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Socio-cultural and religious traditions of Kashmiri Pandits

Piyaray Raina

Socio-cultural and religious traditions of Kashmiri Pandits

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Published by NeeRoh in Alpharetta, GA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kashmir Śaivism -- Rituals.,
  • Kashmir Śaivism -- Doctrines.,
  • Kashmiri Pandits -- Social life and customs.,
  • Kashmiri Pandits -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPiyaray Raina (Saddhak).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1281.1555 .R35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 562 p. :
    Number of Pages562
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17176271M
    ISBN 100977219380
    LC Control Number2006907336
    OCLC/WorldCa81936885

    We, the Kashmiri Hindus, known as Pandits, appeal to. all the nations of the world; all peace loving, secular and democratic countries which value and recognize the urges, aspirations and just rights of minorities round the globe; all organizations that monitor and report on human rights' violations against ethnic religious communities; and.


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Socio-Cultural and Religious Traditions of Kashmiri Pandits on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Hardcover. He has been writing extensively on religious matters in various KP journals and internet. He has written a masterly book “Socio- Cultural and Religious Traditions of Kashmiri Pandits” (Published in USA) which has been described as encyclopedia of Kashmiri traditions by.

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4 However, the spread of Islam in Kashmir was not always very Size: KB. The Kashmiri Pandits Cultural Society (UK), a group of vibrant and dedicated Kashmiri Pandits in the UK have attempted to recreate the memories of the Tulmul spring and Mata Kheerbhawani puja right here in the heart of 28 th June anyone who attended the day’s proceedings at the Vishwa Hindu Kendra, Southall were transported very.

Besides there are numerous rituals, traditions and festivals of proto-Vedic origin which the Kashmiri Pandits follow. Perhaps, the most interesting development of the Neelmat period was the evolution of Shakht religious system with its deep theological basis.

I am a Kashmiri Pandit and I am well versed to answer this question. Before directly answering I will give a background study regarding the circumstances which led to the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits.

The last and final exodus of Kashmiri Pandits wa. Kashmiri Overseas Association, Inc. (KOA) is a c(3) non-profit, tax-exempt socio-cultural organization registered in Maryland, USA. Its purpose is to protect, preserve, and promote Kashmiri ethnic and socio-cultural heritage, to promote and celebrate festivals, and to provide financial assistance to the needy and deserving.

Thus, it is important to understand our religious philosophy and how our Kashmiri traditions are different from the rest of the country. Our Religious Philosophy.

Right from Vedic times Sanatana Dharma developed along two broad traditions known as Shaivism and Vaishnavism. The main outlines of these traditions are. It was during this period that there was a clear socio-cultural assimilation process in Kashmir Certain characters such as Lalla Ded influenced this concept.

Socio-cultural and religious traditions of Kashmiri Pandits book was a Sufi mystic (born in a Hindu household) from the 14th century. She managed to prove that there could be an in between among Hindu Vedic traditions and Muslim mysticism. I am a Kashmiri Pandit.

I am presenting this “Simplified worship manual for Kashmiri Pandits” at the request of biradari, particularly the younger generation, who grew up in Kashmir but now are scattered all over world.

They have been impressed with my book “Socio-Cultural and Religious Traditions of Kashmiri Pandits” released in He maintains a Facebook page and has a blog: He was invited to read a paper on Kashmir Shaivism at the International Vedic Conference held at the University of Massachusetts USA in He published his first book, titled Socio-Cultural and Religious Traditions of Kashmiri Pandits in The Kashmiri Pandits have long played a vital role in Indian politics, and have made outstanding contributions to Indian culture and society.

This study attempts to present a balanced history of the Pandits, drawing on both documented fact and legendary history. 2) Religious traditions. 3) Social customs. 4) Festivals. 5) Music, singing and dance.

6) Food. 7) Dress. 8) Art. 1) Language. The language we speak is known as Kashmiri. It is spoken by about four million Kashmiris, both Hindus and Muslims.

These Pujas have been given in detail in the book “Socio Cultural and Religious Traditions of Kashmiri Pandits” (kp-culture-and religion ). These are considered very long by present standards and need to be shortened.

Alternate Simplified Kriya model is prescribed as under: Day of Cremation- No pujas are needed. history of srinagar () a study in socio-cultural change by mohammad ishaq khan Posted by: Utpal Publications Thursday, Decem The focus of this book is on the interplay of several social, economic, cultural and political forces that led to the transition of Srinagar from the medieval to the modern age during   “InLord Ahmad in a seminar at LSE said that the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits was a myth created by Delhi.

Later on last year I had the opportunity to attend a seminar at the Parliament organised by KPCS where the history of J&K was discussed and I got a chance to hear the Kashmiri Pandits’ perspective and Dogra perspective of the exodus.

(To get "Socio-Cultural and Religious Traditions of Kashmiri Pandits," literally a cultural treasure for Kashmiri Pandits, a book by this author, please visit He is the author of “Socio Religious and Cultural Traditions of Kashmiri Pandits”. He writes regularly for various community magazines.

