Ancient India
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...Ancient India India has a long history following its evolution and social structures, which have arisen over time. Chapter 2 focuses on the ancient India and all that has been taking place. For instance, the chapter outlines the emergence of civilization in India over the years. Specifically, this part looks at the Harappan society and all that it entails. Similarly, this section highlights the main civilization features of this society. The section also highlights its similarities with civilization in Mesopotamia and Egypt. Further, the chapter discusses Aryans in India and outlines their social stratification. In this section, the chapter looks at the distinctive features... Summary of Chapter 2:...
Comparing Sculptures of Ancient India and Greece
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...Ancient India and Greece It would not be a mistake to suggest that art plays an important role in the history of the humanity. However, it must be noted that different cultures have affected their aesthetic traditions; that is why every part of the world has its peculiar art. It may be particularly important to analyze it as it will shed light on the way a certain society saw the world and reflected this perception in art. This paper will argue that Ancient Greek and Ancient Indians sculptures are different in their approach towards sending a particular message to the audience, with the former relying more and accurate representation and the latter relying on abstract notions... Comparing Sculptures of...
The history of ancient India. Harppan Culture.
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...ancient India. This paper has a specific focus on the Harppan Culture. For some period of time, there was a belief that the History of India started with the Aryans. But excavations at Harappa and Mohanjo-Daro changed the complete viewpoint and old beliefs. Starting with the finding of Harappa, almost thousand conclusions with comparable characters have been exposed. Scholars named it ‘Indus valley civilization’ (Around the Indus in 90 Slides par. 1). Indus valley civilization developed at two centers-Harappa and Mohanjodaro. Harappa is in Montgomery district of the Punjab (now... History and Political Science 08 February Research Paper Proposal:       This research paper is discusses the history of...
Compare & Contrast Hinduism and Buddhism in Ancient India
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...Ancient India Southern Asia has long been regarded because of its history in the establishment of many of the world's renowned religions. In India which is a part of this rich culture becomes the melting pot of two important religions-Buddhism and Hinduism. The beginning of Buddhism in India is facilitated by the trades in Silk Road where exchange went beyond goods into more social aspects such as ideas, technology, and culture. This trade facilitated the spread of Buddhism through merchants, missionaries, and monasteries. Later on, Hinduism emerged as the key religion in India with the decline of Buddhism. With the commencement of Gupta... 08 February 2008 Compare & Contrast Hinduism and Buddhism in...
Religion and Philosophy in Ancient India and China
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...ancient India, their scales, characters, themes and tones are dissimilar. The rest of this essay will flesh out this position. In Shakuntala, a salient philosophical debate is whether the titular character is a victim of misfortune (as in encountering an ill-tempered Sage Durvasa) or had let herself down (by living in her fantasies when Sage Durvasa visits her hermitage). Author Kalidasa doesn’t concern himself with answering this question, making it less... Ramayana and Shakuntala: A Comparison Both Ramayana and Shakuntala are great works of artistic and philosophical merit. Originally written in Sanskrit close to two millennia ago, their authorship and date of origin are both speculative and...
Prophets and Gods: The Roots of Christianity and Ancient India
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...ancient India... Module Module ID: Hebrew Bible and Bhagavad-Gita By critically examining the history of the world civilizations at large, it becomes evident that almost all societies, cultures and nations followed one religious belief or the other. Consequently, religion and faith maintain universality in their nature and scope. Hundreds of thousands beliefs systems prevail on the face of the earth carrying divergent cult, traditions, worship style and concept of deity (Beckerlegge, 2000). Among these religious beliefs, Abrahamic faiths including Judaism, Christianity and Islam are monotheist faiths, which share almost same mythology, concepts about God, creation, angels, Satan, heaven, hell, life...
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...India became one of the first regions to create an advanced technological society in the ancient world. Owing to the civilization formed along the Indus River Valley, technological society gradually emerged in ancient India as people became more exposed to richness of culture and resources which helped augment their intellectual capacity. Based on archeological findings, the settlers of the Indus Valley expressed versatility of knowledge in mathematics, engineering, writing, sculpture, painting, architecture, government, and even industrial works. One key factor may be drawn from the attributes of the inhabitants such as the Aryans who drove the Dravidians off... to the south. The invasion...
