India has an ancient and diverse culture. The chief religions that are followed in India are Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and many more. Every religion has its own set of culture.
The Indian culture took its shape by the absorption of traditions, customs, ideas and preserving its ancient heritage starting from the Indus Valley Civilization. Diversity of customs, cultural practise, and language are some of the unique examples of the co-mingling of Indian culture. Food, clothing, ancient sculpture, dance, drama, cinema, painting, sports are some of the important part of this culture. The amalgamation of various traditions and religion of India have created great influences on several parts of the world.