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Due to the high quality of its arts, crafts, metallurgy and buildings, the accomplishments in urban planning, governance, trade and technology etc. The Indus Valley Civilisation on the other hand has only come to light by means of 20th century archaeology.
Scholars, who employ several periodization models argue over whether South Asian tradition is consciously committed to the Harappan culture. The late Vedic political progress results in urbanization, strict social hierarchy, commercial and military rivalries among the settlers, that have spread all over the entire sub-continent.
The Vedas constitute the oldest work of Sanskrit literature and form the basis of religious, ethic and philosophic ideas in South Asia.
They are widely, but not exclusively regarded the basics and scriptural authority on worship, rituals, ceremonies, sacrifices, meditation, philosophy and spiritual knowledge for the future Hindu and Buddhist cosmology.
Commentaries and discussions also focus on the development of valid political ideas and concepts of societal progress and ethic conformity. These arguably represent the furthest reaching, most profound and permanent South Asian ideas on other cultural spheres.
Its two eastern regions of Punjab and Sindh share cultural links to Northwest India.
Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal share a common heritage and culture based on the Bengali language. The Culture of India is diverse and a complex mixture of many influences. Nepal is culturally linked to both India and Tibet and the varied ethnic groups of the country share many of the festivals and cultural traditions used and celebrated in North and East India and Tibet.
Nepalithe dominant language of Nepal uses the Devanagari alphabet which is also used to write many North Indian languages. Tibetan Buddhism is the dominant religion in Bhutan and the Tibetan alphabet is used to write Dzongkhathe dominant language of Bhutan.
There is a cultural and linguistic divide between North and South India. Sri Lanka is culturally tied to both India and Southeast Asia. Cultural festivals, aspects of its cuisine and Theravada Buddhismthe dominant religion in Sri Lanka, show a Southeast Asian affinity. The religions HinduismBuddhism and Islam gradually diffused into local cosmology.
Nonetheless, the Southeast Asian nations have very diversely adapted to these cultural stimuli and evolved their distinct sophisticated expression in lifestyle, the visual arts and most notably in architectural accomplishments, such as Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Borobudur in Indonesia.
In the case of Vietnam, it is also influenced much by Confucianism and the culture of China. Myanmar has also been exposed to Indian cultural influences.
Before the 14th century, Hinduism and Buddhism were the dominant religions of Southeast Asia. Thereafter, Islam became dominant in Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei. Southeast Asia has also had a lot of Western influence due to the lasting legacy of colonialism.
One example is the Philippines which has been heavily influenced by America and Spain, with Christianity Catholicism as the dominant religion. East Timor also demonstrates Portuguese influence through colonialism, as it is a predominantly Christian nation.
A common feature found around the region are stilt houses. These houses are elevated on stilts so that water can easily pass below them in case of a flood. Another shared feature is rice paddy agriculture, which originated in Southeast Asia thousands of years ago.
Dance drama is also a very important feature of the culture, utilizing movements of the hands and feet perfected over thousands of years. Furthermore, the arts and literature of Southeast Asia is very distinctive as some have been influenced by IndianHinduChineseBuddhistand Islamic literature.
In addition, the Jewish origins of Christianityalong with the many cultural contributions from both Jews and Arabs in Europe, meant that West Asian culture had left a lasting impact on Western civilization as well.ASEAN CULTURE IS FOR EVERYONE Good morning Mr.
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The ASEAN Culture House, a venue that will play a major role as a cultural bridge between Korea and the 10 ASEAN countries, opened in Haeundae-gu District, Busan, on Sept.
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