Aishwarya Rai, Miss World 1994, is the woman the most known in India.
Also actress, she is very famous with movies like with " Bride and Prejudice ".
The technique of draped sari varies according to the regions, the castes, the activities, the religions,...
It exists around 31 types of draped.
The sari is the traditional garment worn by many women in India ( and also in Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka ). The sari is a very long strip of unstitched cloth, ranging from five to nine yards in length, which can be draped in various styles.
Mahatma Gandhi ( मोहनदास करमचंद गांधी ) was born the 2nd of October 1869, in British India.
This man is not like the others, he has helped India to have its independence in 1947 ( August 15th ) with his friend Nehru. Two countries are created : Pakistan ( with Muslims ) and India ( with Hindus ).
He died at the age of 78 years old, the 30th of January 1948, in New Delhi in a new country : India.
Today, we can see Gandhi everywhere : on the Indian currency, at the house of all Indians, on statues, ...
The Taj Mahal : monument of an only country in the world...
This monument is located to Agra, in the North of India. It has been built by a man : the Emperor Shâh Jahân ( he had just the idea ) because he wanted to have a monument in honnor of his wife, Arjumand Bânu Begam, died after the born of their 14th child, the 17th of June 1631.
The construction began in 1632 and it finishes in 1644. Around 20 000 men and 1000 elephants worked for the constuction of this monument.
Bengal tigers live in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and in the South of China ( Tibet ).
Its fur is generally orange-brown with black stripes but there are also with Bengal tigers.
It is the national animal of both Bangladesh and India
spiral mandala on Flickr by ketogah