India’s Classical Age
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...ancient India and the cultural system prevailing at that time. For example, the readers get aware of the polygamy system prevalent in ancient India. Answer 2 Sakoontala indeed is a great material to be incorporated as a film. The plot of the drama and its narrative structure captivates great dramatic element. Along with that character portrayal and character development of the drama give the play a total cinematic dimension. All the characters are portrayed brilliantly and coherently for the support of the plot and its development... Indian ical Age Answer Sakoontala by Kalidasa is a masterpiece based on the episode the great epic of Mahabharata. Sakoontala is based on the Chapters 62-69 of Book 1 of...
World Civilizations To 1500
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...Ancient Egypt. 4. Ancient India. 5. Conclusion Ancientcivilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and India passed a very long way of development, and there were many different important factors of progress took place in these civilizations. The most important factors of their development were economical, cultural and social changes, but geographical factor also played appropriate role in these civilizations functioning. The aim of this paper is to show that the factor of geography and environment played a very important role in ancient civilizations development, but geographical factor influence should be concerned together... World Civilizations Table of contents Introduction. 2. Mesopotamian civilization. 3....
India Caste System
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...ancient India around 1500 BC. The Aryans were light skinned in comparison to the indigenous of ancient India. They are believed to have come from the Southern Europe and Northern Asia. The Aryans dropped most of their culture and began conquering India pushing most of them to the south... Caste system in India and types of the system Introduction Singh (35) describes caste as a given to a certain group or section of society having a certain commonality. The commonalities are aimed at mutual exclusion of one group from the rest. The commonality may be in the form of race or tribe, occupation, religion et cetera. In India, the caste system is also known as varnas. Varnas are social stratification of...
Culture of India Essay
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...Ancient India has several varying writing styles. Hindi was written using unique symbols called pictographs (Chen and Starosta 14). This form of writing would be difficult for none natives to understand. This therefore means that in order to better communicate posters and signs written in pictographs are also written in English using... CULTURE OF INDIA In this essay, I shall review the work of Larry Samovar in the book Cross Cultural Communications. It is vital to note that communication and culture works in tandem. This is because communication allows for the transfer of culture from one generation to the next. This book is a compilation of a number of interesting articles from a number of authors...
Culture of India
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...Ancient India has several varying writing styles. Hindi was written using unique symbols called pictographs (Chen and Starosta 14). This form of writing would be difficult for none natives to understand. This therefore means that in order to better communicate posters and signs written in pictographs are also written in English using... CULTURE OF INDIA In this essay, I shall review the work of Larry Samovar in the book Cross Cultural Communications. It is vital to note that communication and culture works in tandem. This is because communication allows for the transfer of culture from one generation to the next. This book is a compilation of a number of interesting articles from a number of authors...
Trade relations between India and China from the beginning to 1500 AD
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...India-China Trade Relations Introduction India and China were considered to be ancient seats of learning and enlightenment. Both countries were considered to be the core contributors of the global economy. For that reason, India and China share an inherent sense as the greatest and flourishing civilizations. Trade relations between the two civilizations existed for a long period of time in history. There was considerable economic interaction between the two. For example, the fishermen of Malabar Coast still employ fishing nets called Chinese nets which have their origins from China. Indian religious artifacts have been...
Celestial Women Beneath a Mango tree, Rajasthan,India, 1000-1050 c.e.
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...India, between 1000-1050 c.e. Introduction Art with its complete and exquisite antiquity often attains a kind of perspective which takes a masterpiece beyond any perfect paradigm and places it beyond the normal parameters of socio-cultural milieu. The masterpieces often depict the facts and facets of socio-cultural and socio-historical statistics. The evident example in this regard is the nitty-gritty of socio-cultural belief and conventions prevailing in any ancient civilisation. The social history of ancient India likewise is not available in a neat recorded form at a great length. The understanding of the faith, belief or socio-cultural conventions... Celestial Women beneath a Mango Tree’, Rajasthan,...
India
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...India has a rich and diverse culture which has been shaped by its interesting history. Starting from the Indus Valley Civilization to the British Rule, India has been a land to many ancient civilizations each with their unique culture and traditions. This history makes India diverse in terms of religions, languages, cultural practices and customs. The Indian culture consists of strict social hierarchy commonly known as caste system. This caste system which separates people into communities based on their family background, education and income, is deeply rooted in India. In India the family system carries great... All about India and Section # of All about India This Paper discusses the...
