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A Passage to India. Few countries in the world have such an ancient and diverse culture as India's. Stretching back in an unbroken sweep over 5000 years, India's culture has been enriched by successive waves of migration which were absorbed into the Indian way of life.

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A passage to india

A Passage to India

Few countries in the world have such an ancient and diverse culture as India's. Stretching back in an

unbroken sweep over 5000 years, India's culture

has been enriched by successive waves of migration

which were absorbed into the Indian way of life.

Modern India presents a picture of unity in diversity to which history provides no parallel. Here is a slide presentation of everything Indian. Indian lifestyle, festivals, rituals, artifacts, monuments, costumes, music and dance.


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The fight for the Freedom

“Freedom is my birthright and I will get it.”

With these words Indians launched the struggle for freedom. It wasn’t an easy path but we came over all the obstacles, suffered all the pains, made all the sacrifices and in the end we had the sweet reward- The Freedom.

The following slides are a tribute to the leaders who guided us the to our goal.


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They Fought For our freedom.

Jawaharlal Nehru

First Prime Minister

of India

Netaji Subhash

Chandra Bose

President Of INA

Dandi March

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Iron Man Of India

Mahatma Gandhi

Father of The Nation.


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People who have done us Proud

They came, they conquered the world and they left, leaving a lesson for all of us to be learnt form their lives.

Following is tribute to the vary famous Indian personalities who will be remembered for eons to come for the service to the humanity.


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The Nobel Prize Winners

Mother Teresa

Nobel Prize For Peace

Rabindranath Tagore

Nobel Prize in literature

Dr.. C. V. Raman

Nobel Prize For Physics

Dr. Subramanayan

Chandrasekhar

Nobel Prize For Physics

Dr. Hargobind Khurana

Nobel Prize In Medicine


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The remains of a Golden Era

While most written records and entire edifices that testify to India's contribution to civilization have been obliterated over time, some of them from the close of the last millennium are an eloquent reminder of the vitality of a continuing civilization for at least 5000 years. The meeting of

different cultural traditions can be seen in the innumerable forts, palaces, monuments and tombs that dot the Indian landscape.


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Taj Mahal: The Pride Of India.


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Beauty Of India

Dal lake

Thar Desert

The Himalayas

The White Beaches in South India


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Great Indian Monuments

The Gateway of India:Mumbai

Qutab Minar:New Delhi

The Meenakshi Temple:Madurai

The Holy Ganges:Varanasi


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Indian Handicrafts


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Science and Technology

Starting with the Indus Valley civilization around 2500 BC, India has been the site for significant historical and philosophical developments intermeshed with several facets of scientific and technological activities. The discovery of coins and concrete evidence of maritime trade indicate a definite level of excellence in the fields of mathematics, geometry and astronomy. India's mastery of the science of pure mathematics goes back to ancient times.

Since 1947, with the metamorphosis of the country, as a new politically independent nation, India continues to pursue a program of employing modern science and technology for national development.


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Technological Advancement

INSAT-1B:1983

SLV-3

BHEL:Bhopal

PARAM:Supercomputer

Bhabha Atomic Research Center:Mumbai


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The Melody of India

Love, humour, pathos, anger, heroism, terror, disgust, wonder and serenity are the navarasas or nine basic emotions which are fundamental to all Indian aesthetics. The classical music tradition in India is based on the principles enunciated by sage Bharatathat it was the musician's task to evoke a particular emotion or mood and continues to be a form of meditation, concentration and worship.

The melodious sounds of a musical renditio can evoke the innermost emotions and moods of the audience, connoisseurs and non-connoisseurs alike.


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The Great Musicians Of India

Pt. Harishankar

Pt. Hariprasad

Ustad Amjid Ali

Khan

Ustad Zakir Husain

Ustad Bhismilla

Khan

Pt.Bhimsen Joshi

Pt.Vilait Khan

M.S. Subhalakshmi


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Indian Musical Instruments

Santoor

Tabla

Sitar

Harmonium

Bulbul Tarang


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The Dances of India

The fascination for Indian dance all over the world is indicative of the deep-felt need to use the human body to express and celebrate the great universal truths. Indian dance does just that in a heightened, reverential form.

India offers a number of classical dance forms, each of which can be traced to different parts of the country. Each form represents the culture and ethos of a particular region or a group of people. Apart from the classical dances, India is particularly rich in folk idioms. Each area has its own special varieties, be they martial, seasonal, ritual, sacrificial, celebratory, instructional or talismanic. It can vary from village to village, but they all share a common heritage of myths and symbols.


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The Classical Dances Of India

Kathak

Odissi Dance

Bharatanatyam

Manipuri Dance

Mohiniyattam

Kathakali


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The Folk Dances Of India

Garba:Gujrat

Dandaria:Andhra Pradesh

Bhangra:Punjab

Dhamyal:Harayana

Akhu:Nagaland


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The Sports in India

The history of sports in India dates back to the Vedic era. Physical culture in ancient India was fed by a powerful fuel--religious rites.

Chess, wrestling, polo, archery and hockey (possibly a fall-out from polo) are some of the games believed to have originated in India.


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Great Indian Sports Stars

Viswanathan Anand

Leander Paes

Kapil Dev With ‘83 World Cup

Dhyan Chand With The Hockey Team


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The Religion in India

In India, religion is a way of life. It is an integral part of the entire Indian tradition. For the majority of Indians, religion permeates every aspect of life, from common-place daily chores to education and politics. Secular India is home to Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and other innumerable religious traditions.

Common practices have crept into most religious faiths in India and many of the festivals that mark each year with music, dance and feasting are shared by all communities. Each has its own pilgrimage sites, heroes, legends and even culinary specialties, mingling in a unique diversity that is the very pulse of society.


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Temples Of India

Rock Fort Temple:Tiruchirapalli

Haridwar The Holy Place

Shore Temple:Mahabalipuram

The Jagannath Temple:Puri


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The Holy Places Of India

Jama Masjid:Delhi

Golden Temple:Amritsar

Tirupati:Andhra Pradesh

Basilica of Bom Jesus:Goa


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This Presentation was Just a glimpse of India.

NAMASTE

By

Prasad Reddy


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