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The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

The saffron stands for courage, sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation.

The white, is meant for purity and truth.

The green is for faith and fertility.

The navy blue wheel denotes the continuity of the nation's progress which is deemed to be as boundless as the blue sky and as fathomless as the deep blue sea.


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

  • 5,000 year old civilization

  • 325 languages spoken – 1,652 dialects

  • 18 official languages

  • 29 states, 5 union territories

  • 3.28 million sq. kilometers - Area

  • 7,516 kilometers - Coastline

  • 1,000,000,000 people in 2000


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

  • Parliamentary form of Government

  • Secular democratic constitution

  • Worlds largest democracy since 55 years

  • 4th largest economy

  • Fastest growing IT super power

  • Indian Railways ,the biggest employer in the world.


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

History


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Mythology


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

AUM or OM

The first sound of the Almighty

Oneness with the supreme


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

The Trinity

Generates-Brahma

Observes-Vishnu

Destroys-Shiva

Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

The Great Indian Epics

Ramayana

Mahabharata

Longest Epic in world literature with 100,000 two-line stanzas

The first Indian epic


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Indus Valley Civilization- one of the world’s first great urban civilizations.

Harappa Civilization- 2700BC


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

World’s first university in Takshila –700 B.C

Ayurveda- earliest school of medicine known to humans

Sanskrit Language –most suitable for computer software


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Yoga-Made in India

Origin –5000 BC

Documented by

200 BC – 300 AD


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Origin of Martial arts – 200 BC

Kalarippayat


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

1700s – British invasion


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

15th August , 1947

Indian Independence

26th January , 1950

Republic-India


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

National Emblem

“Truth alone triumphs”


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

National Animal - Tiger


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

National Bird - Peacock


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

National Flower - Lotus


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Great Indian Personalities


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Aryabhatta

Invented the Zero


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Mahatma Gandhi

Father of the nation

Embodiment of Non- Violence


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Swami Vivekananda

Champion of humanitarianism


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Ramanujam

Great Indian Mathematician

Postulated and proved 3,542 theorems


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Rabindranath Tagore

1913 – Nobel Prize in Literature


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

C.V Raman

1930 - Nobel Laureate in Physics

Work on scattering of light and Raman effect


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Mother Teresa

1979 – Nobel Prize in Peace


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Har Gobind Khorana

1968 - Nobel Laureate in Medicine

Work on interpretation of the genetic code


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

1983 - Nobel Laureate in Physics

Work on structure and evolution of stars


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Dance forms


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

More than 45 folk dances


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

7 Classical Dance forms


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Bharata Natyam


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Kathak


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Kathakali


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Kuchipudi


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Manipuri


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Mohini Attam


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Odissi


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

More than 15 vocal forms

More than 60 music instruments


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

India - God’s own country

Celebrates more than 65 festivals


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Places of historic importance


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Tirumala - Tirupati

World’s richest temple


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Saint Thomas Cathedral

Statue of Virgin Mary brought from Portugal in 1543


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

The Golden Temple


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Jamma Masjid

The biggest mosque in India


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Thousand pillar temple


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Gateway of India


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Jantar Mantar – 1716

Modernistic structures to observe the movement of stars


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Mysore Palace

Illuminated by 97,000 light bulbs


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Buddha Statue

Largest monolithic statue in Asia


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Dal Lake

Jewel in the crown of Kashmir


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

The Taj Mahal


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Calcutta – City of joy


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

Cherrapunji

Wettest place on earth


The saffron stands for courage sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

India is,the cradle of the human race,the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history,the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition.Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.-Mark Twain

We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.

-Albert Einstein


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