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...India. History plays a major role in guiding the direction that a society takes. Through historical evaluations and analyses, we are able to have a sense of where the society is coming from, and this gives a good perspective of where it is headed. There are various inferences that can be drawn from ancient civilisations, and this is important since the contemporary society can learn from the way that ancient civilisations were managed, and consequently modify and implement these gains for the benefit of all. To this end, India has a rich history that holds various lessons for the different facets of the present world. From the Indus Valley civilisation, the Mughal Empire, arrival... Instruction: Task:...
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...ancient and diverse culture as India's. Stretching back in an unbroken sweep over 5000 years, India's culture has been enriched by successive waves of migration which were absorbed into the Indian way of life. Its physical, religious and racial variety is as immense as its linguistic diversity. This diversity stems from the uniqueness of our vastly complex society is the end product of the eagerness of our ancestors to learn more and live better. Our values are an intricate infusion of principles from outsiders... The term culture refers to a of intellectual development or manners. The social and political forces that influence the growth of a human beingare defined as culture. It refers to...
Influence of Hindu and Arabs in Mathematics
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...ancient world people exchanged their knowledge and ideas freely and shared what had been created and discovered. On the other hand, such places as India, Japan, Mesoamerica were a little bit isolated in later periods of universal history because of colonization (Cajori 86). The core of the numeral system was Brahmi numerals and positional notation. Further this system was adopted by Arabs and improved. A well-developed numerical system... 02 October 2009 Influence of Hindu and Arabs in Mathematics The great contribution made by Hindus and Arabs was a development and introduction of numeral system. Thus, it is evident that with the development of relationships between different countries in the ancient...
"To Fight in a Righteous War": Varna and Moral Duty in India
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...ancient times India has been famous for its wisdom and its thought. The ancient Persians, Greek and Romans were eager to learn from its sages and philosophers. When, in the eighteenth century, the first translations of some Upanishads and the Bhagavad-Gita became available to the West, European philosophers rhapsodized about the profundity and beauty of these writings. Here they encountered a fusion of philosophy and religion, a deep wisdom and a concern with the ultimate that had no parallel in either contemporary Western philosophy or Western religion. Indian philosophy is highly... To Fight in a Righteous War Varnas and Moral Duty in India Introduction Bhagavad-Gita India’s religious text has been the ...
Film, Fashion and Food in India
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...India as a country and as people has an ancient clothing design tradition, yet also has an emerging fashion industry. There were a handful of designers that existed in India prior to the 1980s, but the sprout of major artists happened in the late 80s and the 1990s. The emergence of new artists was as a result of an increase in exposure to global fashion. The economic boom that occurred after the economic liberalization in 1990 also is a factor in the rise of designers.5... FILM, FASHION AND FOOD IN INDIA Introduction India is a country that constitutes the largest part of the sub-continental land mass of South Asia. The country has highly variable landforms, and with it comes great history, tradition and ...
Chines Art
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...ancient India, China, Persia, and other Eastern countries, and was introduced into Ancient Greece in the time of Themistocles (c. 524–460 BC). In 1949 Mao Zedong, poet and founder of New China, wrote a verse that included the stanza: "The rooster sings, the bright sky turns.” The rooster is known to be a fierce... Mr. Zhang Xin is a famous painter, in this picture, he tries to illustrates Chinese culture through his painting. The rooster was a universal solar symbol across Eurasia, the Near and Middle East and Europe as a bird that heralded the dawn with its crowing and that would dispel evil spirits as the light of day dispelled darkness. The Chinese ideogram for rooster is 雞/鷄, 鸡 ( qi/chi/kai),...
The earliest periods of Hinduism we have studied (e.g. Vedas and Upanishads) seek two conflicting goals: enjoyment within the world and liberation from the world. Describe how later Hinduism tried to synthesize these goals, paying special attention t
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...Ancient World Cultures: Essays on Ancient India. University of Evansville, 1996. Web. 17 Sep 2012. .... Due Hinduism Hinduism is easily one of the oldest belief systems in the world, and remains heavily practiced today. It is true that the words of the Vedas and the teachings of the Upanishads can be rather confusing and often contradict one another. These elements will, likely, keep scholars debating for generations to come. However, over the years Hinduism has made the efforts to eliminate some of the contradictions, confusions, and questions that sometimes arise. The simplest way to break down the distinctions between the Vedas and the Upanishads is to describe the Vedas as the core religious scriptures of Hinduism. They detail the pantheo...
