What are some of the most iconic images of Indian Art and Culture?

Answer by Sheri Fresonke Harper:

An old symbol was the yoni / lingam duality:

This one taken at Khajurajo, see:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoni for more info.

The Persian Wheel is a very old invention http://base.d-p-h.info/en/fiches/dph/fiche-dph-7866.html:

This is spoken like a visitor and these are somewhat modern symbols:

Brahmin cattle or see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brahman_(cattle)

The Sari and we saw these three wheeled vehicles everywhere, I don't know their name. See : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sari

An unusual one is for the Jain religion–all the temples have bells or so we were told:


And my husband's favorite: Tata Trucks, we saw them everywhere

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tata_Motors

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