India Facts: Do you know these interesting facts about our country India? On the occasion of Republic day we bring you some interesting facts of our country you may not be aware of.
India is full of wonders and magic. Every centimeter of our land has hundreds of special and uniqueness in it. India and Indians are amazingly talented and have amazing diversity. You may find some of the most interesting facts about India and Indians. India was ruled by the British and many other rulers for more than 200 years. We have seen what slavery is. But even being ruled for so long India has now developed and grown itself super powerful. We are on the top list of the countries now.
Some interesting facts you may not know about India :
Snakes and ladders originated in India
It was first originated in India to teach kids lessons about karma and morals which children will learn and remember for a lifetime and try to become a better person.
The first diamond was mined in India
For around a thousand years in the 4th century BC, India was the only source of Diamonds.
India has 22 recognized language that is spoken by different people in different states.
In India, the22 different languages are broken all over India like Kashmiri, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, and much more. World’s second-largest country in the English language. Sanskrit is the sole Indian language is also called the mother of all languages.
India is ranked second most populated country
Talking about population then India is on number two in this list after China. And some research says we will cross China’s population by 2050 and will be the world’s most populated country.
Indians use their fingers to eat meals
Where everyone eats from spoon and fork we Indians prefer to eat food from our hands. In Ayurveda also it is written that eating food from hands helps to get the food to absorb by the body better and also gives better digestion of food. Some people even say they don’t feel like eating until they eat with fingers.
Kumbh Mela is a very known and loved mela in India because of the belief and pilgrimage it has. This meal also has the largest gathering in the world. Gathering so large that it is visible from space.
India Facts: Varanasi
It is believed that Varanasi is the Oldest city on this planet. People also believed that Varanasi used to be the home for Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. This is also believed that the person who takes his or her last breath here attains salvation.
India Facts: Yoga
It is now widely used all around the world for its numerous health benefits and to keep one’s mind and body healthy. Yoga was originated in India and practiced since ages. And now it os being used all around the world..
India Facts: Spices
The spices used around the world comes 70% from India making it the largest county to grow spices some of which are turmeric, cumin etc.
India Facts: Golden Temple
It is not just called golden temple, the work that happened is not less than gold in humanity. Thousands of people are fed here daily. Around fifty thousand per day. And the things they prepare food with are donated by people.
India Facts: Shampoo
The word “shampoo” originated from a Sanskrit word “champu” which means to massage. Herbs mixed water were used as shampoo in starting.
If I will tell facts I am never going to stop. India is a place of diversity and religion. It is also believed that doesn’t matter where you are in India you are not away more than 7 kms from a temple. There is a temple whose pillar is floating in air. The Ram setu built between Shri Lanka and India is believed to be made from the stones who can float on water if Ram would be written on it.
There are thousands of facts and things to talk about India. India has the highest statue in the world. ISRO sent the first satellite on mars. These facts will never stop. Even after being ruled for so many years India evolved like king and it still is growing like a king. Every single person in India has something special in him or her. We have amazing talents, we have amazing movies, and we have some amazing things that no one else has it right now.
Just a thing about India is poverty and greed. Not everyone is that but there are such people in every country and India also but we all are not growing and helping each other to grow and make our India proud. India is my country and I am proud to be an Indian. We may not be the best looking, we may not be the fairest in color, may not be the strongest in human strength, but we are not weak. We can fight and win whatever comes we are never going to lose hope. India is a country about which you can never stop listening. An amazing place with amazing facts.