The Culture of India

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The beginning:
The Culture of India
Introduction
Culture is generally defined by major characteristics such as knowledge, experience, meanings, religious beliefs, social traditions, and hierarchies, which are acquired and maintained by a group of people through individual and group striving over the course of time. In the broadest sense, culture is cultivated behavior derived from learned, accumulated, shared experiences which are transmitted throughout a particular society and passed down through the generations through social learning.
Values, symbols, and rituals are common characteristics of all cultures and are collective activities. They are considered to be socially essential and are expressed through certain forms of social interaction, as well...
The end:
..... the development of Indian culture.
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