Vol. 1 No. 1 (2019): Volume 1, Issue 1, Year 2019
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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


  • 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

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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.


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