Aryans and Dravidians
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...India’s ancient civilization emerged in a markedly separated sub-continent bordered on the north by the chain of the Himalayas. This great mountain range, with its wings to east and west, isolates India from the world (Gottschalk 2000). Yet, the blockade was never an insurmountable one, and merchants and settlers have always found their way over the steep and barren routes into India, as Indians have performed their culture and business beyond her borders by the same passes (Gottschalk 2000). The seclusion of India has never been thorough, and the impact of the mountain barrier in expanding her distinct civilization has usually been overestimated (Knott 1998). This essay... The Aryans and Dravidians...
Ancient Art Forms
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...India. It represents the way of life at the time of the people in India, their belief and cultural practices (Kleiner 45). Works Cited Polit, Jerome, J. The ancient art of Greece: sources and documents. London: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Harrison, Jane, E. Ancient Art and Ritual. New York: InfoBase publishing, 2007. Kleiner, Fred. Art through the Ages. New Jersey: Cengage Learning, 1998.... Ancient Art Forms College From the ancient times to humans have been using art as a way of expressing difference on how they live, how they perceive the world and any other concepts in life that can be expressed through art. Ancient art forms...
Ancient culture
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...ancient nations like Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and China. The quintessence of early civilizations, chiefly the “river civilizations”, was the overwhelmingly potent political power. Also, the civilizations were laddered... ancient name Mukanai. Albeit it was erected by the people of Greece, its name was taken from some pre-Greek settlers. The third and last artwork is the Capitoline Wolf. It is one of the most symbolical artworks during the prehistoric times. “It is a 5th century BC Etruscan statue that is made of bronze cast in the lower Tiber valley.” On it is a female wolf “suckling a pair of human twin boys, representing the legendary founders of the city of Rome.” All...
Zoroastrianism
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...ancient India. While Zoroastrianism acknowledges good and evil, especially in relation to a having a good life, Hinduism looks to karma to determine where a person stands in regard to good and evil. Works Cited Boyce, Mary. Zoroastrians: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices. London: Routledge, 2007. Print.... Zoroastrianism Zoroastrianism is a primeval, pre-Islamic religion and philosophy that was based in Ancient Persia. It was founded approximately in the sixth century BC by prophet Zarathustra, whom the religion was named after. Zoroastrianism was the official religion of the Persian Empire until the Muslim invasion took place in 637 AD. Followers of Zoroastrianism believe in one God, Ahura...
History
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...ancient India. At one plane, it captivates the political system of hierarchy prevailing at that time in India. On the other side, it indicates and speaks about the necessary virtues that should be present in a complete man portrayed through the character of the king, Rama. The most pertinent theme of the story, The Ramayana, is the victory of good over evil represented through the glorious victory of king Rama over the demon Ravana. In the Epilogue of the book, the author mentions, “Rama entered Ajodhya, after fourteen years... The Ramayana “The Ramayana: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of Indian Epic” by R.K. Narayan is one of the illustrative and enlightened books compiled with rich language throwing ...
Music of India
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...ancient traditions of South India especially Tamil Nadu. The YajurVeda, one of the chief parts of the Vedas reveals sacrificial formulae advocating the ‘veena’ as a significant musical instrument. Important musical forms are Gitam, Swarajat, Jatiswaram, Varnams and Kriti which again comprise of Ragam, Tanam and Pallavi (Logan & Subramaniam 1). The time period of Indian Music has been classified as the Ancient Period (4000 B.C. – 400 A.D.), Medieval Period (400 A.D. – 1600 A.D.) and Modern Period (1600 A.D. - present) (Logan & Subramaniam 1). Bharata created the Natyasastra on Treatise on the Dramatic Arts during the Ancient Period (“Indian Music”). Since its composition, this masterpiece has...
