A glimpse of Indian culture and heritage
Taj MahalStretching back in an unbroken sweep of over 5000 years, India's culture has been enriched by successive waves of migration which were absorbed into the Indian way of life. India's heritage is like a rainbow comprised of multiple facets such as; performing arts, crafts, religion, customs, traditions, beliefs, philosophy, history, health, medicine, travel, cuisine, monuments, literature, painting and languages. It is this variety of all things that is a special hallmark of India. Each one of these heritages of India reflects the influence of the prevailing cultures.
One of the most enduring achievements of Indian civilization is its architecture. The artistic and architectural heritages of India are almost five millennia old. The splendid sculpture and lovely frescoes adorning caves make them one of the most glorious monuments of India's past. The temples are famous for their architectural splendor and exuberance. Many of the monuments have become the symbol of modern India. Additionally, the traditional health and medical systems of India not only aimed at curing people from different diseases, they were also aimed at cleansing your body and mind. Yoga is essentially a mind-body therapy, involving a variety of exercises and meditation, which is gradually being recognized as a potent alternative branch of medicine all over the world.
This month's guest speaker, Ms. Kalaivani Thangamani, from India, is living in Tsukuba. She will present a glimpse of Indian festivals, rituals, artifacts, monuments, costumes, music and dance, language and literature. Come and discover a little more of India's culture and heritage.
Date/Time: February 26 (Wed.)14:00-16:00
Guest: Ms. Kalaivani Thangamani (India)
Place: Tsukuba Information Center
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