Hinduism and tribals 1-2
Hinduism and tribals. Language. Rituals and festivals. Caste. Gender. History, assimilation types diagram. Burman +- prime assimilated. Losing retain assimilate distinct integrated. Prim, semi, accul, assimilate, resist.
Hinduism polytheistic with various believes practices and philosophies. It has entered tribal life with
cultural contact, pilgrims, travellers and Sadhus
Cultural contact. Revivalist movements. Revolutions. Conflict.
believed tribals are just
but recent view by scholars like xaxa is that day they have kept their unique traditions with them and some are asserting the unique and identity.
by perceiving and of intoxication and animal sacrifice among the tribals.
movement of Oraon tried to purify religious and social life of tribals by modelling on Hinduism. Tried to abandon pics falls intoxicants and moving away from spirits.
N K Bose
wrote about it in his Hindu mode of tribal absorption and later concept expanded to sanskritization by Srinivas.
Srivastava 1958 study of Central Himalayan tribes reve
aled that they have been accepted as shudras. Taru solo Hindu practices like sacred thread, marriage rituals.
show that 88 there getting many Hindu features like him celebrating Hindu festivals, rituals, marriage practices.
Meenas have been assimilated
in the caste system.
Oraons mundas speak Hindi but also their own language kurukh
Sen gupta 1966. accepted Hindus lifestyle with concept of Karma, pollution and purity. Hindu pantheon of festivals. Caste surnames.
Revivalist movement by Vishva Hindu Parishad in Madhya Pradesh and RSS recently to convert tribals in to Hinduism. Sarana rising.
local practices of
eating and drinking which is
crucial for their diet.
exposes them to moneylenders
and outsiders who expert them.
Lose language and culture
Tribals trying to revive Sarana religion in chita Nagpur region. Akhil Bhartiya sarna Dharm org. Jai aadivasi yuva shakti party banner. Educated tribals.