The history of India is one distinguished by constant integration with migrating people, diverse in cultures and civilizations. Situated in the heart of Asia, history in India is called a crossroads of cultures from China to far Europe, and the most significant Asian connection to the cultures of Africa.
India is a colorful and a vibrant country and a land which is as diverse as its people. Call it a mosaic of cultures, faiths, customs, music, architecture, languages and food. One of the world’s oldest living civilizations – which gave to the world-the concept of zero, the key sound Om…Yoga, and Buddhism.
India’s languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food and customs differ from place to place within the country, but nevertheless possess a commonality. India is one of the most religiously diverse nations in the world and this led to the rise of many different cultures in this absolutely mystical sub-continent. Various emperors and their eras influenced this marvelous land and left behind a rich legacy of their cultural heritage.
Indian Culture by Ami Vitale as captured by her journeys as a photojournalist