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  • Date Submitted: 09/06/2011 07:10 AM
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There can be no better introduction to the magic of India, its splendour and diversity, than the words of India’s great poet Allama Iqbal: “The great civilizations of Greece, Rome and Egypt have vanished from this earth, but the unique identity of Indian civilization survives”. 

It is the land about which the great philosopher Rabindranath Tagore wrote:

1. Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
  Where knowledge is free
2. Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls

  3. Where words come out from the depth of truth

  4. Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection

  5. Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habit

  6. Where the mind is led forward…”

This is India – the land of magic and mystery, of dazzling beauty and exotic charms. Where the centuries co-exist and the modern blends seamlessly into the ancient. Where hospitality is a tradition, and development a passion. A beauty beyond description, beyond compare. An ancient civilization, as old as history. India is a glittering mosaic of people of different faiths and cultures, of varying climatic zones, of greenery and desert, river and mountain, wealth and happiness, modernity and tradition. This is India, a place like none else on this planet. India means welcome! India is the complete destination, for the mind, body and soul.
Known to its people as Bharat, this ancient land fascinates the visitor with its size, culture and diversity, its colors, scents, styles, customs, languages, architecture and geography. India is a fairytale, a continent, several countries rolled into one. India satisfies every taste and desire - from sun and sand to mountains and snow, from ancient monuments to adventure holidays, from gentle traditions and customs to rugged landscapes and daunting rivers and valleys. India is paradise – at any time of the year! The land blessed by the gods!...

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