Ancient Scripture
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...ancient religion which has endured and survived the ravages of time, offering consolation to millions of disturbed souls, and providing answers to all questions in a profoundly satisfying manner. Even as early as seven centuries before the birth of Christ, scientists and philosophers in India studied the laws of nature and logically established the theory of evolution. The father of evolution theory in India was Kapila, the earliest of the scientists nd philosophers. His... and Number of the Teacher’s Religion and Theology ANCIENT SCRIPTURE Introduction The terms ‘scripture’ and ‘scriptures’ refer to biblical writings or passages from the Bible, or to any sacred writing or authoritative statement. They...
What Is Buddhism? Is It A Philosophy Or Religion?
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...ancient India, Buddhism spread throughout Asia and is practiced the world over. This proliferation contributes to the emergence of different cultures while maintaining basic beliefs based on Buddha’s teachings. Studies indicate that the term Buddhism has its origin from the West as opposed to the practitioners. The different cultures provide a variety of interpretations of Buddhist teachings leading to vigorous debate on the practice. This necessitates the goal of this paper, which seeks... What Is Buddhism? Is It A Philosophy Or Religion? In the modern society, Buddhism is seen as a religion and more so as away of life that is characterised by following the teachings of Buddha. With its origins in...
India and China
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...India and China Gender roles vary from nation to nation and time to time, in certain regions, women are expected to be subordinates to men, obedient to their families, while in certain regions such as America, they are expected to be individualistic. Females in India perform three main gender roles; they are expected to be daughters, wives and daughters in law and while functioning in these roles they are expected to behave in a different manner. In the ancient Chinese era, women were expected to be inferior to males and continue to operate as mothers, daughters and wives. As mothers, they used to take care of their homes and their children and ensure that their daughters end... Female Roles in India...
Compare the heroes Gilgamesh and Rama
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...ancient India, moreover, the king has to cast away his wife if found unfaithful. Rumors had spread out that Sita had committed infidelity to her husband-king perhaps during the time when she was abducted by Ravana, Rama’s mortal enemy. Following the social norm, Rama has banished his wife into the forest and away from his kingdom (Gupta 23... ?Similarities between Gilgamesh and Rama: Text and Context The stories of Gilgamesh and Rama have certain sameness. These similarities can be observed in the narratives embedded in the epics of Gilgamesh and Rama. Further, their sameness transcends beyond the text itself. The narratives of Gilgamesh and Rama are entrenched in the very society and history in which...
Compare the heroes Gilgamesh and Rama
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...ancient India, moreover, the king has to cast away his wife if found unfaithful. Rumors had spread out that Sita had committed infidelity to her husband-king perhaps during the time when she was abducted by Ravana, Rama’s mortal enemy. Following the social norm, Rama has banished his wife into the forest and away from his kingdom (Gupta 23... Similarities between Gilgamesh and Rama: Text and Context The stories of Gilgamesh and Rama have certain sameness. These similarities can be observedin the narratives embedded in the epics of Gilgamesh and Rama. Further, their sameness transcends beyond the text itself. The narratives of Gilgamesh and Rama are entrenched in the very society and history in which they ...
Ramayana and Shakuntala: A Comparison
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...ancient India, their scales, characters, themes and tones are dissimilar. The rest of this essay will flesh out this position. In Shakuntala, a salient philosophical debate is whether the titular character is a victim of misfortune (as in encountering an ill-tempered Sage Durvasa) or had let herself down (by living in her fantasies when Sage Durvasa visits her hermitage). Author Kalidasa doesn’t concern himself with answering this question, making it less philosophically... ?Ramayana and Shakuntala: A Comparison Both Ramayana and Shakuntala are great works of artistic and philosophical merit. Originally written in Sanskrit close to two millennia ago, their authorship and date of origin are both...
Buddhism in India
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...India" Jainism Buddhism and Jainism are among the three major Ancient religions in India, the other one is Brahaminism. Buddhism and Jainism were inspired and rooted in the Indus Valley tradition and the Aryan tradition respectively. It was previously known that these religions started almost simultaneously, but latest research and excavation at Mohenjodaro and Harappa has shown that Jainism existed more than five thousands year ago (Antiquity of Jainism). Jains however believe that Jainism has Eternal origin. There is truth in the Jaina idea that their religion goes back to a remote antiquity, the antiquity in question being that of the re-Aryan, so called Dravidian illuminated... by the...
