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Aspects of religion in Indian society

Aspects of religion in Indian society

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Published by Kedar Nath Ram Nath in Meerut .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by L.P. Vidyarthi.
ContributionsVidyarthi, L. P. 1931-
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Open LibraryOL14158810M

  India has multitude of religions including majority Hinduism and minority Islam, Sikhism, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Bahá’í Faith and so on. The religious diversity has been one of the main divisive force in the country leading to problem of communalism, yet this diversity has many a times kept the country. The divisions were endorsed by the ass­umption that the units of Indian society have always been monolithic religious communities—primarily the Hindu and the Muslim—which were mutually hostile.

Jainism, Indian religion teaching a path to spiritual purity and enlightenment through disciplined nonviolence (ahimsa, literally “noninjury”) to all living creatures.. Overview. Along with Hinduism and Buddhism, Jainism is one of the three most ancient Indian religious traditions still in existence and an integral part of South Asian religious belief and practice. The books published by The Divine Life Society are being made available on the web in both Portable Document Format (PDF) and HTML. Series of lectures given by the author highlighting the most essential aspects of Yoga Sadhana and bringing Yoga Darsana (Patanjali's Yoga Sutras) to new life as a vibrant, living guide to spiritual practice.

Religious Influence in Society. by L. Ron Hubbard. An early 20th-century philosopher spoke of the impending decline of the West. What he failed to predict was that the West would export its culture to the rest of the world and thus grip the entire world in its death throes. Vedic religion, the religion of the ancient Indo-European-speaking peoples who entered India about bce from the region of present-day Iran. It takes its name from the collections of sacred texts known as the Vedas. Vedism is the oldest stratum of religious activity in India for which there.


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OCLC Number: Notes: Published in memory of Aspects of religion in Indian society book Nath Majumdar. Description: pages illustrations 23 cm: Contents: Professor Majumdar and anthropology of Indian religion / Gopala Saran --Changing channels of cultural transmission in Indian civilization / McKim Marriott --The chief currents of contemporary Indian philosophy / Rama Shankar Srivasatava --Thinking about the Hindu.

The Book Also Provides A Good Picture Of The Casteism, Untouchability, The Hindu Family System, Muslim Social System, Christian Social System, Tribal Social System And Rural Problems In India Along With Social Legislations And Status Of Women In 1/5(2).

Indian Society and Social Change Page 9 DEFINITIONS OF RELIGIONS Though religion is a universal phenomenon it is understood differently by different people.

Durkheim – religion as a “unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things that is to way, things set apart and forbidden.”File Size: KB. Society in India through ages-Ancient period- varna and jati, family and marriage in india, position of women in ancient india, Contemporary period; caste system and communalism.

Religion and Philosophy in India: Ancient Period: Pre-Vedic and Vedic Religion, Buddhism and Jainism, Indian philosophy – Vedanta andFile Size: 2MB.

Important Aspects of Indian Culture Indian Culture or Hinduism, as it is popularly known, is like a huge tree with its branches representing various systems of religious i Mantra, from which the Vedas are said to be originated is the foundation of this Divine Culture.

Islam is the second most followed religion in India, influencing the country's society, culture, architecture and artistry. The partition of the subcontinent in led to mass emigration of roughly 10 million Muslims to Pakistan and nearly as many Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan into India.

Ayush Chowdhury explains the various religions prevalent in India and their associated advantages and disadvantages. He also mentions about the role of religion in politics and science and the possible drawbacks of a religious society, religious dominance etc.

INTRODUCTION Religion is one of the fundamental organizations of any general public. It is an all inclusive [ ]. In Sociology the word ‘religion’ is used in a wider sense, than that is used in religious books. Thus some sociologists define religion as those institutionalized system of beliefs, symbols, value that provide groups of men with solution to the question of ultimate meaning.

The book is a collection of chapters on the varied dimensions of a woman’s life in the contemporary Indian society under the larger umbrella concepts of religion and Author: Rajesh Komath. Indian Society is a topic under UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam in GS Paper Along with Indian History, World History, and Physical Geography, Indian Society is also a significant portion and hence should be given its due importance.

The section might be a cake walk for those candidates with Sociology optional, but many others do not seem fully confident in this area. Religions in India hold a significant aspect in Indian society.

Every tradition, culture, practices, customs, etc. are highly influenced by religion. Therefore, we can say that religion forms an integral part of every society in India. are religious minded that places of worship are found everywhere, yet the state being a political entity which exists for the welfare of all the citizens, needs to be neutral in matters of religion.

This necessitates India to be a secular state. The place of religion in the Constitution. The existence of religions in the Indian society and File Size: 46KB. Religion is one of the basic institutions of any society.

It is a universal system which is found in every society. Religion can be understood as a social system in which there are common faith, worship, rituals, customs, and traditions. “Religion is a unified system of beliefs and practices relative to the sacred thing which unites [ ].

Religion in India is an ideal first introduction to India's fascinating and varied religious history. Fred Clothey surveys the religions of India from prehistory and Indo-European migration through to the modern period. Exploring the interactions between different religious movements over time, and engaging with some of the liveliest debates in religious studies, he examines the rituals Cited by: Indian thought and practices.

Yet the thread of basic philosophy of Indian culture continued and still persists. Thus a process of continuity and change has always been a feature of Indian culture. This shows the dynamic character of our culture. Variety and Unity Indian culture, over the last three mellenia, has successfully, but quietly File Size: 58KB.

The culture of India refers collectively to the thousands of distinct and unique cultures of all religions and communities present in 's languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food and customs differ from place to place within the country. Indian culture, often labeled as an amalgamation of several cultures, spans across the Indian subcontinent and has been influenced by.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: religion. The book is a rich source of authentic information about India drawn from many sources and thus forms a scientific (to use a modern term) basis for reconstructing Indian history.

The references are numerous, and the quotes from Indian scriptures make this a reference book of immense value. Holy books from Gita to Bible impart wisdom to the people which benefits the humanity as a whole. All religions lay stress on following the path of righteousness and work towards the betterment of the society.

Negative effects of religion on individual and society: Religion as an expansionist tool: 3 responses to “Positive and. Society and Culture: Plurality of Culture in India 25 bands. This was the beginning of organised society, though it was quite different from today’s advanced and complex society.

The activities ofhwnan beings, their behaviour and livillg together, and moving in groups from .2. It implies a process of differentiation between religious and other spheres of society, i.e., economic, political, legal etc.

Prof. Yogendra Singh says, “The spread of the process of secularisation implies that various issues and events in personal and social life are evaluated not from the religious point of view, but from the utilitarian point of view”.Without the religious frameworks that guide these actions, many people may not feel morally obligated to address societal problems, making religion important to society and its people.

Religion Creates a Sense of Community Some people join a religion in order to feel included in a smaller subsection of a larger society.