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Obscure religious practices among some Vaiṣṇavas of Assam

Narendra Nath Dutta

Obscure religious practices among some Vaiṣṇavas of Assam

by Narendra Nath Dutta

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Published by Punthi Pustak in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Assam (India),
  • India,
  • Assam.
    • Subjects:
    • Vaishnavism -- India -- Assam.,
    • Assam (India) -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [200]-208).

      StatementNarendra Nath Dutta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2016.A88 D88 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2008605M
      ISBN 108185094314
      LC Control Number90907225

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Christianity is a third largest religion in Assam, a state of India in the north-eastern region. The population of Christians in Assam is 1, making up % state population as of census report and it is also second growing religion in Assam after Islam.

The largest concentration of Christians in Assam can be found in Dima Hasao District where Christian population there is 30%. Page 35 - senthorse-men well equipped to Assam, but the whole army perished in that land of witchcraft and not a trace of it was left. Appears in 10 books from Page iv - Ahoins wore endowed with the historical faculty in a very high degree ; and their priests and leading families possessed buranjis or histories, which were periodically brought up to date.4/5(3).

Page - Fifty men were decapitated in one day. A large building was then erected of bamboos and grass, with a raised bamboo platform ; into this building were thrust men, children and poor innocent women with infants, and a large quantity of fuel having been placed round the building it was ignited: in a few minutes — it is said by witnesses of the scene now living— two hundred persons.

Assam is home to some 75 species of trees, many of which have commercial value. Sal (Shorea robusta) and hollong (Dipterocarpus rhetusus) trees are among the most bountiful of the hardwoods. Bamboo, orchids, and ferns also are abundant. In an age when acceptability is supposed to be the norm of the day, a shocking case of religious intolerance has come to the fore in Assam.

The. Islam is the second largest religion in Assam. Islam is also fastest growing religion in Assam according to census report. According to the census, the population of Assam is roug, out of which there w, Muslims in the Indian state of Assam, forming over % of its s are majority in almost 9 districts of Assam according to census.

Christians believe that the Bible, religious leaders and statements of belief, eg the Apostles' Creed, should be respected as conveying deep religious truths. Street pastors A Christian organisation consisting of people who work mainly at night on city streets, caring for those who need help.

The partial isolation of some of these divisions, local feuds, the universal custom of head-hunting, and the need of human victims to accompany the spirits of the dead, all doubtless aided in separating Page the tribe into a number of dialect groups,—groups which nevertheless retained the old culture to a surprising degree.

In the book of Genesis, God bestows a new name upon Abram--Abraham, a father of many nations. With this name and his Covenant, Abraham would become the patriarch of three of the world's major religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Connected by their mutual--if differentiated--veneration of the One God proclaimed by Abraham, these traditions share much beyond their origins in the ancient.

Nice research to find all these - and presumably all the better for having been to the area. I can't be the only Westerner for whom Assam mostly means tea.

(Which won't sound nice to people who know the place.) Reminded me of when I did a similarly obscure Estonian list not long ago which weirdly enough also has 18 books. Symbolism is an ancient cultural practice in Assam and is still a very important part of the Assamese way of life.

Various elements are used to represent beliefs, feelings, pride, identity, etc. Tamulpan, Xorai and Gamosa are three important symbolic elements in Assamese culture.

Bible Book List × Are you getting the most out of Bible Gateway. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. Encyclopedia of The Bible – Assamias. Resources» Encyclopedia of The Bible» A» Assamias. Assamias. ASSAMIAS. ASV Apoc. form of Hashabiah. Bible Gateway.

This application gives information of famous temples in Assam with location so you can reach easily. Assam Religious Sites: See reviews and photos of 10 religious sites in Assam, India on Tripadvisor. "Religion and Cultural Memory is not only an excellent book for scholars who want to develop a timely understanding of theoretical key concepts like memory, text, myth, and ritual, but is also a stimulation introduction for anyone interested in the genisis of our cultural self-understanding."Reviews: 3.

View History of Assam Research Papers on for free. Assam (Assamese: অসম) is a state in the north eastern region of has an area of 78, km² (30, mi²).It is bigger than Panama but smaller than the Czech is one major river (Brahamputra) that flows through the length of the state lies on the foothills of the are two international borders touched by Assam: Bhutan and Bangladesh.

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Abrahamic Religions Books Showing of “Buddhism is more philosophical among the most widely practiced religions of the world, if Buddhism can be viewed as a religion in some context, because its questions are more open, but not strictly closed, as in Abrahamic religions, and therefore less dogmatic.On the whole, modern sociology is largely geared to dealing with Western religious institutions and practices, though some notable work has been done, especially since World War II, in Asian sociology of religion.Early History of the Vaiṣṇava Faith and Movement in Assam: Śaṅkaradeva and By Maheswar Neog.

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