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Classical Dance Forms of India

  These info-bite gives us a look into the major classical dance forms that exists in India. Scroll down and have a look at them.       Follow Us on Instagram :

Quotes from Vedas that encapsulate Ancient Wisdom

  Vedas are very well known for the wisdom they carry. They are the very scripts that have answers of all your questions. Here are some of the quotes that come from our Vedas.

Majority Religious Affiliation per Subdivision

Majority Religious Affiliation per Subdivision  • The Indian Subcontinent has always been multi-cultural and diverse. It is the birthplace of the four great Indian Religions - Hinduism (๐Ÿ•‰), Jainism (ๅ), Buddhism (☸) and Sikhism (☬). • Religions like Zoroastrianism, Judaism (✡) and the Baha'i are also found here but in comparitively smaller numbers. • Islam (☪️) and Christianity (✝️) have been present in India and the subcontinent since they were found in West Asia. Today, Islam is the second largest religion of the region after Hinduism. • I have referred to census data and drawn the map accordingly. Some regions like Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam no more have a majority religion but they have a plurality. • Jainism, although found in huge numbers in India and Nepal, is not the majority religion in any state/province/territory.  ๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿ™๐ŸฝThank you๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŒบ

Major Buddhist Schools of Asia + Ancient Buddhism in the Indian Subcontinent

Major Buddhist Schools of Asia + Ancient Buddhism of the Indian Subcontinent☸ • Buddhism is one of the greatest faiths to have been born out of India. It was followed by hundreds of societies prior to the arrival of Islam and Christianity. Today it is the 4th largest religion followed by around 550 million people worldwide. • A majority of Buddhists live in Asia. Asia has been home to many Schools and Sub-schools of Buddhism for millennia. Today, 3 major and 1 minor school dominate Asian Buddhism.   ๐ŸŸ  Theravฤda Buddhism (The Way of the Elders) - South and Southeast Asia. ๐ŸŸก Mahฤyฤna Buddhism (Greater Vehicle) - East Asia and Malaysia. ๐Ÿ”ด Vajrayฤna Buddhism (Diamond Vehicle) - Tibet and Central Asia. ๐Ÿ”ต Navayฤna (New Vehicle) - Dalit Communities of South-Western and Central India.   • The Indian Subcontinent was home to a multitude of ancient Buddhist schools starting from the times of Aล›oka (circa 250 b.c.e.). The schools mainly differing ideologically and varying interpretations of t