The Indian Cultural Garden was dedicated on October 1, 2006.
Indian Cultural Garden in Cleveland Ohio
The Gandhi statue in the Indian Cultural Garden
The circular walkway is surrounded by 6 Heritage Pillars, each of which deals with an aspect of Indian life and culture.
Indian artistic traditions date back to
the Indus Valley civilization of 2500 BC
The Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of many religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism.
It has also welcomed other faiths including Judaism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism and Islam
India and the United States are joined
by shared philosophical beliefs.
India has enjoyed extended periods of peace and prosperity thanks to illustrious leaders Chandragupta Maurya, Ashoka, Akbar, and Rajaraja Chola. Freedom fighters, such as Lakshmi Rani of Jhansi, Lokmanya Tilak, Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru have been equally important in Indian history.
India's legacy to humanity can be felt in many fields.
The diverse, pluralistic society of modern India is home to seven major religions, fifteen major languages and thousands of dialects.
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