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Aspects of religion in Indian society.

Vidyarthi, Lalita Prasad.

Aspects of religion in Indian society.

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

    Subjects:
  • Majumdar, Dhirendra Nath,
  • India -- Religious life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Published in memory of Dhirendra Nath Majumdar.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 410 p.
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17770931M


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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.

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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.

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 [ ]. India offers astounding variety in virtually every aspect of social life.

Diversities of ethnic, linguistic, regional, economic, religious, class, and caste groups crosscut Indian society, which is also permeated with immense urban-rural differences and gender distinctions/5(13). Indian Culture is one of the oldest cultures in the world.

India had an urban civilization even during the Bronze age. The Indus Valley Civilization (Harappan Civilization) dates back to BC – BC. Distinct cultures that are different from each other co-exist together in a single country.

Religion provides a model for living. It upholds certain ideals and values. The believer imbibes these ideals and values in his life. Religion can help youth generation to become moral, disciplined and socialized citizens of society. (6) Religion controls economic life.

Max Weber was of the view that religion also controls the economic life. 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. Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices.

India is officially a secular state and has no state religion. The Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the world's major religions; namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and ing to the census, % of the population of India practices Hinduism, % adheres to Islam, %.

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”.

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. Let's have a quick look. 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 : Rajesh Komath.

Hinduism as a religion follows various myths and sacred stories, similar to the ones seen through Catholicism, for example the creation story. The main text Hindus follow is known as The Vedas, which are recognised as the oldest writings and detail how religious life and duty should be exhibited amongst society.

Religion is one which imparts culture to most of the societies. This helps them live within a set of rules unlike the animals. People tend to follow rules for marriage, work, business, death and other aspects of life.

This leads to a systematic behavior by all the people in the society. They follow the same culture and pass it on to their. 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. 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. 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. Indian religions and cultures are diverse and have always influenced the way people live in this part of the world.

Religion has been a very dominant influence in marriage, choice of marital partner and cohabitation. The present paper looks at various religions in India and their influence on sexual attitudes and the institution of by: 2. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Religion (be it any religion) plays an important role in various aspects of society. It binds the people together. There is always strength in number; together we can make a difference, solve issues like if a family/household is facing a problem t.

In India, religion is a way of life. It is an integral part of the entire Indian tradition. For the majority of Indians, religion permeates every aspect of life, from common-place. Major Native American religions Earth Lodge Religion.

The Earth Lodge Religion was founded in northern California and southern Oregon tribes such as the spread to tribes such as the Achomawi, Shasta, and Siletz, to name a was also known as the "Warm House Dance" among the predicted occurrences similar to those predicted by the Ghost Dance, such as the return of.

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 often creates guilt by setting high moral standards while, on the other hand, it also provides a number of methods of alleviating guilt such as confession, prayer, charity etc.

In spite of the presence of almost all religions in India for centuries, Hinduism continues to be the predominant by: Hinduism, major world religion originating on the Indian subcontinent and comprising several and varied systems of philosophy, belief, and gh the name Hinduism is relatively new, having been coined by British writers in the first decades of the 19th century, it refers to a rich cumulative tradition of texts and practices, some of which date to the 2nd millennium bce or possibly.

Thanks for the A2A, Well, here goes: Advantages: Religion has all the answers. It gives one justification to look no further for explanation. It gives one a sense of importance, a superiority over others.

It defines ground rules, it sets about a. 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. 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. Religions of India Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great () holds a religious assembly in the Ibadat Khana (House of Worship) in Fatehpur Sikri; the two men dressed in black are the Jesuit missionaries Rodolfo Acquaviva and Francisco Henriques.

Illustration to the Akbarnama, miniature painting by Nar Singh, ca. File Size: KB. It has pervaded several aspects of Indian society for centuries. Rooted in religion and based on a division of labor, the caste system, among other things, dictates the type of occupations a person can pursue and the social interactions that she may have.

Castes are an aspect of Hindu religion. Other religions in India do not follow this system. 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.

Impact of Religion on Indian Society: India is a land of religious diversities. All the major religions of the world, viz.: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism are found in India. The institution of religion has its own impact on Indian society which can be summarised as follows: 1.

Religion provides belief to the people when they are down and out. It is the binding fabric for the society and provides objectives to people in their lives. There are many religions in the world namely Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism and Sikhism to name a few. They have existed since ancient times and continue to do so however it has.

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The second wave may have traveled to the Middle East, and from there, one branch went to India and a it illustrates only one aspect File Size: KB. Religion is a social-cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.

However, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion. Different religions may or may not contain various elements ranging from. Some significant ways in which ancient India and China are similar and different are religion, art, economics, politics, and social structure.

Ancient China and ancient India both consider religion to be very important. The main religions of China were Confucianism, Taoism, and Legalism.

The central religions in India were Hinduism and Buddhism. Religious rituals, comprised of symbolic acts, music and dance, are joyous celebration in which the personalized deity is lovingly feted and entertained.

This book The Spiritual Aspects of Indian Music in concerned with the study of bhakti religious music and ritual called bhajana as a key component of South Indian society.