Tribal
Kathak
Manipuri
Odissi
Kathakali
Bharatanatyam
Mohiniaattam
Kuchipudi
Colorful &
Elaborate
Men's wear
Pagri
Dhoti
Sherwami
Women's wear
Weddings
Festivals & Holidays
Swastika
Om
Creator
Preserver
Destroyer
Lotus Flower
Represents beauty and non-attachment
Meaning of good luck
and good fortune
Yoga is said to meet the goal of life for Hindus
Carnatic music originating from Southern India focuses on vocals and is composed for the singing
The music of India is called Sangeet, it is a combination of vocals, instrumentals, and dance
Veena used for classical music
Santoor- string musical instrument
The Vedas are the oldest scriptures of Hinduism
Holi
Navratri
Diwali festival of lights
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