Religions in India
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...India today is Hinduism. As per a 2001 survey, 82% of the Indian population was practicing Hinduism, 12% Islam, 2.5% Christianity, 2% Sikhism, 0.7% Buddhism, 0.5% Jainism, 0.01% Zoroastrianism and another 0.0005% engaged in Judaism. Though affected by major religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianity, in addition, there exist many other tribal traditions. The three ancient religions; Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism are traditionally considered the shapers... Religions in India Number Throughout the history of India, religion has been part of the country’s culture. India, known for its diversity of religious practices and beliefs, is the cradle of four of the world’s major religious...
Women's Rights in India
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...India Indian women have an eventful history. Indian history holds claim that women had equal rights with men during the ancient times. Major offices in India like the Presidency, National Speaker and Prime Minister are currently adorned with women. Women participate in sports, media, art, education, science and technology and service sectors. However, some Indian women go through difficult times and face discrimination. The question of whether women in India enjoy equal full human rights as men is debatable. History Works of Indian grammarians indicate that women in the ancient times, for example, Vedic period were educated, married at a mature age and chose whom to marry. Some held... Womens Rights in...
Ancient Dance References
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...ancient dances are few and far between, but they do exist. This allows us a glimpse into the past of dancing. One of the first greatest descriptions of dance comes from India and was written by Bharata Muni, a man who lived approximately between 500 BC and 200 BC. The textbook that he wrote, which was called the Natya Shastra, outlined many things in regard to theatre and music, but the majority of the book was based on dance. Bharata wrote in great detail about a variety of dances, focusing a lot of pages to every movement in each of the dances. He also divulged... into detail about the dancing, but merely mention it in passing. However, it was made clear through the verses provided that...
Ancient Dance References
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...ancient times are the drawings left by past civilizations like the ones engraved on the stones or woods found in Egypt and other pertinent places among which is India. It has been so... ?Full Ancient Dance References Art was not recently borne but have for centuries been a part of human cultures, not only to the progressive countries but to all races regardless of education and other circumstances. Whatever knowledge the modern man has about dance and other arts, I believe have been passed on from generation to generation and has developed to whatever each race has adopted and whatever genre there are that we now know similar to how other part of our culture have been passed to us. If stories, poems and...
History Questions
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...Ancient Israelites, records began as early as 1398 BCE mentioning Canaanite refugees fleeing Egypt led by Moses who receives laws that are followed to date. Later in 1225 BCE the tribes form a single nation called Israel. Later Israel split and idol worshipping was introduced. On the other hand, in ancient India, Upanishads authors progressed on the depth of their explorations which included thinking metaphysically regarding the truth and meaning of life and death. Teachings of Buddha and Mahavira were produced as a result of a major socio-political intellectual reforms experienced in India. Question 3 The Greek, Chinese, and Egyptian leaders... Question Two societies that lacked strong political unity ...
Ancient and Indigenous Mathematics
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...Ancient and Indigenous Mathematics Introduction A brief and meaningful definition of mathematics is difficult yet it is also difficult to imagine a world without mathematics. Most histories of mathematics that have greatly influenced the growth and development of mathematics were written in the nineteenth century. At that time, there were two different developments that were taking place that directly affected both the content and balance of these books, particularly those produced in the United States and Britain (Graham, 2012). The discoveries of ancient mathematics on clay tablets in Mesopotamia and papyri in Egypt pushed back the origins of written...
Management in India
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...India Answer: India is an ancient civilization, rich in arts and possessing intriguing wisdom. The country remained poor and became known for the failure to give its people a higher standard of living. In the year of 1970 countries in South-East Asia started in the road to modernization. In 1980 China followed the modernization and became successful too. But India still did not move on the path of modernization. Then finally in 1990 substantial policy reforms were implemented by the country and since then the country strengthen it economy and management style accordingly. Changing Economic System and Management Style 1st Phase 1950 - 1980: India's state directed... Asian Management - Management in India...
