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II.8.1 Impact of Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and other religions on tribal societies.

Previous Questions: Islam and Matriliny. (10Marks 2015) Discuss the impact of Hinduism on the status of Tribal women in Central India (15Marks 2015) Impact of Christianity on tribes (10Marks 2014) Using ethnographic examples highlight the processes of religious conversions in Tribal India. (20Marks – 2012) Discus the impact of Hindu Society on tribal population in […]

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II. 3.4.3 Impact of Islam on Indian Society

From the 12th century A.D a definite impact of Islamic culture on Indian Society is observed. Islamic and Hindu traditions have interacted, synthesised and also remained insulated. Even though the Muslim conquered India with the help of sword, they followed a policy of peace in the country. They followed a policy of religious toleration with […]

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II. 3.4.1  Impact of Buddhism on Indian Society

Buddhism gave the greatest jolt to the orthodox Brahamism. Buddhism exercised profound influence in shaping the various aspects of Indian society. It developed a popular religion without any complicated, elaborate and unintelligible rituals requiring necessarily a priestly class. This was one of the reasons for its mass appeal. The ethical code of Buddhism was also […]

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II. 3.4.4 Impact of Christianity on Indian Society

In India Christianity is a minority religion. This status has not undermined its output in the society, it had always been the main instrument in building up the Indian nation through centuries in the field of economy, education, social services, health care etc. The Christian religion enlightened the Indian nation not only in the area […]

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II. 3.4.2 Impact of Jainism on Indian Society

It is popularly believed that Jainism is fundamentally an offshoot of Hinduism.  It originated in teachings of Mahavira’s during period  599-527 BC. Jainism originated in opposition to distorted Vedic religion. It brought changes in the religious atmosphere of India. By its contribution it enriched the Indian Culture. It has brought changes in many aspects of […]

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