India

« A country that doesn't leave one indifferent and from which one never comes back the same »

A country full of treasures

 

Ayurveda is a medical system that dates back more than 5,000 years ; it is indeed in India that the most important medicinal plants can be found.

KERALA, a state in the South of India where most Gedane products come from, is a state where pesticides are banned and where exploiting sandalwood is forbidden.


The only insecticide used in the area is not chemical, it is Lemongrass : a plant for essential oil !

India is also a vanguard, a responsible country where there is a Ministry for Environment and Forests.

Its greatest strength is the fact that this country knows how to combine modernity and traditions.

It is interesting to notice that India is the cradle of 4 major religions : hinduism, buddhism, jainism and sikhism.

23 official languages for the country : that is another example of a traditional multi-culture.

One should not forget that the "number zero" was invented there, which revolutionised sciences throughout the world, as was chess !

It is also from India that the Sanskrit language comes, origin of all indo-european languages.

An autonomous country

 

After the disaster of the tsunami, India was the only country to refuse international aid,

being aware of the fact that it could, and maybe even should, face this tragedy by itself,

and also to avoid having debts, which would have aggravated the situation.

A modern country

 

India is known to be a state of the art country (aerospatial technologies, informatics among many others) which dares think its socio-economic modernity differently.

Here is a striking example :

India uses self-orbited satellites for distance education and telehealth,

in other words : to take care of the population's body and mind even in the most remote areas.

It is important to point out that, despite internal conflicts, India has never waged war on foreign countries.

An attractive country

 

One can only think of going (back) there one day...

Even just to discover all this beauty,
this particular energy instilled by such large cultural wealth.

Smells, faces, contrasts, landscapes …

India is talked about as if it were a continent, but it is actually a whole world of its own !
 
 
 
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