Kalighat: Its Impact on Socio-Cultural Life of Hindus

By: Indrani Basu Roy

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The Kali Temple of Kalighat, one of the most Sacred pilgrim centres of Hindus in India, is the main Focus of this nice work. It is an effort to weigh the radiating influence of a traditional Religious centre over the contemporary social life. The temple, devotees and all sacred performances at Kalighat have been discussed with emphasis on the changing Pattern of religious practices, the utility of Pilgrimage for the promotion of trade and market complex, diversified role of sacred specialists, evolution and new perspective in sacred tradition.The basic elements which have been highlighted in the analysis are social configuration, human disposition, changing value system and rules of conduct in an age-old society. On a broader theoretical level. The authoress intends to discuss the problems of myths and religion, Ideology and social structure- a microcosm of Indian civilization.Printed Pages: 190.

Title: Kalighat: Its Impact on Socio-Cultural Life of Hindus

Author Name: Indrani Basu Roy

Categories: Philosophy, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1993

ISBN: 8121204011

ISBN 13: 9788121204019

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 105767

Keywords: Kalighat: Its Impact on Socio-Cultural Life of Hindus Indrani Basu Roy