Punjab is the land where a number of religions exist in perfect harmony with each other sikhism and hinduism form the major religions of the state the other religions, like islam, christianity, jainism and buddhism, also flourish, though comparatively low in proportion. Punjab (the land of five rivers) is the biggest land area of pakistan and is popularly known for its culture it shares most of its cultural and carnival values with indian culture. The issue of ethnicity in pakistan: historical background structural basis and its evolution as a political concept ethnicity implies the sense of belonging together as a cultural group in a given society it is a complex combination of racial, cultural and the issue of ethnicity in pakistan: historical background. History of sikhism sikhism's origins: the life of guru nanak guru nanak (20 october 1469 - 7 may 1539) is the founder of sikhism and the first of the ten sikh gurus. Cultural information - about the cultural interpreters local perspective: your sme hails from lahore pakistan and grew up in the exciting coastal city of karachi during the 1970s when it was beautiful and peaceful.
Background punjab is defined at its cultural best, when it comes to the celebrations of weddings and marriage ceremonies this state has always been popular for its lively traditions and culture that binds people in brotherhood and unity. Indian culture is a composite mixture of varying styles and influences in the matter of cuisine, for instance, the north and the south are totally different festivals in india are characterized by color, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals. In vernacular architecture conception of space begins with a single shelter which eventually either, gets divided or added, intoindia number of spaces as per activities. Punjab: a background 11 this chapter provides an account of punjab’s history important social and political changes are traced and the highs and lows of punjab’s past are charted to start with, the chapter surveys punjab’s history up to the time india achieved independence then there is a focus on the green.
Punjabi - marriage and family marriage in 1981 rural indian punjab had a literacy rate of 38 percent pakistani punjab had a rate of 17 percent in addition to public education, each state has extensive religiously sponsored educational institutions but in both, the main locus of socialization is still the family itself, and the. Well as hindu cultural background creating distinctions of individuality in group system based on caste system 6 hence the punjab created a pluralistic ethnicity with a common identity. Sikh culture and festivals sikh people : worldwide, sikhs number more than 23 million, but more than 90% of sikhs live in the indian state of punjab, where they are close to 65% of the populationlarge communities of sikhs live in the neighbouring states, and large communities of sikhs can be found across india however, sikhs are only about 2% of the indian population. Culture and civilization are used synonymously but there is a difference between the two words while culture connotes the beliefs, arts, mores, values, traditions, customs, food habits, religious beliefs and various behavioral traits needed to survive in a given geographical environment. In india, the punjabi population is about 25 percent, and the majority of punjabi-speaking people live in the states of: himachal pradesh, punjab, haryana, union territory of chandigarh, delhi, rajasthan, jammu region of jammu and kashmir, uttar pradesh, and uttarakhand.
Historical overview of punjab by muhammad afzal encyclopedias encapsulate accurate information in a given area of knowledge and have indispensable in an age which the volume and rapidity of social change are making inaccessible much that outside one's immediate domain of concentrationat the time when sikhism is attracting world wide notice, an online reference work embracing all essential. The culture of the people of punjab is supposed to be one of the oldest and richest cultures of the world which has a very great history and complexity the culture of the punjabi's is widely spread throughout the country for the punjabi's have settled across the globe the culture of the punjabi's shows its diversity and rich cultural heritage. Religion vs culture: being sikh vs being punjabi sikhism is one of the youngest and most widespread religions in the world i’ve lived my whole life with the knowledge that i’m a born-follower of this religion, i am a sikh. Cultural backround of punjab punjabi culture is the culture of the punjab region it is one of the oldest in world history, dating from ancient antiquity to the modern era the punjabi culture is the culture of the punjabi people who are now distributed throughout the world the scope, history, sophistication and complexity of the culture are vast.
The punjab region of india and pakistan has a historical and cultural link to indo-aryan peoples as well as partially to various indigenous communities as a result of several invasions from central asia and the middle east, many ethnic groups and religions make up the cultural heritage of the punjab. The land of punjab is a land of exciting culture the state has achieved tremendous growth over the years due to the success of the green revolution in the early 70s. Find punjab culture stock images in hd and millions of other royalty-free stock photos, illustrations, and vectors in the shutterstock collection thousands of new, high-quality pictures added every day. Punjabi culture wallpapers cool collections of punjabi culture wallpapers for desktop, laptop and mobiles we've gathered more than 3 million images uploaded by our users and sorted them by the most popular ones. Culture in punjab the word punjab is composed of two persian words, 'panj' meaning five and 'aab' which means water the invigorating and culturally rich state of punjab is located in the area in proximity to the confluence of 5 rivers jhelum, ravi, sutlej, beas and chenab.
Punjabi culture is the culture of the punjab regionit is one of the oldest and richest cultures in world history, dating from ancient antiquity to the modern era though it is mother tongue of the natives of punjab in india and pakistan, it is now spoken internationally by an estimated 100 to 125 million people. The punjabi culture is renowned for various reasons there is an exclusiveness and vivacity in the lifestyle of the punjabi people the state of punjab is located in north-west india, which is rinsed by five rivers. 4 historical background of pakistani culture although pakistani culture in its present shape prominently islamic but it has been influenced by various cultures of the sub-continent to a. Punjab punjab: socio-cultural and religious practices in puja ahluwalia, and arshdeep kaur 1 background 11 geographic profile the state of punjab (lying between 29 punjab has for centuries been a centre of human activities such as pastoralism and agriculture a study by the forest department.