Bhakti Movement: A Socio-Religious Struggle of The Marginalised Society

  title={Bhakti Movement: A Socio-Religious Struggle of The Marginalised Society},
  author={Mohua Dutta},
  journal={Indian journal of applied research},
  • Mohua Dutta
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Indian journal of applied research
  • Bhakti Movement, as a socialist criticism, became a platform for the marginalised sections of shudras and atishudras to protest against social inequalities based on the ‘varna’ system, authorised by Manusmriti and other vedic scriptures. It belied the term ‘bhakti’ to not only mean institutionalised religion, but also individual salvation. The sants preached exemplary standards of castelessness and a non-hierarchical life of fellow humanism, spread the message of love and unity, and urged… CONTINUE READING
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