Asia is the cradle of great cultures and "birthplace" of the most wide spread religions, philosophy and schools of thought of the modern world. Religion, culture and history of Asian people and societies display a life strength, product of a centuries long spiritual and social process, which, when approached, opens the doors of intellect and allows experiencing a broad spectrum of life, thought and civilization of its people. The civilization of Asia is, the spirit of Asia and encompasses cultures of various countries, ancient and modern alike.