Welcome to India: A land of Belonging (Paperback)

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Welcome to India: A land of Belonging (Paperback)


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From ancient Indian history to vibrant modern society, this book about India showcases the nation's rich cultural spectrum.

Explore India's culinary treasures, with mouthwatering Indian foods like biryani or creamy korma to foods intrinsic to regional cuisines. Understand rituals around Indian festivals like colorful, joyous Holi or the lights of Diwali. Learn about influential leaders, from powerful past Indian politicians and Mughal rulers to independence heroes like Mahatma Gandhi and first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Journey through bustling urban landscapes and famous places like the cinematic dreams of Mumbai and regal forts of Rajasthan in the north to Portuguese-influenced Goa in the south. Marvel at enduring historical places like the sublime Taj Mahal in Agra and spiritual Varanasi with riverside ghats on the Ganges. Cruise tropical backwaters in Kerala. From Himalayan foothills to sun-kissed beaches, diverse natural beauty complements India's cultural gems.

From the tantalizing aromas of spices perfuming biryani to the complex layers of flavor in rich curries, Indian foods, and cuisines reflect incredible regional diversity yet share common soul-satisfying qualities. With a rich insider perspective, this book fuels an appreciation for the famous cities of India, their indelible culture and traditions, empowering leaders, artistic brilliance, and welcoming spirit that endure into the 21st century-an essential reference for first-time visitors and lifelong Indians alike.

Product Details ISBN: 9798989358212
Publisher: Kinnari Birla Bharucha
Publication Date: December 7th, 2023
Pages: 114
Language: English