Outsourcing in India
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...India, 2006). 1.2 A brief history of outsourcing and the current trends The practice of outsourcing is not new, it has been going on since ages. Since ancient times companies in developed countries have outsourced services to nearby less developed counties. Before the information technology (IT) revolution, many companies in the US outsourced manufacturing jobs to counties like Canada, Mexico and South America in order... Could the rise in the outsourcing of services to India act as a fuel for the Indian economy to become a threat to the service sector in UK Introduction The problem The outsourcing history of India is one of extraordinary story of growth in a very short span of time. The idea of outsour...
India
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...India is to grow as a world power? Specifically, what must India do or continue to do before it can be seen as a sustainable democracy? In his article ‘Emerging India, Can it remain an open and tolerant society?’ David Masci 1asks whether or not India can ever take the place it feels it deserves on the world stage. India has the worlds second highest population count and is its largest democratic state. In recent years there have been huge economic reforms, as well as the development of several high-tech industries which promise a brighter future. These however exist alongside vast poverty and frequent food shortages, as well as frequent outbursts of violence... What major obstacle must be overcome if...
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...Ancient Greece and India, the early Islamic religion and the early religious views of Africa. However, to begin I will examine the religious views of the early Chinese civilization. In fact, in the early Chinese civilization there are said to have existed three separate doctrines. These doctrines were Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. The religions of Christianity and Islam are said not to have reached this region until the 7th century A.D. The ideas of Taoism are said to have originated in the 6th century B.C and were founded upon the thought of a man named Lao Tzu (although there are many who believe this man is purely a mythical figure). In reality, while Taoism can be viewed in terms... The...
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...Ancient Mesopotamia. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 2009. Print. Donn, Lin, & Don Donn. Ancient Mesopotamia & Ancient India. California: Social Studies School Service, 2004. Print. Hansen, Valerie & Kenneth, Curtis, R. Voyages in World History. Boston: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2010. Print. Moscovitch, Arlene. Egypt the Culture. New York: Crabtree Publisher, 2008. Print. Steele, Philip. Ancient Egypt. New York: Rosen Publisher, 2009. Print.... Ancient summer and Egypt Ancient Sumer Ancient Sumer adopted monarchy form of government whereby its kings held a significant position in the society. In the entire kingdom (divided into two city-states), people deemed king or lugal established his...
India: The Postcolonial Nation-State
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...ancient entity finds a certain resonance in the case of modern India where one can find all the aspects of national-conscious building, creative-history writing, and past construction in all their subjective minutiae. India, after its 1947 independence from Britain, found itself in the awkward position of simultaneously “creating” a past which both highlighted the country’s rich cultural patrimony and which had to correspond to a present which itself was everyday changing. The case of India then yielded a dialectic whereby an ephemeral past was subjected to the caprices of the present. When a country writes its... of Modern India: The Anatomy of a Nation and an Idea It is often said in passing...
India
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...India One of the best ways to understand India is through its cosmic structures. These cosmic structures shape the Indian beliefs on spiritualism and exert a significant influence on their culture. Hinduism is one dominant religion in the Indian culture. It generally refers to the set of religious beliefs and customs that have evolved over the centuries and have attained recognition in the Indian culture. Although the beliefs and teaching have evolved over the years, Hinduism is still founded upon nature and on the belief in the existence of gods (Griffin, 1). Hinduism practices a diversity of beliefs. The first and major belief of Hinduism is the belief...
Compare india and the middle east
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...ancient past and a common place of origin (Introduction to the Middle East – Religion). Closer relations with Middle Eastern nations were maintained because of Indias dependence on petroleum imports. India procured oil from Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait and, in response, delivered industrial amenities, industrial goods, and employment. Iran-Iraq War, in 1980-88, forced India to change its oil procurements from Iran and Iraq to Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf states. Indias... Compare India and the Middle East The Middle East has an important role in worldwide politics and finance since the concentration of globe’s hydrocarbons in this topographical region means that ...
The contemporary issues in India
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...India. As mentioned before Indian society is a highly patriarchal society where boys are preferred over girls. In hope of male child people continue to increase their family sizes without realizing the fact that feeding them will be a problem. From ancient times people have talked about the increasing population of India. The want of a male child has led people from old days to bring more and more children in this world (Mill, p. 300). The growing population is a load on educational institutions and other social institutions of the country. Good governance therefore cannot be achieved when population is growing at a rate faster than growth of social institutions. Increasing... Inserts His/her Inserts...
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