Read about Indological Approach of Study of Modernization of Indian Tradition. Guide to Sociology Students. G. S. Ghurye and the Politics of Sociological Knowledge Naicker .. significance to a grand Indological conception of sacred, and indeed sacerdotal, values. scholars are like B.K. Sarkar, G.S. Ghurye, R.K. Mukherjee, K.M. Kapadia, Irawati Ghurye’s Indological Approach hovers around the study of Indian Culture.

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Indological Approach of

So it is accorded to Khatriyas. Acc to him Indian society is a Hindu Society and cannot be understood without understanding Hindu Tradition. Therefore Brahmin are given this responsibility.

Hindu culture has local cultures as Kali, Shiva, Vaishnav etc 4. He shaped the study of indoolgy from there on; he also founded the Indian Sociological society in and established in and he remained its president for 15 years, then he too circulated some newsletter like Sociological Bulletin and sociological journal. In this context, we are discussing here Radhakamal Mukerjee, G.

Features of Caste System. It dependent on inter-disciplinary work like methods of philology its origin and needs demonstrate, the incorporation of art history, archeology, philosophy, folklore, anthropology and even economics and law.

Help Center Find new research papers in: British followed forest policy that brought huge hardship to tribes. Influenced by Hindu traditional ways, he rejected British policy of isolation.

This ensured stability and continuity in society. Civil and religious disabilities: Ghurye was initially influenced by the reality of diffusionist approach of British social anthropology but subsequently he switched on to the ghurhe of Indian society from indological and anthropological perspectives.

Culture and society 3. Caste has gone through the process of fusion and fission in different ways in Indian history.


Notes for UPSC: Indology (G S Ghurye)

Prabhu and Irawati Karve have tried to explore Hindu social institutions and practices, either with reference to religious texts or through the analysis of contemporary practices. Social Reforms in Colonial rule. Thus, textual variety of ethnosociology that emerged in the late s marks a noticeable shift from the European a la Dumont to the American tradition of social anthropology. Here Modernisation of Tradition replaces culture. It indologj also be viewed that Indological approach refers to the historical and comparative method based on Indian texts in the study of Indian society.

Period of Dharmasastras- summed up in manner at the outset and in the Vishnu purana at the end. Learner, Optimist, Art enthusiast Geographical Spread of Tribes. DOL was based on convenience and need, started with family was genesis of caste system. They have contributed tremendously for the development of the society and from their contribution there was the evolving of Indological Sg.

Indological Approach of G.S.Ghurye

Ghurye and Louis Dumont who used Indological approach in their research. Indology, more specifically, the branch dealing with interpretation of ancient texts, and linguistic studies of problems of ancient Indian culture would be more fruitful if supplemented by archaeological, sociological, anthropological, numismatic and ethnographic evidence and vice versa. Ghurye explains caste in India on the basis of six distinctive characteristics: Caste and race in India 2. The studies conducted during this period cover a wide range of subjects, such as social structure and relationships, cultural values, kinship, ideology, cultural transactions and symbolism of life and ghudye world etc.

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Indological or Textual Perspective of Sociology – Explained

Madan, replacing Ijdology and Pocock. Perspectives on t’s study i. A casteless society or a plural society? During Vedic period caste was a product of race. He was married to Sajubai of Vengurla, a town near Malwan. When field studies in many areas of their interest in India became difficult, textual analysis, either of classics or ethics or field notes from inddology earlier data, represented a fruitful basis for continued analysis of Indian structure and tradition in the s indoloogy s Singh, State and Non State steps to abolish discrimination.


Origin of Indian Culture Diffusing and evolving continuously, through length breadth of country Each community has God, own conception of sacred and rituals Aryans arrived with their own culture and negotiated with local culture thus creating a fusion of now known as Hindu Traditional Culture. His study came when majority anthropologist claimed that separate identity of tribes be maintained.

The knowledge of Sanskrit also helps ineology understand the great culture and philosophical tradition of India. Thus, the metropolitan economy emerged to dominate the village economy. Idea of Indian Village. He argued that incorporation of Hindu values and norms into tribal life was positive step in process of tribal development.

According to Ghurye hierarchy becomes the major consideration for deciding all these aforesaid variables. Caste System perspective by M N Srinivas.

Therefore tribes of India arebackward Hindus. When we see Bhurye as the indologist as the study of Indian society he actually comprises the Indological approaches which mostly concepts, theories and frameworks of Indian civilization which is unique to Indian society.

By taking these two point Ghurye tries to evaluate society which are actually base on the integration of diverse, racial, or ethnic groups, and Ghurye highlights six structural features of caste systems. With advancement of society work got fs based on interest.

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