Understanding Indian Religious Practice in Malaysia

@article{Gill2010UnderstandingIR,
  title={Understanding Indian Religious Practice in Malaysia},
  author={Savinder Kaur Gill and Nirmala Gopal},
  journal={Journal of Social Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={135 - 146}
}
Abstract Religion is a binding factor for People of Indian Origin (PIO) residing in Malaysia and may well be so for Indians in other parts of the world. There is a ferociously upheld perception within the Malaysian Indian community that switching religions is tantamount to discarding one’s identity, the ultimate betrayal of the ancestral lineage. One ceases to be Indian once one embraces Islam. One ceases to be Punjabi once one practices Buddhism or Christianity. Switching religions is taboo… 
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