List of Project Awardees 2020 to 2021, India's First DOI registered and Google Scholar Tamil Journal
Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): Volume 1, Issue 1, Year 2019
Highlighted Article

The Cultural Dialectics of the Devotional Movement in Tamil Religion

Suresh R
Department of Tamil & Indian Languages, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641021, India

Published 2019-01-30

Keywords

  • Religion,
  • History,
  • Tamil,
  • Cultural

How to Cite

R, S. (2019). The Cultural Dialectics of the Devotional Movement in Tamil Religion. International Research Journal of Tamil, 1(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.34256/irjt1911

Plum Analytics

Abstract

Religion is a reflection of the cultural backgrounds of human history. It is only natural that changes in the religious traditions and culture of a community can change when a particular society changes. The 6th-7th century CE is of great importance for the history of Tamil Nadu. This is a period in which the Tamil community has undergone many changes in the political, cultural and economic fundamentals. Samana, Buddhism, Vegetarianism, Vaishnava, Vedas.

Metrics

Metrics Loading ...

References

  1. Arunan, The Philosophical Legacy of Tamils Part 1, Vasantham Publications, Madurai (2010), Pg No 13-14.
  2. N. Muthu Mohan, The Politics of Indian Philosophy, Kangu Publications, Chennai, (2005) Pg No. 38-39.
  3. Christian Lee Novetzke, Bhakti and Its Public, International Journal of Hindu Studies, 11 (2007) 255-272.
  4. Demelza Jones, Being Tamil, being Hindu: Tamil migrants’ negotiations of the absence of Tamil Hindu spaces in the West Midlands and South West of England, Religion, 46 (2016) 53-74.
  5. Prentiss, Karen, (1999), The Embodiment of Bhakti. New York: Oxford University Press.
  6. Sharma, Krishna. (1987), Bhakti and the Bhakti Movement: A New Perspective, New Delhi, Munshriram Manoharlal.
  7. Christian Lee Novetzke, Divining an Author: The Idea of Authorship in an Indian Religious Tradition, History of Religions, 42 (2003) 213-242.