The Kashmir question Kashmiri Pandits remember Janu ‘It is for your own good to leave’ Twenty-six years ago to the day that proved to. The life of Kashmiri Pandits revolved round observance of all sorts of festivals, which are socio/religious in nature.

The festivals extended from one to over a period of 23 days. But after migration, the lack of accommodation and resources, absence of the temples and sacred places and rivers has brought in the significant variations in the. Manzoor Hussain and Rafia Rashid., Dynamics of Cultural Identity in Non-Migrant Kashmiri Pandits: A Sociological Study | P a g e Further.

Deconstructing grand myth of Kashmiriyat [Kashmiri] Shaivite traditions & mystic that Islam laid the foundation of true socio-cultural-religious cohesiveness & harmony connecting people of.

religious affinities. The Kashmiri Pandits, a minority (about 4 % of the total population) Notion of common cultural traditions The main tenet of Kashmiriyat is the network of socio-cultural and historical ties that bind all Kashmiris regardless of religion, into an independent social collective.

While Kashmiri Muslims and Kashmiri. Mirza Waheed, in The Collaborator and The Book of Gold Leaves, and Shahnaz Bashir in The Half Mother, also recount the surge of people’s religious passions with the onset of the armed movement. The new Kashmiri identity is thus shown to recast itself in religious terms, and this has put Kashmiri Muslims and Pandits at loggerheads and.

Piyaray Raina has written: 'Socio-cultural and religious traditions of Kashmiri Pandits' Asked in Books and Literature What is the conflict of the book SMILE. ANTYESHTI & SHRADDHA (Death Rituals) (The details for performance of the ritual are based on the book “Socio Cultural and Religious Traditions of Kashmiri Pandits by Piyaray Raina (Saddhak)(Search from Google) For the attention of Community members.

Alternate angas (parts of a ritual) of a Sanskare, as per Kashmiri tradition, have been identified and given separately to maintain our tradition if so desired by the performer.

Other optional angas such as Bali Vishva Deva homa, performed by some on Shivratri and as death ritual, have also been given separately. g Book Review v Piyaray Raina's 'Socio-Cultural & Religious Traditions of KPs' - Dr.

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& Page 12 Special Feature g Life and Works of. Selective killings of Kashmiri Pandits (people from Hindu minority) had already started and all the community was still awaiting some miracle to take place that could restore some semblance of normalcy.

I, like other days, came back to home after playing cricket with my two younger brothers at around 6 P.M. The non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits have got comprising self-image in the sense that they compromise even on performing certain customs and traditions. Before migration, they used to.

It not only affected the economy of the state but tremendously affected the socio-cultural fabric of the Kashmiri society by creating a divide.

Will Revoking Article End The ‘Islamisation’ Of Kashmir Issue. Time Cultural Confluence of Islamic and Sanskiritc Traditions— Kashmiriyat—Is Restored In the Valley. - An exclusivist Islamic identity which was never ever part of the syncretic valley of Kashmir has been deeply imbibed by the Jam’at-e-Islami and, Islam and Politics, New Age Islam Special Correspondent, New Age.

An attempt has been made to study the changes that the community witnessed through time in their socio-cultural and demographic-economic sphere after displacement. The paper has tried to look in to the migration process leading to marginality in case of Kashmiri Pandits after The Indian subcontinent stepped into its independent nationhood amidst the greatest refugee crisis in the modern era, when an estimated fourteen million people migrated across the borders of India and Pakistan.

And yet, a theoretical understanding of the refugee phenomenon has evolved much more recently in thes. This is especially true of the International Relations. No book of history or literature of any credence on Kashmirhas anywhere used the term “Kashmiriyat” in its references to socio-cultural values of its inhabitants: Kashmiris.

(I). [Kashmiri] Shaivite traditions & mystic Sufi practices, or a blend of religious belief systems of Islam, Buddhism & Hinduism.

This book covers a wide range of topics. They include the origins and creation of the ancient kingdoms. It also includes the development of agriculture in ancient India. This book also provides an overview of socio-cultural development of South India.

It is done through a comprehensive examination of its historical trajectory. The papers included in this book cover a wide range of social cultural scholastic and artistic aspirations of the Kashmiri Pandits.

It focusses attention on the past and present activities of this small community that has survived many genocides in history and still continues to provide leadership in its chosen areas of interest.They had to pay tax even for performing their religious rites and obligations, rituals and customs.

To preserve the distinctive traits of their sect and creed the Kashmiri Pandits were bound to pay 40 precious stones to the ruler. The Chak era goes down as black saga in the history of the Kashmiri Pandits.Islam is the second-largest religion in India, with % of the country's population or approx.

million people identifying as adherents of Islam ( census). It makes India the country with the largest Muslim population outside Muslim-majority countries. The majority of Indian Muslims belong to Sunni sect of Islam while the Shia form a sizeable minority.