India Reborn Essay

962 words - 4 pages

In India’s huge and booming economy there are a lot of ways that you can go from being an untouchable to being one of the richest people there. The key for India is to become a model for the world is through education and it also helps that it is the worlds largest democracy. There are three different classes in India the upper class, the middle class which is the largest of the world, and the untouchables and they are all trying to help and make India a better place.

The upper class in India is doing many different things to try and make India a better place. A man named Lalu Yadav used to be a sheep herder and now he has more people calling him “boss” than anyone else in the world. He is now the inspector of Indian railways and this allows the people to move around more freely and easily. He went from not having very much money to being one of the wealthiest and well known people around. Another upper class person that is making India a better place is a doctor that was born in India but then moved to New York to take his schooling. Now that he has become such a successful surgeon, he has moved back to India to work there and help his country. Since there are many very well trained doctors in India, like this man, there are lots of people coming from all over the world into India for surgeries. They are doing this because in India it will not take as long to get the surgery and it is also much cheaper. This is hugely benefiting India because they are getting a billion dollars a year from medical tourism.

Before India only had a middle class that did not have that many people but now it has more than three million people. The middle class is trying their hardest to make India a great home for all its people. The massage lady working at a resort in India and she had to drive two hours to get to her job and also she only gets to see her kids once or twice a month. Her giving up all of this is making tourism in India go up because she is getting people to come to resorts to receive her massages. Another person that is making India a better place is a doctor that went to school in England and moved back to India and is now currently working there. Once a week he goes out to smaller villages to perform life saving surgeries that the poor people could not get if it were not for him. He does not have the proper equipment for this therefore sometimes it does not go well and the patient that he operated on does not survive. The doctor that went to school in New York has better...

Find Another Essay On india reborn

The Untouchables Essay

1836 words - 8 pages Dalits, are the most oppressed community in India and have been denied civic and human rights throughout the decades. The Dalit population is located all throughout India. India is a country south of china and Pakistan, west of Thailand., and east of Africa. India first gained its independence in 1947 after being controlled by the British imperial authority. When the British first ruled India, they began to colonize it, starting with Bengal, for

Hinduism Essay

845 words - 3 pages Hinduism is the oldest and most complex of all religions, there is no specific deity, and maintains five central concepts supported by all Hindus.there is no specific fouder or theology and it originated in the religious practices of Aryan tribes who moved to India from central Asia more than three thousand years ago. Aryan society developed the caste system, which ranked society according to occupational class. The social structure of Hinduism


657 words - 3 pages religion, characterized by a belief in reincarnation with a large amount of gods and goddesses. Many people take part in the Hindu belief system actually fifteen percent of the world to be exact; in fact approximately one billion people in the world practice Hinduism and that’s fifteen percent of the world’s population. This religion was created about five thousand years ago in India. This religion was so popular based on its

Hindu Mythology

1169 words - 5 pages reincarnation of people. Hindu mythology has been around for ages, it is the world’s oldest surviving religion. Hinduism was formed through diverse traditions in the year 2,000 B.C.E. There is no single person that gets the credit of developing Hindu Mythology because one person did not create it. Hinduism was originated in India, where it is the most practiced now. Hinduism has over a billion followers and about two-thirds of those people are in


765 words - 3 pages Hinduism Hinduism, known today as Sanatana Dharma, originated primarily in India and is the oldest religion in history. Unlike Christianity, Hinduism cannot be dated back so it is unknown exactly when this religion came about. Hinduism is often broken down into three different groups which express Brahman in different forms. Hindus recognize one God known to them as Brahman. Brahman is the creator of everything and is present in everything


1429 words - 6 pages person's religious belief. The Vedas told the spiritual thoughts of the Aryas who lived in India (Craig, A., Graham, W., Kagan, D., Ozmet, S., Turner, F., 2011). The Vedas were categorized into four primary groups. Rig Veda contained hymns or mantras to God recited by the main priest; Sama Veda contained hymns sung or recited by assistant priests; Yajur Veda contained the proper ways of performing rituals; Atharva Veda contained magical


