confluence of Alaknanda (right) and Bhagirathi (left) some rivers, beginning of the Ganges proper.

National River

The Ganges (गंगा ), or Ganga, is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river...
national-song

National Song

The song Vande Mataram, composed in Sanskrit by Bankimchandra Chatterji, was a source of inspiration to the people in their struggle for freedom. It...
pumpkin butter-whole

National Vegetable

Kaddu, Also called Indian Pumpkin is The Most Popular And Consider As A National Vegetable in India. The most common Curried dish is called...
Fresh-mango

National Fruit

A fleshy fruit, eaten ripe or used green for pickles etc., of the tree Mangifera indica, the mango is one of the most important...
Currency Symbol

Currency Symbol

The Indian rupee (sign: ₹; code: INR) is the official currency of India. The rupee is subdivided into 100 paise (singular paisa), though as...
Tiger National animal

National Animal

The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is a tiger population native to the Indian subcontinent. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red...
National Calendar

National Calendar

The national calendar based on the Saka Era, with Chaitra as its first month and a normal year of 365 days was adopted from 22 March 1957...
State Emblem

State Emblem

The state emblem is an adaptation from the Sarnath Lion Capital of Ashoka. In the original, there are four lions, standing back to back,...
National Tree banyan

National Tree

India’s national tree is the banyan tree (Ficus bengalensis). whose branches root themselves like new trees over a large area. The roots then give...
Lotus

National Flower

The lotus (Nelumbo Nucifera Gaertn) is the national flower of India. It is considered to be a sacred flower and occupies an important place...

Christianity

Founded: Christianity began about 2,000 years ago in Palestine. Founder: Christianity is based on the teaching of Jesus of Nazareth (Jesus Christ), believed to be the Son of...
Confucianism

Confucianism

Founded: Confucianism began 2,500 years ago in China. Founder: Supreme Sage K'ung-fu-tsu (Confucius) and Second Sage Meng-tzu (Mencius). Major Scriptures: The Analects, which contain the basic teachings are among the...
islam

Islam

Founded: About 1,400 years ago in Arabia. Founder: Prophet Mohammad (early 7th century). Many Muslims believe that Prophet Mohammad is not the "founder" of Islam but he received...
Judaism

Judaism

Founded: Judaism began about 3,700 years ago in Canaan, now Palestine and Jordan. Founder: Abraham is the father of the Hebrew people (Jews). God established His covenant with Moses...
Taoism

Taoism

Founded: Taoism began about 2,500 years ago in China. Founder: Lao-tzu whom Confucius described as a dragon riding the wind and clouds. Major Scriptures: The Tao-te-Ching or Book of Reason...