India Is The Largest Nation

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INDIA India is the seventh largest nation in the world and is located in the continent of Asia (web). Although India is not the largest nation, it has “the second largest population in the world, India is home to more than one billion people (web). Landscape in India made up of the Himalayas, which are the highest mountain range in the world, plains, desert, and surrounded by the Indian Ocean. The climate can vary due to the different landscapes, from tropical, monsoons, or snow in the Himalayas. Mark Twain stated “India is the cradle of human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most valuable most astrictive materials in the history of man are…show more content…
Some people would find this awkward, as if they were staring, but I knew this was their way of showing respect. There were times other Indian families would come to the store to visit, and in American culture when greeting someone we would use a hand shake and a simple “Hello”, however in Indian culture a slight head bow with hands pressed together and a “Namaste” is most common (Edith Cowan University). “Namaste” is used as a greeting and it means: “I bow to you” (Edith Cowan University). Sometimes physical contact is considered inappropriate or could make someone of India background feel uncomfortable. Working for Indian people, I have learned and see that physical contact can make them uncomfortable.
“India is highly spiritual country, with rich and diverse culture and tradition” (Edith Cowan University). There were always some kind of celebration or party my co-workers were preparing for. One of the biggest events that I have seen them prepare for are the arranged marriages. I thought it was strange that still in the 21st century that arranged marriages still took place. However, they told me it is not as strict as it was years ago. It is usually the oldest brother of the family that will find a husband for his sister. He will go and meet with the potential husband’s family, if he and the family agree to move forward, a date will be set for the two to meet. If the woman or man really do not seem to like each other, then they do not have to marry. Talking to
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