Categories Anthropology II

II. 3.3.2 Nature- Man- Spirit Complex

Introduction Concept was given by LP Vidyarthi in 1963 MNS complex given in book “the Maler : Man-Nature_spirit complex in a Hill tribe” Based on cultural-ecological approach Associated with developmental anthropology Emerged from the study of Maler/ Paharia of Rajmahal hills of Chotta Nagpur Concept It explains the constant interaction between man, nature and supernatural […]

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Categories Anthropology II

II. 3.3.1 Sacred Complex

Introduction Under the guidance of Robert Redfield (civilizational school of Anthropology) Lalit Prasad Vidyarthi developed the concept of Sacred Complex. Sacred Complex explained the diffusion of culture by Great traditions and little traditions. Robert Redfield as hypothesized that the centre of reverence should be the centres of diffusion as they are the place of cultural […]

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