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Composite Culture in a Multicultural Society by Sucheta Mahajan, Bipan Chandra

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The Performing Arts and Multiculturalism in India

Mrinalini Sarabhai

May my motherland bearing folk, speaking different languages, holding different religious views, treat them all as residents of the same house, pour like a cow that never fails a thousand streams of knowledge to enrich me.

We could begin the history of the Indian subcontinent, which has nourished human aspirations and spiritual wisdom for more than 4,000 years, with those known in the ancient texts as the pitrayanis (who follow the path of fathers, lit. patrilineal). It is said that the enlightened among the pitrayanis came to be known as devayanis, treading the path of devas, or gods. The devayanis were the aryas, or noble men. The devayanis described their landmass as: ...

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