1275 words - 5 pages India around 535 BCE. Because he is the founder, he attained the title Lord Buddha, which means "one who has awakened". This new religion continued to expand across Asia and developed two main forms, Theravada Buddhism and Mahayana Buddhism. Theravada Buddhism is sometimes called Southern Buddhism. It is dominant in Southeast Asia, Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos. Mahayana Buddhism is often called Northern Buddhism. This form is found largely in Japan

Morals of Buddhism

1669 words - 7 pages going through the process of suffering. Even the non-followers of Buddhism go through the process of suffering. The Buddha proves throughout The First Noble Truth that suffering has always existed, and everyone will always through it. “Suffering or dukkha is the common bond we all share. Everybody everywhere suffers. Human beings suffered in the past, in ancient India; they suffer in modern Britain; and in the future, human beings will also suffer

Funeral Rituals: Chinese Theravada Buddhists

1508 words - 6 pages bhikkhunis (nuns) -the Sangha , to provide a social structure supportive of the practice of Dhamma-vinaya and to preserve these teachings for posterity, which continues to pass his teachings on to subsequent generations of laypeople and monastic’s alike to this day.The Dhamma continued to spread across India after the Buddha passed but as it did, different interpretations of the teachings of the Dhamma arose and this caused division within the

reincarnation and afterlife

708 words - 3 pages , suffering, or mourning will look to the Bible to find strength in their darkest hours. The Hindu sacred text is known as the Bhagavad Gita. Composed around 200 BC in ancient India, the Bhagavad Gita is a 700 verse script containing the eternal message of spiritual wisdom. The word Gita means song and the word Bhagavad means God, often the Bhagavad Gita is called “The Song of God.” The Bhagavad Gita contains knowledge about God, the ultimate truth

The Great Vehicle: Mahayana Buddhism

1072 words - 5 pages As Dr. Madhu Bazaz Wangu, founder of Mindful Writers Group indicates and professor of religions in India, indicates, Buddhism is a path to spiritual discovery (8). Being that Buddhism is a non-theistic religion; its disciples follow the monotheistic doctrine demonstrating that they believe in only one deity. Siddhartha Gautama, mostly acknowledged as Buddha––the enlightened––, is the one deity Buddhists believe in. As Dr. Wangu writes

Similar Essays

Making A Mark In History Essay

794 words - 4 pages to be reborn until they understand the concept. Jainism has two major pilgrimage sites. “One of them is called Bihar, which is south of the Indian bordering Nepal. Where twenty of the twenty-four Tirthankaras plus Mahaviria are thought to believe where they achieved enlightenment” (Fisher 133). The second pilgrimage is south of India, where a statue of Bahubali was carved in a rock. For every ritual Jainas wash their feet and the statue’s feet

Hinduism Notes. These Notes Include Information About Reincarnation, Karma, Dharma, Babur, Akbar And More!

545 words - 2 pages Hinduism Notes1)Reincarnation*Reincarnation is the belief that the individual soul is reborn in a different form after death.*After a number of existences in the earthly world, the soul reaches its final goal in a union with Brahman. According to Hinduism, all living beings seek to achieve this goal.2)Karma*Karma is the force generated by a person's actions that determines how the person will be reborn in the next life.*What people do in their

Positive Effects Of The British Colonization Of India

1625 words - 7 pages the 18th Century." BBC - Homepage. BBC, 5 Nov. 2009. Web. 21 Mar. 2010. . "Our Heritage." The East India Company Ltd ? Reborn and Renewed. Web. 21 Mar. 2010. . Ross, Kelley L. "The Caste System in Hinduism." The Proceedings of the Friesian School. Web. 21 Mar. 2010. . Schama, Simon. A History of

The Astonishing History Of Hindu Mythology And Its People

1236 words - 5 pages Hindu mythology has interesting theories on how the Earth was created and the reincarnation of people.Hinduism is very different from many other mythologies because of some unique key features. History tells that Hindu mythology has over 330 million gods and goddesses with six main gods. Hindus’ belief of what happens to them after death is also worth mentioning; Hindus get reborn until they collect enough karma to be with their god of choice