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Hindutva and Indian religious traditions

Sebastian Kappen

Hindutva and Indian religious traditions

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Published by Manusham Publications in Rubynagar, Changanacherry, Kerala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Religious pluralism -- India.,
    • Hinduism and politics -- India.,
    • India -- Religions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementS. Kappen ; introduction, S. Vattamattam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2001.3 .K37 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. ;
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3331477M
      LC Control Number2004310239

      It is their new vitality and popular support in the country of Gandhi and Nehru that needs interpretation. To support it, please contribute generously. The religious traditions prevalent in this part of the world were multiple and diverse. Oxford, In his work, Social Tensions in Indiahe argues that Hindus and Muslims are two separate and cultural distinct groups that can hardly have any chances of integration.

      The Bhagavadgita commends a concern for the universal common good lokasamgraha in all actions. Whatever group we may discuss in India, it has its origin in Hindu civilization. However, as Hindus, we have a special responsibility to speak out against Hindutva. Simply put, the RSS ideologues state that this country is Hindustan as all people living here are Hindus. It may relate to Aarti or Namaz or a prayer in church.

      Chatterjee wishes to reclaim imagination and seek original forms of statehood. Curiously, Srinivas did not take up for consideration the phenomenon of the persistence of the masses of Hindus of low or no status within the caste system. Hedgewar is of this kind. This year many of the special [Durga] Puja numbers of our magazines have quoted verses from Vande Mataram—proof that the editors take the song to be a hymn to Durga.


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I was born in Pakistan and growing up in newly independent India, differences of religion, caste or ethnicity were not something I was aware of.

In a country where one fifth of the population is not Hindu, Hindutva advocates argue that India should be a country that privileges Hindus and openly incite violence against minorities, Hindutva and Indian religious traditions book Muslims and Christians. His weakness in this respect has been identified by T.

He belongs to the galaxy of sociologists such as G, S. For him, Indian traditions are those, which are manifested in caste and village. The encounter of tradition with modernization created certain cultural contradictions, adaptations and in some cases situations of conflict also.

In contrast, some other believers maintained that the interaction between them was essential to discriminate the truly supernatural elements necessary to religious faith from irrational superstitions which distort faith; that it was also necessary to make faith reasonable and to express it intelligently to the moderns so as to offer them a faith that liberates reason from becoming idolatrous and inhuman.

This research guide is not meant to provide answers to these questions. Srinivas though talks about economic and technological development, all through his works he pleads for change in caste, religion and family. If you know more Hindu customs and traditions, please share them in the comment section.

He finds it in family, village and other social institutions. A guest is also considered next to god and given great respect.

Our Universities adopted this thinking not caring about inexorably fragmenting their own society and culture. There are different festivals for different deities.

His favorite quotation from the Upanishads was charaivati, keep moving forward. Whether all religious fundamentalisms emerge out of reaction to closed secularism or not is debatable. Indian Constitution with its libertarian message of justice and equality is in contrast to the injustice inherent in Manusmriti, the holy Hindu scripture.

The religious traditions prevalent in this part of the world were multiple and diverse. Muslim supremacism and a right to parity with Hindus — were very much inherent in the Pakistan idea.

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Simply put, the RSS ideologues state that this country is Hindustan as all people Hindutva and Indian religious traditions book here are Hindus. Bose and D. Chatterjee argues this using 19th century Bengali history textbooks.

Ghurye, R. Religion and society is a very lucid exposition of the complex interrelationship between ritual and social order in Coorg society. Unemployment has added economic security to the religious uprooting.

Aarti is a Hindu ritual. Cambridge, The Church’s Mission and Post-Modern Humanism by M. M. Thomas Chapter 2: Religious Fundamentalism And Indian Secularism – the Present Crisis. A Talk given at the Seminar on the Future of inter-religious Dialogue at Dharmaram on 17 August Indian religions, sometimes also termed Dharmic religions, are the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent; namely Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism.

These religions are also all classified as Eastern magicechomusic.comgh Indian religions are connected through the history of India, they constitute a wide range of religious communities, and are not confined to the Indian.

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Their prime aim is to artificially homogenise, under Vedic and post-Vedic threads, the diverse Hindu society of many languages, customs, traditions, occupations and varied religious practices.

To that end vilifying Indian Muslims and the rulers of medieval India Hindutva and Indian religious traditions book create a bogey for the present has been a consistent tactic.Jul pdf,  · A book that will be read and debated now and in the future, Why I Am a Hindu, written in Tharoor's captivating prose, is a profound re-examination of Hinduism, one of the world's oldest and greatest religious traditions/5(16).Debate on Tradition and Modernity in India!

Yogendra Singh has defined Indian society and its traditions with reference to hierarchy, holism, transmigration or continuity and transcendence. He argues that the Indian society also contains traditions of Islam and tribals.Debate on Tradition and Modernity in India!

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