In addition, sculptors carved a variety of auspicious motifs that included overflowing foliage, figures of women, and images of embracing couples, all of which suggested growth, abundance, and prosperity.
Similar is Bhutan. Cultural similarities are thus shared by segments of regional populations.
Chinese control was permanently ended inbut Confucian philosophy had a lasting influence when Vietnam became independent. Reforming tendencies gained strength in the early nineteenth century when a group known as the Wahhabis captured Mecca.
Side by side with the flowering of the plastic arts, philosophy and literature, as well as music and dance, flourished in the Hindu context. The first set is related to the mental geography of the supporters of the idea of South Asia.
Bangladesh is lush green due to heavy monsoon rains. It should be however noted that the opposite argument is sometimes put forward, i.
Women never adopted the full face veil, and the custom of taking more than one wife was limited to wealthy elites. Multiple traditional and non-traditional security challenges characterised by complex relationships continue have a significant impact in defining the long term peace outlook in Southeast Asia region.