Indian Culture

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3/10/2011
HSTE
India Culture
In the United States everyone kind of has their own little culture or group. We have many different people living in the US, but not all countries are like that such as India. The Country India is one of a kind; it has a lot happen in its history. They have a very unique health practices in India. They have variable religions, and adapt to others quiet fast; also their traditions and culture is very interesting.
The India culture goes way back until 900 BC when their culture was first put on record. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_India) Many important events came about in India such as, when the Arab invaders conquered Sindh, and established the Islamic presence in India. (www.indianchild.com(history_of_india1.htm) In 1885 the National India congress was formed by Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_of_the_Indian_National_Congress) In 1906 the all India Muslim league was founded. (www.indianchild.com(history_of_india1.htm) The Muslim League was founded by the admirers, companions, and followers of Aligarh Movement.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All-India_Muslim_League) The meeting of the League was held on December 30, 1906, and was held at Ahsan Manzil Palace.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All-India_Muslim_League ) Sir Mian Muhammad Shafi gave "All India Muslim League" its name. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All-India_Muslim_League)
In advance modern healthcare they use a system of medicine called Ayurveda. It helps understanding each individual at a personal level and giving a detailed description about diet, daily routine, life-style, actions and activities to be followed. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) It is a science that teaches how to live life in a true and natural balance.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) It also teaches how to live in society and in the universe without messing up the natural balance.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) Ayurveda deals with disease, treatments, and is a complete way of life.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) It describes how one can make their life advantageous or disadvantageous for them self or for others and what they can do to make their life happy or unhappy.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) It also describes what actions, activities, foods are good or bad for life. As long as they can maintain that balance they remain healthy and when there is imbalance there is disease, unhappiness and misery.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) Avyurveda is to give permanent relief. The treatment mainly is made of powders, tablets, decoctions, medicated oils, prepared from natural herbs, plants and minerals.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) Panch Karma therapy is also used as a treatment in many diseases. Panchkarma is a purifying therapy to enhance the metabolic process through food and herbal medicines.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law) As the wastes are eliminated from the body the person becomes healthy.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayurveda_Law)
Therefore leading to the India religions; there are various religions in India because they adapt to different religions. There are four main religions Buddhism, Christians, Hinduism, and Islam. Buddhism is basic teachings of the three collections of: Vinaya-pitaka (the collection of discipline), Sutra-pitaka (collection of discourses), and Abhidharma-pitaka (collection of abhidharma or metaphysics). (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Buddhism_in_India) The main purpose of these teachings is, the development of the three higher trainings of discipline, concentration and transcendental knowledge, while their function is to remedy the three poisons of desire, anger and delusion. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Buddhism_in_India) Christians in India look up to Ram Mohan, the father of modern India.( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christians_in_India) He was an…